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

    Procurement of the first tranche of the hydropower reserve for next winter has taken place

    In accordance with the ordinance on the establishment of a winter reserve reserve (WResV), Swissgrid today procured the first tranche of the hydropower reserve for the coming winter as part of a tendering procedure.
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  • | Media release

    Shareholders approve all proposals by the Board of Directors

    All the proposals by the Board of Directors were approved at today’s Annual General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd. A dividend of around CHF 48.2 million will be distributed for the 2022 financial year. The amendments to the articles of incorporation were approved, but still require the consent of the Federal Council.
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  • | News

    New high-voltage cables in Lake Lugano

    In spring 2023, Swissgrid and SBB submitted a planning application for the replacement of the high-voltage submarine cables between Brusino and Morcote. A total of six Swissgrid and two SBB cables will be replaced along the cable route, which is 2.8 km long.
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