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Media Release: 22.09.2016 18:00

Alpiq intends to sell its gas-fired combined cycle power station in Budapest

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Lausanne – Within the framework of the portfolio streamlining of non-strategic assets, Alpiq intends to sell the Csepel gas-fired combined cycle power station in Budapest with an output of 403 MW. Alpiq will use the divestment proceeds to further reduce its net debt.

Media Release: 09.09.2016 17:30

Buyback of bonds: Alpiq continues to reduce debt

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Lausanne – Alpiq Holding Ltd. (Alpiq) has successfully completed its third buyback of bonds due between 2017 and 2021. Overall, bonds totalling CHF 218 million will be repurchased. With this measure, the company is further decreasing its gross debt and funding costs.

Story: 07.09.2016

Flexible hydropower stepped in for nuclear power


In the night of 2/3 September 2016, within just a few minutes, Alpiq compensated the outage of generation at the Gösgen nuclear power station (KKG) by activating the turbines at four hydroelectric power stations. An impressive example for the flexibility of hydropower.

Story: 31.08.2016

Alpiq EnerTrans has completed the expansion of the substation in Veytaux

Extended substation in Veytaux: developed by Alpiq EnerTrans.

A pumped storage power plant belonging to FMHL has been expanded and has now doubled its potential capacity. The existing 220 kV substation in Veytaux in the canton of Vaud therefore had to be renovated and expanded. On behalf of Swissgrid, Alpiq EnerTrans planned and implemented the entire five-year project from A to Z.