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Media Release: 31.07.2015 21:00

Swissgrid BOD gives green light for the last loan tranche

Alpiq has so far realised a cash inflow of CHF 411 million

Lausanne – Upon the approval by the Swissgrid Board of Directors, Alpiq has successfully concluded the divestment of the last Swissgrid loan tranche for CHF 48.4 million to an institutional investor as previously announced on 1 July. With this divestment, Alpiq has now realised a cash inflow of CHF 411 million of the total CHF 557 million.

Media Release: 03.07.2015 07:00

Alpiq divests its share in Forces Motrices du Grand-Saint-Bernard SA

Forces Motrices du Grand-Saint-Bernard owns the Toules dam

Lausanne – Alpiq divests its 25% share of the Forces Motrices du Grand-Saint-Bernard SA storage power station to Romande Energie. With this step Alpiq is streamlining its generation portfolio. Hydro power will remain an important pillar of Alpiq’s business activities. The Group will maintain its commitment to preserve Swiss hydropower.

Media Release: 02.07.2015 09:00

Pilot project with Alpiq GridSense technology in single-family houses

Alpiq GridSense technology in single-family houses

Zurich – Decentralised generation of electricity is gaining popularity, presenting new challenges to distribution grid operators. The Alpiq GridSense technology uses artificial intelligence in order to stabilise the electricity distribution grid. Within the framework of an 18-month pilot project in four single-family houses in the municipality of ...

Story: 02.07.2015

GridSense: “A system with a brain”

Marcel Morf

GridSense is the intelligent, decentralised system that controls energy supply in buildings. But what exactly is behind it? Marcel Morf, leader of the trailblazing project, explains its highlights and challenges.