Alpiq in: Europe

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Media Release: 16.02.2017 09:00

Alpiq awarded contract by CERN


Lausanne – Alpiq has been awarded the contract for the construction of new switchgear in order to upgrade the electricity grid of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva. The construction of the new transformer station will enable CERN to carry out uninterrupted experiments and research. The deciding factors for the ...

Media Release: 17.01.2017 11:00

New FMHL+ power station is fully operational

Storage units of the FMHL+

The new Forces Motrices Hongrin-Léman SA (FMHL+ project) power station has been fully operational since the beginning of 2017. The FMHL pumped storage power station has thereby doubled its pumped storage capacity from 240 to 480 megawatts (MW), including a 60 MW reserve. In spite of the particularly difficult conditions for hydroelectric power, ...

Story: 13.01.2017

High-speed line Treviglio-Brescia: Alpiq EnerTrans successfully completes work

Glimpse of the new High-Speed line in northern Italy.

On 11 December 2016, the High-Speed line between Treviglio and Brescia in northern Italy was officially opened. Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A. was heavily involved in the construction work and was the lead company in the construction consortium for the technologies High Voltage Transmission Lines and Contact Lines.

Media Release: 15.12.2016 07:00

New provisional contribution rates established for the Decommissioning and Waste Disposal Funds

Kernkraftwerk Gösgen

Lausanne – The Administrative Commission of the Decommissioning and Waste Disposal Funds (STENFO) has established the provisional contribution rates for the period from 2017 to 2021 for the Gösgen and Leibstadt nuclear power plants. The implications for Alpiq will be reflected in the 2016 annual statements of the two partner plants.