Distribution system

In collaboration with the distribution system operators, Swissgrid ensures that all the necessary contracts, processes and regulations for secure and reliable operation and non-discriminatory use of the electricity grid are in place.

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  • | Media release

    Swissgrid reports robust result for 2018 in a demanding environment

    Swissgrid is looking back on a challenging year that was marked by the successful relocation to Aarau, the grid expansion and the role of Switzerland in the European electricity system.
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  • | Media release

    Adrian Häsler will become Head of Grid Infrastructure at Swissgrid

    The Board of Directors has named Adrian Häsler as the new Head of the business unit Grid Infrastructure and as a Member of the Executive Board of Swissgrid. Häsler, currently the Head of the Grid Delivery department at Swissgrid, will succeed Maurice Dierick, who became Head of the Market business unit at Swissgrid on 1 January 2019.
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  • | Media release

    Transmission grid: costs for consumers will remain the same in 2020

    A household with an annual consumption of 4,500 kWh will pay an average of CHF 44 for Swissgrid services in 2020. This amounts to around five per cent of its annual electricity costs. Thus, next year, the financial burden end consumers will bear for the transmission grid will remain at the current level.
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