News and media releases


  • Study regarding cable technologies in the transmission grid
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    Study regarding cable technologies in the transmission grid

    Together with a team of experts, Swissgrid has carried out a study on the different types of cable technology in the transmission grid. The solution catalogue – entitled «line construction kid» – in-cludes several innovative designs.
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    Swissgrid issues another corporate bond

    On 30 August Swissgrid Ltd successfully placed a bond in the shorter maturity segment on the capital market. It has a volume of CHF 150 million.
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    Swissgrid issues more corporate bonds

    Swissgrid Ltd successfully placed two additional bonds on 20 August 2021. Their volume totals CHF 210 million.
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    La Bâtiaz – Le Verney underground cable link

    Swissgrid has finished drilling work on the underground extra-high-voltage cable link tunnel between the La Bâtiaz substation and the locality of Le Verney in Martigny.
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    Eight leading European transmission system operators launch a common initiative to support the energy system to reach carbon neutrality

    Reducing their carbon footprint and developing their transmission infrastructure to integrate renewables into the system and support electrification are the main ways they are helping to achieve this goal.
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    Important step towards integration of decentralised energy sources and consumers

    Swissgrid and ewz team up to launch the Equigy pilot project for coordination of transmission and distribution grid operators.
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    Old overhead line over the Gotthard Pass to be relocated to the new road tunnel

    The extra-high-voltage line over the Gotthard Pass is being relocated to a special service duct as part of the construction of the second road tunnel. The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) has given Swissgrid confirmation that no sectoral plan procedure needs to be carried out for this project.
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    Swissgrid achieves important milestones

    «Swissgrid achieved important successes in 2020. Both the health of employees and secure grid operation were constantly guaranteed thanks to the measures taken at an early stage», says Yves Zumwald, CEO of Swissgrid.
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    Bassecourt – Mühleberg voltage increase

    Green light for renovation work on the extra-high voltage line.
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    ElCom ruling in the case concerning volume- and tariff-related timing differences between 2011 and 2012 for grid usage at grid level 1

    The case concerned the examination of the chargeability of Swissgrid's operating and capital costs in the grid usage division.
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