With 2128 Gigawatt hours (GWh) the KWO, Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG, has achieved a very good production result.
The KWO has begun preparing for the consctruction of the Kapf-Innertkirchen parallel shaft. A transport cable car is currently being constructed and tunneling of the shaft will begin this year.
The Canton of Bern has decreed measures for water body restoration in the KWO's catchment area. These measures will be carried out by the KWO within the specified time frame of the end of 2012.
On Monday 20 September, the KWO submitted three concession applications to the Bernese Government as part of their investment program KWO plus. Submission of these applications is in accordance with the findings of the Bernese cantonal advisory group.
From January 2011 the historic alpine hotel Grimsel Hospiz will open its doors for guests in winter - offering a unique opportunity to experience a high alpine winter in exclusive tranquility, harkening back on the old hospiz tradition where traders were given shelter on their way over the pass.
On July 29th, 2008 the ground breaking ceremony was held for the construction of the new 150 kv switchyard in Innertkirchen. Construction has continued rapidly since then and the building shell is due to be completed mid November – another milestone reached. The switchyard is due to be completed early in 2011 at a cost of approximately 27.6 million Swiss francs.