Media releases


Chamoson – Chippis extra-high-voltage line: Federal Court rejects complaints

Swissgrid can now begin construction work on the overhead line between Chamoson and Chippis in the canton of Wallis.


Secure supply of electricity in Greater Bern: Swissgrid strengthens Bassecourt – Mühleberg line

The line is part of the «Strategic Grid 2025» and will secure the supply for Greater Bern when the Mühleberg power plant will be shut down in 2019.


Swissgrid outsources central office for collection of grid premiums, feed-in tariffs and guarantees of origin

Until now, Swissgrid has been responsible for collecting grid premiums, feed-in tariffs and issuing guarantees of origin.


Swissgrid shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors

Regula Wallimann, Dominique Gachoud and Dr. Kerem Kern were elected as new members to the Board of Directors.


Swissgrid presents a solid result in a challenging environment

«Swissgrid can look back on a pleasing 2016 financial year», says Yves Zumwald, CEO of Swissgrid.


Significantly lower tariffs for the transmission grid in 2018

The tariff for general ancillary services will decrease by 20 per cent on the previous year. The grid usage tariffs are between 6 and 8 per cent lower.


Andrew Walo leaves Swissgrid Board of Directors

Andrew Walo has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Swissgrid Ltd since 2014.