News and media releases


  • | Media release

    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.
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    Beznau – Birr: Planning approval granted

    SFOE approves partial cabling in Bözberg/Riniken region
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  • | News

    Pradella – La Punt construction plans approved

    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.
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  • | Media release

    Changes in the Executive Board

    Luca Baroni, Head of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer of Swissgrid, will be leaving the company at the end of 2016 to become the new Head of Finances at BLS AG.
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  • | Media release

    Maurice Dierick to become Head of Grid at Swissgrid

    He is therefore the successor to Yves Zumwald, who was named CEO in March 2016.
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    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.
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    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.
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  • | Media release

    Extra-high-voltage line Pradella – La Punt: Plans for expansion approved

    The line will be upgraded to 2 x 380 kV by means of an additional line covering a length of 49 kilometres, which will eliminate grid congestion.
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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors

    Andreas Rickenbacher now holds the office of the canton’s representative on the Board of Directors.
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    Nant de Drance to be hooked up to extra-high-voltage grid after commissioning

    The TV programme 10vor10 (SRF) broadcast a report on the Nant de Drance pump storage power plant and the expansion of the extra-high-voltage in Valais on Tuesday, 26 April.
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