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

    Shareholders approve all proposals by the Board of Directors

    A dividend totalling CHF 30 million will be distributed for the 2023 financial year. PricewaterhouseCoopers AG was elected as the new external auditors.
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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid in the 2023 financial year: strong basis established for the modernisation of the transmission system

    Swissgrid can look back on a successful 2023 financial year. In response to the profound transformation of the electricity system, the company launched its Strategy 2027 and achieved early successes in its implementation.
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  • | Media release

    The tariffs for the transmission system will decrease in 2025

    In 2025, a household with an annual consumption of 4,500 kWh will pay an average of CHF 77 for the services provided by Swissgrid. The costs for the federal government’s power reserves will also fall.
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