We are advancing with determination – guided by our vision: we are shaping the future of energy and, thus, of the corresponding infrastructure as well. Straightforward, reliable and interconnected.
We are boldly pressing forward, adapting and diversifying as we go. This requires a strong network of people who pull together and combine their ideas.
Throughout the whole of 2018, we will be presenting a video series featuring stories about people who work with us for a liveable future every day.
Together we are taking the next step in developing leading energy and infrastructure services.
Moussia de Watteville cares about protecting our environment. Which is why she works for Espace découverte Energie, and as a dry stone waller in the Bernese Jura. The Sentier des Monts connects the Mont-Soleil solar power plant with the Mont-Crosin wind farm, and offers a stunning panoramic view of the Jura and the Alps.
The wind can be very changeable: it can suddenly fall still, only to be powering through the rotor blades again a few hours later. Julian Göhler, one of the founders of the startup Wind Energy Trading WET AG, deals with the wind every hour of every day. He is driven by the desire to make real changes using sustainable energy. He is proud of every day he successfully negotiates the wind’s movements.
Didier Cuche is a father, skier and entrepreneur. He is dedicated to his home country, and invests in a lifestyle that respects his surroundings. When building his new house, he makes sure to use sustainable construction methods and employ renewable energy. We are making his dream reality with our building technology expertise, in collaboration with the architect Andreas Maurer.
Architect Andreas Maurer designs and builds wooden houses. He loves the smell of freshly cut wood. His projects reflect his dedication to the sustainable use of natural resources, as well as his love of the way new things evolve, with people, for people. This is reflected in the house he is designing and building for Didier Cuche in the Bernese Jura.
Jérôme Faehndrich connects people. With the environment, with their homes. He plans and implements electronic installations for our subsidiary inelectro in Jura – energy, made to measure. This works best as part of a team. He is dedicated to protecting the environment, both in his personal and professional life. This comes into play when planning the facilities for Didier Cuche’s new house.
Livia Anne Richard loves to tell stories. Stories that move people, that are timeless and universally relatable. As a writer and director for outdoor theatre, she is fascinated by the interplay between actors and nature. This summer, Gurten, near Bern, will be a venue once again. We have been the main sponsor of the Theater Gurten since its foundation.
Scientist Christophe Ballif tries to make the world a better place. He dreams of achieving a solar cell world record. Together with the team at the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology in Neuenburg (CSEM SA), he researches and develops the technology necessary to achieve this ambition.
Katja Gentinetta wants to know what’s going on in the world. Her strengths include taking an objective approach, thinking outside the box, getting to the heart of the matter, and engaged discussion and communication. A philosopher of economics, politics and social matters, she gets to the bottom of things, and is currently devoting a lot of thought to major contemporary political issues such as democracy, populism...
The secret to his success? Sheer, inexhaustible energy and a passion for cycling. Thömu Binggeli is CEO and test rider at Thömu’s Bike Shop. He started his business at the age of 17, when he began selling bikes from his parents’ farm in Oberried bei Köniz. He dreams of cities that become part of nature thanks to people using bicycles.
Live communication is her passion. Ursina Scheuber, Corporate Events project manager at BKW, loves creating unique, lasting memories and networking people. She is endlessly fascinated by the transmission of images and emotions, personal interactions, and the collaboration with a wide range of individuals that she experiences as part of her job.
Stefan Klute cares about acting sustainably. Together with his team, he is preparing for the decommissioning of the Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant (KKM). In a little over a year, the time will come: on 20 December 2019 the KKM will be the first plant to be removed from the Swiss grid. His passion for his work, his family and the natural world motivate him to strive for a liveable future every day.
Wendy Holdener started skiing almost as soon as she could walk, and she soon began dreaming of becoming a ski racer. She made her first podium by the age of 19. Her most important goal is to keep getting better and be the fastest skier she can be. She cares about sustainability, whether it comes to sport or her home life.
Emmi has been focussed on sustainable development since the 1990s. For Gerold Schatt, Head Group Sustainability at Emmi, this is also a focus in his personal life, and he works to reduce his carbon footprint on a daily basis. He hopes that in the future, 100% renewable energy will become a reality.