News and media releases


  • | Media release

    Doris Russi Schurter leaves Swissgrid Board of Directors

    Doris Russi Schurter has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Swissgrid Ltd since 2007.
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  • | Media release

    Amendments to the articles of incorporation of Swissgrid

    During the extraordinary board meeting of Swissgrid Ltd on 28 November 2016, the Board of Directors implemented the share capital increase due to the valuation adjustments of assets that were acquired on 4 January 2016.
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    Michael Wider leaves Swissgrid Board of Directors

    Michael Wider has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Swissgrid Ltd since 2009.
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  • | Media release

    Valuation of installations of the transmission system

    Since Swissgrid is able to use the income from auctions to cover the allowable costs of the transmission system, it will be possible to avoid any tariff-increasing effect.
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    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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    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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  • | News

    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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