As a link between production and consumption, grids are of central importance for the electricity supply system. The "Electricity Grid Strategy" introduces new legal framework conditions for grid development. Its main objective is to secure the timely development of the electricity grids in line with demand in order to guarantee supply security – i.e. the right grid at the right time:
On 13 April 2016, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the Federal Act on the modernization and expansion of the electricity grids (Electricity Grid Strategy) and submitted it to the Parliament. Currently, the bill is being debated by the Parliament.
This page contains all relevant information and documentation relating to the "Electricity Grids Strategy".