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  • Resilience in the transmission grid: Human factor

    The third part of the blog series on the topic of resilience in the transmission grid looks at the human factor. We explain how Swissgrid defines processes to minimise the risk of errors by every single employee as well as how we mitigate the effects of errors.
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  • Stars from the Rosinli, Switzerland

    Teamwork across national borders

    In a three-part blog series, we explain how Swissgrid creates resilience in the transmission grid in the areas of installations, operation and supply as well as in relation to the human factor. In the second part of this series, we turn our attention to the area of supply.
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  • Safety is the top priority

    In a three-part blog series, we explain how Swissgrid creates resilience in the transmission grid in the areas of installations, operation and supply as well as in relation to the human factor. The first part of this series is dedicated to installations and operation.
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  • This is what a Tribot looks like in detail

    Technology is here to create change

    When it comes to Jamie Paik’s robots, size doesn’t matter. The miniature devices make the most of their abilities by working together. The researcher wants her work to inspire others, but she has also had to answer some critical questions.
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  • Gaining distance

    How laser scanning data helps to ensure that trees under power lines are felled in time.
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  • The baptism of the mini-tunneller

    An extra-high-voltage line delivered ready for use

    For the first time in the company’s history, Swissgrid has awarded a general contractor mandate for the construction of an extra-high-voltage line: the Vertiaz consortium has been commissioned to design and build the entire underground cable link between La Bâtiaz substation and Le Verney in Martigny, Valais.
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  • Greater knowledge thanks to data science

    Data science enables vast quantities of data to be processed, patterns and connections to be identified, and thus reliable forecasts to be made
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  • From close by names become recognisable. These are the substations of Swissgrid.

    Art meets Engineering – making data tangible

    Electricity is the lifeblood of our modern society; it drives us silently and invisibly. It always takes the path of least resistance; to make it tangible and depict it seems impossible. Not so for Nadieh Bremer.
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  • New foundations exactly along the line

    When an ultra-high-voltage line has to adapt to the local terrain

    Most ultra-high-voltage lines in Switzerland are situated in zones with natural hazards that are often difficult to avoid.
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  • The operator controls from the window

    La Bâtiaz – Le Verney: divers to the rescue

    What do professional divers have to do with the construction of an extra-high-voltage link? To find out, you first need to know that the mini-tunneller, Giorgia, is currently drilling out the gallery to house the extra-high-voltage link between the substation at La Bâtiaz and Le Verney in Martigny.
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