The new Chamoson – Chippis extra-high-voltage line is in service
Since 30 September 2022, electricity has been flowing along the new Chamoson – Chippis extra-high-voltage line. This has eliminated a major congestion point in the transmission of energy produced by the hydroelectric power plants in the Valais.
Ordinance on the establishment of a hydropower reserve: statement from Swissgrid
The planned hydropower reserve is a comprehensible, necessary and feasible measure to increase security of supply. Swissgrid is contributing to the consultation process with additional proposals for optimisation.
Strengthening the security of supply in the greater Basel area
Swissgrid is planning an extra-high-voltage line between Flumenthal (canton of Solothurn) and Froloo (municipality of Therwil, canton of Basel-Country). In the long term, this new line will strengthen the security of supply in the greater Basel area and therefore across Switzerland. Swissgrid has worked out three possible variants for the line routing and technology.