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

    Eight leading European transmission system operators launch a common initiative to support the energy system to reach carbon neutrality

    Reducing their carbon footprint and developing their transmission infrastructure to integrate renewables into the system and support electrification are the main ways they are helping to achieve this goal.
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  • | Media release

    Important step towards integration of decentralised energy sources and consumers

    Swissgrid and ewz team up to launch the Equigy pilot project for coordination of transmission and distribution grid operators.
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  • | Media release

    Old overhead line over the Gotthard Pass to be relocated to the new road tunnel

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