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Grid projects in your area

Would you like to know which lines near you are being upgraded or extended? Enter a location in the field to find out more.

380 kV line
380 kV line
220 kV line
220 kV line
Planning area
Planning area
Existing line
Existing line
Substation
Substation

News and media releases

  • | Media release

    Transmission grid: costs for consumers will remain the same in 2020

    A household with an annual consumption of 4,500 kWh will pay an average of CHF 44 for Swissgrid services in 2020. This amounts to around five per cent of its annual electricity costs. Thus, next year, the financial burden end consumers will bear for the transmission grid will remain at the current level.
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  • | Media release

    Revision of the Federal Electricity Supply Act: Swissgrid welcomes the political debate on security of supply

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  • | News

    Causes of frequency drop of 10 January still under investigation

    A drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system was registered on 10 January 2019 at around 21.00. The causes of this drop are still under investigation by the transmission system operators (TSOs) of ENT-SO-E Regional Group Continental Europe.
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Our dossiers

Swissgrid's environment is demanding and at times complex. But our thematic dossiers give you a good overview of the National Grid Company's wide-ranging activities. Find out more about subjects like emissions, technologies and the grid in our dossiers.

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