News and media releases


  • | Media release

    Swissgrid issues further long-term corporate bonds

    On 13 January 2020, Swissgrid Ltd successfully placed two further long-term bond issues with a total volume of CHF 300 million on the capital market’s medium maturity segment.
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  • | Media release

    Capital increase and amendments to the articles of incorporation entered in the commercial register

    Swissgrid’s entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2020 recorded additional share capital in the commercial register because the first valuation adjustment for the transmission grid systems transferred to Swissgrid on 3 January 2019 resulted in a positive change in value.
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  • | News

    Minimum production agreed with hydropower storage plants in Western Switzerland

    Swissgrid has agreed a minimum level of production with selected hydropower storage plants in order to reduce possible increased redispatch demand during the low-consumption days.
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  • | Medienmitteilung

    ElCom's ruling in the system audit proceedings

    The purpose of the proceedings was to calculate the 2013-2015 capital costs and the volume- and tariff-related timing differences for the 2013-2015 Grid Usage and 2011-2015 Ancillary Services segments.
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  • | Media release

    Capital increase completed and amendments to the articles of incorporation requested by Swissgrid

    During the extraordinary board meeting held by Swissgrid Ltd on 4 December 2019, the Board of Directors enacted the share capital increase resulting from adjustments to the valuation of the assets that were acquired on 3 January 2019. The ensuing amendments to Swissgrid’s articles of incorporation still need to be approved by the Swiss Federal Council.
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  • | News

    Planning corridor for the Niederwil – Obfelden line replacement released

    The 220-kilovolt line between Niederwil (AG) and Obfelden (ZH) needs to be replaced by a new 380-kV line. Today, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) presents the planning corridor, which will comprise an overhead and an underground cable section.
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  • Michelle Roth
    | Media release

    Michelle Roth appointed Head of Communication & Stakeholder Affairs

    Michelle Roth (43) becomes the new Head of Communication & Stakeholder Affairs at Swissgrid. She will start her new role on 6 January 2020 and report directly to Chief Executive Officer Yves Zumwald. Michelle Roth will be responsible for all internal and external corporate communication, as well as relationships with Swissgrid's stakeholders.
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  • | Media release

    Additional Swissgrid share capital increase imminent

    The Board of Directors of Swissgrid has approved the implementation of the planned valuation adjustment for the grid systems acquired on 3 January 2019. The corresponding amendments to the articles of incorporation are to be enacted by the Board of Directors and approved by the Federal Council in December 2019.
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  • | News

    Commissioning of the Ernen – Ulrichen line

    The new extra-high-voltage line between Ernen and Ulrichen has been brought into service mid-October 2019. The preliminary work for the next section between Ernen and Mörel-Filet will start in the coming year.
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  • | Medienmitteilung

    Objections to the Bassecourt – Mühleberg grid project

    The voltage increase of the Bassecourt – Mühleberg extra-high-voltage line will be delayed due to objections submitted to the Federal Administrative Court.
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