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Media Release: 13.11.2015 07:00

Alpiq evaluating the divestment of its shareholdings in AVAG and AEK

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Lausanne – Alpiq is evaluating the divestment of its shareholdings in Alpiq Versorgungs AG (AVAG) and AEK Energie AG (AEK). Both companies are regional energy suppliers in the Swiss Midlands. Alpiq will use the proceeds from the sale to further reduce net debt. Alpiq is continuing to consistently implement the Group’s transformation.

Story: 04.11.2015

Heat wave summer of 2015: a challenge for the hydroelectric power stations in the Alps

In July 2015, the overflow from the Gebidem reservoir amounted to the equivalent of 16.6 GWh, which corresponds to the annual electricity consumption of 3,700 households.

2015 was the second warmest summer since measurements began in 1864. The heat had a significant impact on electricity generation. Alpiq's storage power stations in the Alps were also affected. The vast quantities of meltwater last July had both positive and negative effects.

Media Release: 08.10.2015 09:00

Alpiq expands its end customer business with Sodexo


Lausanne – The Swiss electricity supplier and energy services provider Alpiq and the French facility management specialist Sodexo are entering the German market for energy management services with the joint company Sodexo Energy Services. In addition to facility management services, the new company will now also provide Sodexo customers with ...

Media Release: 02.10.2015 18:00

Alpiq sells Bayet gas-fired combined-cycle power plant

Bayet power plant

Lausanne – Alpiq has sold its Bayet 408-MW gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in France to the French energy group Direct Energie. The divestment takes place within the framework of the transformation of the Alpiq Group, the objectives of which are to achieve focussed cost management and to reduce net debt.