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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  • Between La Punt and Zernez, the pylons currently carry a line on only one side.
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    50 new pylons for the Pradella – La Punt line

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  • Open house
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    Crowds flock to the Gäbihübel: Bözberg visitor centre declared open

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    Adjustment of export capacities (NTC) on the northern border of Switzerland

    In the summer of 2019, Swissgrid had to reduce export capacity to Germany (NTC) on the northern border of Switzerland to ensure reliable grid operation. A static NTC value of 4,000 MW had been agreed with neighbouring transmission system operators for export from Switzerland to Germany.
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