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

    Revision of the Federal Electricity Supply Act: Swissgrid welcomes the political debate on security of supply

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  • | News

    Causes of frequency drop of 10 January still under investigation

    A drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system was registered on 10 January 2019 at around 21.00. The causes of this drop are still under investigation by the transmission system operators (TSOs) of ENT-SO-E Regional Group Continental Europe.
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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid takes over additional parts of the transmission grid

    With the entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2019, Swissgrid has taken over additional facilities belonging to the transmission grid. At the same time, additional share capital was recorded in the commercial register.
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