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Media Release: 30.05.2017 07:00

Kraftanlagen ARGE Olkiluoto 3 lose out in arbitration proceedings

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Lausanne – The German Institution for Arbitration e.V. (initials: DIS) has ruled against KAO in the arbitration proceedings between Kraftanlagen ARGE Olkiluoto 3 GesbR (KAO), consisting of Kraftanlagen München GmbH and Kraftanlagen Heidelberg GmbH, and Bilfinger Piping Technologies GmbH (BPT). For KAO, this ruling means one-off, non-recoverable ...

Story: 24.05.2017

Alpiq markets electricity from German wind farm directly on the Swiss wholesale market for the very first time

Wind power to be sold on the wholesale market. Photo: DesignConnection, Jens Scherer.

At first glance, the swishing of the turbines at the Verenafohren wind farm in the border region to the north of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen is no different than that of other wind farms in Germany. The wind farm with an installed capacity of 9.9 MW is located just a few metres away from the Swiss border and is owned by the German company ...

Media Release: 18.05.2017 18:00

Ninth Annual General Meeting of Alpiq Holding Ltd.: Shareholders approved the motions put forth by the Board of Directors

Jens Alder, Chairman

Olten - Alpiq Holding Ltd. held its 9th Annual General Meeting in Trimbach near Olten today. Shareholders approved the 2016 consolidated financial statements of the Alpiq Group as well as the annual report and the 2016 financial statements of Alpiq Holding Ltd. In addition, shareholders elected Heinz Saner as a new member of the Board of Directors.

Media Release: 11.05.2017 11:30

Inauguration of Switzerland's second most powerful pumped storage facility

Veytaux II

This morning, Forces Motrices Hongrin-Léman SA officially inaugurated Switzerland's second most powerful pumped storage power station in Veytaux (canton of Vaud). With an output of 480 megawatts (MW), of which 60 MW act as a reserve, the new power station contributes significantly towards Switzerland's security of supply and is perfectly in line ...