Media releases


Manfred Thumann steps down from the Swissgrid Board of Directors

Dr Manfred Thumann will not be standing for re-election at the ordinary General Assembly on 24 June 2014.


Thomas Burgener leaves Swissgrid Board of Directors

In his letter of today, Member of the Board of Directors Thomas Burgener has let it be known that he will not be available for re-election at the next ordinary General Assembly on 24 June 2014.


Construction begins on approved sections of the Gommerleitung power line

With the rulings from the Federal Court and the Federal Administrative Court , the sections have been definitively approved.


New transmission grid tariffs for 2015

Grid costs remain unchanged for electricity consumers.


Public display of plans for the 380 kV line, Pradella - La Punt

Monday 10 February 2014 will see the start of the 30-day public display of the plans for the conversion of the existing 380 kV line between Pradella and La Punt in the Engadin.


Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands create joint market for primary control power

Since this January the German transmission grid operators 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, Swissgrid from Switzerland and for the first time the Dutch TenneT TSO B.V. have been conducting the tendering process for primary control power jointly.


Equity increase through valuation adjustment

The first valuation adjustment of the transmission grid systems handed over to Swissgrid Ltd as of 3 January 2013 has resulted in a positive change in value.