Tag Archives: Swissgrid

Swissgrid: Drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system registered on 10 January 2019

AARAU, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TSOs of ENTSO-E Continental Europe Regional Group are taking collective actions to restore frequency as foreseen in such cases and continue their technical analysis of the incident. A drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected … Read the full press release

Swissgrid acquires additional transmission grid systems for CHF 10.0 million

Aarau, Switzerland, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — With the entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2019, Swissgrid has taken over additional facilities belonging to the transmission grid. At the same time, additional share capital was recorded in the commercial register, as … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich and Swissgrid: hybrid overhead lines increase the transmission capacity

More power without any additional lines Laufenburg, Switzerland, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The modernisation of the power grid is yet to be realized in many places. The main reason for that is the lack of acceptance for new power lines. … Read the full press release

Alpiq and DSM started providing secondary balancing power to Swissgrid using virtual power plant

LAUSANNE, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After successfully passing the pre-qualification process, Alpiq and DSM Nutritional Products recently started providing secondary balancing power to the national grid operator Swissgrid using a virtual power plant. The system at the Lalden chemical plant is … Read the full press release

BKW sells its Swissgrid convertible loan to Credit Suisse for CHF 97 million

Sale of Swissgrid convertible bond BERN, 15-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BKW sells its Swissgrid convertible loan to Credit Suisse at a nominal value of around CHF 97 million. The two companies have signed a contract to mark the deal. The … Read the full press release

Europe’s electricity markets suffer the effects of massive upheaval; Swissgrid developed suggestions for new market design

Swissgrid has developed suggestions for a new market design. Discussions with the industry will begin today as part of a consultation process. The aim is to further develop the electricity market and improve its efficiency in future. Frick, Switzerland, 16-12-2015 — … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich, the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) and Swissgrid to host event to discuss “The grid of the future” on 18 June 2015

Frick, Switzerland, 6-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ETH Zurich, the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) and Swissgrid are inviting interested parties to a discussion on «The grid of the future» on 18 June 2015. The event featuring presentations and a panel discussion will … Read the full press release

Swissgrid to move out its 220 kV transmission line from Balzers municipal region in Liechtenstein

Balzers, Liechtenstein, 25-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of February 2014 the project for the relocation of Swissgrid’s 220 kV transmission line in the municipal region of Balzers (Principality of Liechtenstein) was officially presented at a launch meeting. The municipality of … Read the full press release

Swissgrid to go rapidly ahead with the Gommer power line project following Federal Supreme Court ruling

Frick, Switzerland, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Supreme Court’s decision of 11 September 2013 confirmed the urgency of realising the Gommer line and defined the framework for implementing the project. Together with Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and the Swiss Federal Office … Read the full press release

Swissgrid’s Alexander Wirth to head the newly opened TSO Security Cooperation joint coordination centre in Munich

22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — TSO Security Cooperation (TSC) opened a coordination centre for all TSC activities on 1 July in Munich, another key step towards improving the security of supply in Central Europe. The centre will be headed by Alexander Wirth … Read the full press release