News and media releases


  • | News

    Frequency deviation in continental European grid leads to grid time deviations

    Since mid-January, the continental European grid has experienced a continuous deviation from the mean value of the 50 Hz grid frequency.
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    Chamoson – Chippis: Preparatory field work has commenced

    After proceedings ended with the dismissal of appeals by the Federal Court on 1 September 2017, preparatory field work for the construction of the 380-kilovolt (kV) Chamoson-Chippis line will begin in January 2018.
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    Swissgrid takes over additional parts of the transmission grid

    With the entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2018, Swissgrid has taken over additional facilities belonging to the transmission grid.
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    Green light for faster electricity grid expansion

    Today, Parliament voted in favour of the «Electricity Grid Strategy». This bill will contribute to optimizing and speeding up the approval processes for grid renovation.
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    Swissgrid’s and TransnetBW’s joint coordinating company is being dissolved

    At the time, the aim of the company was to improve security of supply and to handle grid activities on the German/Swiss border efficiently.
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    Swissgrid concludes additional share capital increase

    At the extraordinary General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd held on 4 December 2017, shareholders agreed to the proposals of the Board of Directors.
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    Timely grid renovation and expansion jeopardized

    The grid renovation that is necessary for Switzerland's security of supply is progressing very sluggishly.
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    Pronovo announced as enforcement agency for renewable energies advancement programmes

    Swissgrid has established the independent subsidiary Pronovo AG as the accredited certification body for recording guarantees of origin and processing federal funding programmes for renewable energies.
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    Swissgrid acquires further transmission grid systems and plans requisite share capital increases

    The corresponding amendments to the articles of incorporation are to be approved by the Federal Council in December 2017.
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    Ground-breaking ceremony for the expansion of the Pradella – La Punt extra-high-voltage line

    Swissgrid is expanding the existing line, thereby removing a grid bottleneck.
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