380-kV line from Beznau to Birr: Partial underground cabling «Gäbihübel» can be realised
The planning approval decision of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) on 19 July 2016 for the grid construction project Beznau – Birr has come into force, as no complaints have been received opposing it.
Following approval by the Swiss Federal Inspectorate for Heavy Current Installations (Eidgenössische Starkstrominspektorat, ESTI) of the plans for the upgrade of the line Pradella-La Punt, the Federal Administrative Court has confirmed that no objections to the order have been have received.
Chamoson – Chippis: the lifting of the suspensive effect to construction of the Chandoline connection has been approved
On 12 May 2016, following a request from Swissgrid, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (FAC) lifted the suspensive effect applying to construction of the connection of the Chandoline substation to the 220 kV overhead line between Chamoson and Chippis.
New 380 kV line to transport electricity generated by Nant de Drance – planning approval process and construction work in 2016
The Federal Inspectorate for Heavy Current Installations (ESTI) has granted the construction plans for last section of the 380 kV Châtelard – La Bâtiaz overhead line, from pylon 127 to the La Bâtiaz station, and the replacement of the substation of La Bâtiaz.