Swissgrid has converted the existing line between Beznau and Birr to 380 kV. It marks the first time that an extended section of an extra-high voltage line has been laid underground. On 19 May, Swissgrid successfully commissioned the line a year earlier than planned.
The intensive, effective collaboration between the technical experts from the electricity industry and Swissgrid‘s specialists was well worth the effort. The new Transmission Code and Balancing Concept have been approved by the VSE Board and enter into force on 7 May 2020.
Power Transmission System Operators are working full speed and across borders to keep the light on in Europe
The Electricity Transmission System Operators of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland are regularly coordinating their efforts to do the utmost to limit the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on people, electricity supply and the economy in Europe.
Doris Barnert proposed for election to the skyguide Board of Directors
The skyguide Board of Directors is proposing Doris Barnert, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Corporate Services at Swissgrid, to the annual general meeting as a new member of the Board. The Federal Council approved her nomination at its meeting of 20 March She will be formally elected at the Annual General Meeting of skyguide ltd on 14 May 2020.