The grid of the future

Switzerland’s electricity system is facing the biggest upheaval in its successful history. The energy reform is not only changing the technical conditions, but also the electricity economy. That is why Swissgrid is upgrading its grid to ensure its secure, environmentally compatible and economically efficient operation in the future.

  • Strategic Grid 2025

    Modernising the transmission grid is key to ensuring a sustainable energy future. The measures needed to upgrade the grid are presented transparently in Swissgrid’s «Strategic Grid 2025» report.

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Grid projects in your area

Would you like to know which lines near you are being upgraded or extended? Enter your postcode 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
  • Grid technologies

    The decision on whether to install a high-voltage line as an overhead line or as an underground cable is based on objective criteria. That's why Swissgrid checks the cable and overhead line options for every grid project.

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  • Research & development

    Swissgrid cooperates with universities to develop the new technologies and methods required to enable the efficient and secure transmission of energy.

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