News and media releases


  • | News

    Chamoson – Chippis: Work has begun

    The preparatory work for the Chamoson – Chippis VHV overhead line that started last January is nearing completion for the first two sections between Chalais and Sierre and Sion and Vex.
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    Chamoson – Chippis: supplementary geological study

    In 2015, the cantonal geologist of the Valais requested an additional «natural hazards» study within the framework of the Chamoson – Chippis extra-high-voltage transmission line project.
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  • Hybridleitungen im Feldversuch
    | News

    Hybrid overhead power lines

    A conversion allows up to 50 percent more electricity to be transported via the existing overhead lines.
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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid shareholders approve all the proposals of the Board of Directors

    All the proposals by the Board of Directors were approved at today's Annual General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd. A dividend totalling CHF 29.4 million will be distributed for the 2017 financial year.
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  • | News

    Further development of Swissgrid asset management

    Swissgrid will assume additional roles, above all in the areas of construction supervision, project planning and health, safety & environment (HSE).
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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid reports solid results for 2017 and sets the course for the future

    «Swissgrid can look back on a solid financial year in a challenging environment in 2017», says Yves Zumwald, CEO of Swissgrid.
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  • | News

    Information about balance energy prices in March 2018

    An unusual imbalance led to a major shortfall in the Swiss control area on 31 March 2018. Consequently, Swissgrid had to use large quantities of positive tertiary energy over a lengthy period.
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  • | Media release

    Tariffs for transmission grid decrease again in 2019

    Swissgrid will significantly reduce the tariffs for using the Swiss transmission grid again in 2019. A typical four-person household will now pay an average of CHF 45 a year for Swissgrid’s services. This amounts to around 5% of annual electricity costs.
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  • | Media release

    Andreas Rickenbacher leaves Swissgrid Board of Directors

    The decision comes in the wake of his appointment as a representative of the Canton of Bern to the Board of Directors of BKW.
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  • | News

    Deviations affecting frequency in Continental Europe have ceased

    ENTSO-E has now confirmed with the Serbian and Kosovar TSOs, respectively EMS and KOSTT, that the deviations which affected the average frequency in the synchronous area of Continental Europe have ceased.
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