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.
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.
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.
«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.