Axpo hydropower plants to supply electricity to Sunrise

Oil&Gas Materials 22 January 2020 17:46 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.22

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

Swiss Axpo company and Sunrise Communications AG have concluded an agreement on electricity supply, Trend reports citing Axpo.

Reportedly, the agreement envisages the supply of electricity from the Axpo hydropower plants to all the Sunrise locations in Switzerland.

“Axpo supplies the company with certified electricity from Swiss hydropower plants at a fixed price set down in the agreement. This applies to all Sunrise locations on the open market that have a power consumption of over 100 MWh per year. Locations with lower consumption that cannot benefit from the open market, or obtain green electricity from their energy supplier, will receive the respective guarantee of origin for power from European hydropower plants from Axpo. With the contract, Sunrise is relying solely on renewable energies and has secured the certification for climate-friendly energy production from hydropower,” said the company.

“With the conclusion of this full supply contract, the telecommunications company is not only focusing on sustainability and green electricity. It has also obtained the best possible planning security for its power costs with consumption-adapted full supply from Axpo.”

Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. 5000 employees combine experience and expertise with a passion for innovation. Axpo develops innovative energy solutions based on state-of-the-art technologies for its customers in over 30 countries in Europe and the USA.


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