About us

swissnuclear is the nuclear energy section of swisselectric, the organisation of the Swiss electricity supply companies Axpo Holding, Alpiq Holding and BKW Energie AG. swissnuclear was originally established in 1985 as the nuclear energy subcommittee UAK.

The section has been operating as swissnuclear since 2003, with around ten employees from the areas of technology, research, communication and administration. Its offices are in Olten.

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Michael Plaschy, Alpiq Suisse SA


Dr. Philippe Renault
Tel. 062 205 20 12

Media office

Patrick Jecklin
Tel. 062 205 20 14