You will find the contracts, terms and conditions involved in participating in tenders on the page legislation.
5 March 2009
FAQ electronic invoices
The «AS allocation procedure» describes the procedures for requiring control power to be held in reserve in the event there is not enough control power to maintain secure grid operation.
6 April 2020 | V 1.2
Overview of ancillary services
24 October 2016
AS allocation procedure
The interface manual describes the exchange of information between the ancillary services provider (ASP) and Swissgrid. This exchange of information takes place within the ancillary services value chain.
13 September 2019
Ancillary services interface manual (in German)
Ancillary services products
Since the beginning of 2009, a market-based approach has been used to procure the ancillary services (AS) of primary, secondary, tertiary control and to procure power supplies to compensate for active power losses in the Swiss transmission grid. The document entitled «Principles of ancillary services products» provides a detailed description of the products put out to tender.
7 January 2021 | V 16
Basic principles of ancillary service products
Ex Post Control of availability reserves
Swissgrid controls the power reserves in order to ensure its capacity of regulating the frequency.