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 presents its position on the revision of the Energy Act (EnG)

    The legal framework must also support the integration of renewable energies into the overall system.
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  • | Media Release

    Pradella – La Punt line: ESTI gives Swissgrid the green light

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  • | News

    The FCR cooperation reaches the next milestone in the development of Europe’s largest market for primary balancing power

    The daily D-1 auctions for Frequency Containment Reserves (FCR) with 4-hour products started successfully.
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