Power plants

Swissgrid receives measured values and operating conditions sent from almost all large power plants. Without this information, secure grid operation would not even be possible.

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News and media releases

  • | 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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  • | 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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