Media releases


CEO Pierre-Alain Graf leaves Swissgrid

Following the successful conclusion of the transfer of the extra-high-voltage grids and the strategic and organisational realignment of the company, Pierre-Alain Graf, CEO of Swissgrid, has decided to leave the company and to take a new direction in his professional life.


Successful test for more electricity import capacity on the northern border

Swissgrid was able to significantly raise the capacity for the import of electricity on the northern border during a test between February and April 2015.


Swissgrid will in future pay no grid connection costs

This is an internationally recognised approach, which is already applied in Switzerland at lower grid levels.


Swissgrid General Assembly: All proposals of the Board of Directors accepted

At today's annual general assembly of Swissgrid, the Swiss electricity grid operator, all the proposals of the Board of Directors were accepted.


Consultation on the Transmission Lines Sectoral Plan and the Study on the Reorganisation of the High-Voltage Grids

The plan to upgrade the power line between Airolo and Lavorgo is strategically important for the completion of a national and international grid.


The Swiss transmission grid gets fit for the future of energy

At its annual media conference Swissgrid, the Swiss transmission system operator, announced some very respectable business figures.


Swissgrid is concentrating on a few important lines

Swiss grid operator presents the «Strategic Grid 2025».