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Profile of registrant

Axpo Holding AG

Identification number in the register: 08171556938-65
Registration date: 13/10/11 14:36:04

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/03/14 16:12:24
The date of the last annual update was 17/09/13 14:26:03

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Axpo Holding AG
Acronym: Axpo
Legal status: Stock corporation under Swiss law
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Andrew Walo
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Eberhard Roehm-Malcotti
Position: Head of EU Energy Policy

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 23 Parkstrasse 
Baden 5401
Telephone number: (+41) 56 200 37 77
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Axpo Group, comprising Axpo Power AG, Axpo Trading AG and Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG (CKW AG), is a Swiss energy firm with a strong local base and a European presence. Axpo is wholly owned by the cantons of Northeastern Switzerland and, together with its partners, supplies electricity to around three million people. Axpo is active along the value chain from electricity production to distribution and sales, and is also involved in international energy trading. In addition, Axpo offers innovative energy services to customers in Switzerland and Europe.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Eberhard Röhm 07/03/14 05/03/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

• Commission Communication on Energy Roadmap 2050
• Commission Recommendation on preparations for the roll-out of smart metering systems
• Communication: A European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-PLAN) - Towards a low carbon future
• Directive amending Directive 2003/96/EC restructuring the Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity
• Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 concerning measures to safeguard security of gas supply and repealing Council Directive 2004/67/EC
• Communication COM(2010)186: A European strategy on clean and energy efficient vehicles
• Commission Communication on the internal energy market
• Regulation on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure and repealing Decision No 1364/2006/EC
• Communication on smart grids: from innovation to deployment
• Communication from the Commission: Europe 2020: A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth
• Commission Communication "Renewable Energy: a major player in the European energy market"
• Directive 2009/29/EC amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to improve and extend the EU greenhouse gas emission allowance trading system of the Community
• Decision amending Directive 2003/87/EC clarifying provisions on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances
• Directive 2009/31/EC on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directives 85/337/EEC, 96/61/EC, Directives 2000/60/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006
• Commission Communication on Carbon Capture Storage
• Directive on energy efficiency and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC
• Directive on markets in financial instruments repealing Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (recast)
• Regulation on markets in financial instruments and amending Regulation [EMIR] on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories
• Directive on the access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms and amending Directive 2002/87/EC on the supplementary supervision of credit institutions, insurance undertakings and investment firms in a financial conglomerate
• Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms
• Regulation 648/2012/EU of 4 July 2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories
• Directive on criminal sanctions for insider dealing and market manipulation
• Regulation on insider dealing and market manipulation (market abuse)
• Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency
• Commission Communication on security of energy supply and international cooperation - "The EU Energy Policy: Engaging with Partners beyond Our Borders"
• Decision setting up an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements between Member States and third countries in the field of energy
• Directive on the award of concessions contracts
• ENSREG Action plan: Follow-up of the peer review of the stress tests performed on European nuclear power plants
• Revision of Council Directive 2009/71/EURATOM of 25 June 2009 establishing a Community Framework for the Nuclear Safety of Nuclear Installations

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Axpo is a member of EFET (European Federation of Energy Traders) and Eurogas (Association representing the European gas wholesale, retail and distribution sectors). Axpo also engages in Eurelectric (Union of the Electricity Industry).

Financial data

Financial year: 10/2012 - 09/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The above mentioned estimation of costs does not include membership fees for associations as described under "Networking", since these associations are themselves registered in the EU Transparency Register.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Axpo Code of Conduct