Ancillary services

Ancillary services ensure a continuous balance between consumption and production. Swissgrid has the legally prescribed task of procuring ancillary services using market-based processes.

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News and media releases

  • | Media release

    Swissgrid concludes additional share capital increase

    At the extraordinary General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd held on 5 December 2018, shareholders agreed to the proposals of the Board of Directors.
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  • | News

    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.
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  • Heavy transport on the road from Auhafen in Muttenz to the substation in Laufenburg
    | News

    New 380/220 kV transformer for the Laufenburg substation

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