News and media releases

  • | Media release | Ad hoc

    Grid stability is the top priority

    Swissgrid achieves a solid result in a challenging environment.
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  • | Media release

    Changes to Swissgrid Board of Directors

    Isabelle Moret and Kerem Kern will step down from the Swissgrid Board of Directors on 18 May 2022.
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  • | Media release

    The La Bâtiaz – Le Verney underground link is in service

    The Nant de Drance power plant is definitively connected to the extra-high-voltage grid.
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  • | Media release

    Bickigen – Chippis voltage increase delayed

    The voltage increase on the line between Bickigen (BE) and Chippis (VS) has been delayed due to appeals lodged with the Federal Administrative Court. Swissgrid is planning to modernise the extra-high-voltage line for future operation at a voltage of 380 kilovolts. This increase is important in order to eliminate a bottleneck in the Swiss transmission grid and to increase security of supply in the Valais and Central Switzerland.
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  • | Media release | Ad hoc

    Rising prices on European electricity markets will lead to higher tariffs in 2023

    A household with an annual consumption of 4,500 kWh will pay an average of CHF 70 for Swissgrid’s services in 2023. This amounts to around 8 percent of its annual electricity costs.
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  • | News

    Emergency synchronisation of the power systems in Ukraine and Moldova with Continental Europe successful

    The transmission system operators of continental Europe have decided to synchronise the transmission systems of Ukraine and Moldova with the continental European power system.
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  • | News

    Swissgrid signs contract with the capacity calculation region Italy North

    This is an important step towards ensuring the security of the transmission grid in Switzerland.
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  • Study regarding cable technologies in the transmission grid
    | News

    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 kit» – in-cludes several innovative designs.
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  • | Media release

    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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  • | Media release

    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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