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Media Release: 27.11.2015 07:00

Alpiq divests its share in Forces Motrices de Fully SA

Forces motrices de Fully SA operates a hydroelectric plant fed by the waters of Grand Lac and the Lac de Sorniot.

Lausanne - Alpiq has sold its 28% shareholding in Forces Motrices de Fully SA to SEIC SA, an electricity distribution and multimedia company in the Swiss canton of Valais. Forces Motrices de Fully operates a 3.2 MW hydroelectric power station, which is currently undergoing refurbishment. The sale represents part of the transformation of the Alpiq ...

Story: 26.11.2015

Das war «Hotel Alpiq»: Rückblick auf die Igeho 2015

Hotel Alpiq @ Igeho 2015

Gestern ging die Igeho 2015 in Basel zu Ende. Alpiq war an der Hotellerie- und Gastromesse mit dem «Hotel Alpiq» präsent und zeigte dem Fachpublikum seine Produkte und Services. Ein kurzer Rückblick mit Impressionen vom Stand.

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.