Power failure on 24 July 2018 in Sottoceneri (TI): Investigations concluded
On 24 July 2018, maintenance work was being carried out on behalf of Swissgrid at the Magadino substa-tion (220-kV line, Magadino – Soazza). In the course of the work, an earth fault at 10.43 a.m. led to a tem-porary interruption of the power supply in some areas of the Sottoceneri.
New 380/220 kV transformer for the Laufenburg substation
The installation of a new 380/220 kV transformer in Laufenburg (Aargau) is a further step in the renewal and expansion of the substation in Laufenburg. The project is part of the «Strategic Grid 2025» and plays a key role in the Swiss transmission grid.
Swissgrid implements Strategy 2022 and reorganises business units
Swissgrid is implementing its Strategy 2022 as communicated in spring and continuing to develop as an organisation. This includes organisational adjustments with effect from 1 January 2019 to achieve further improvements in efficiency and professionalisation of the company.