Grid issues in Switzerland


Updated: 18.02.2019

Author: Jörn Banasiak

Provisions in detail

Summary of grid issues

Connection to the grid

Grid operators are obligated to connect producers of electricity to the grid (art. 7 EnG). Electricity from renewable energy sources is not given priority.

Statutory provisions

  • EnG (Energiegesetz – Energy Act)
  • EnV (Energieverordnung – Energy Regulation)
  • TC2013 (Transmission Code)
  • DC2014 (Distribution Code)


Further information

  • Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz (Agency for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)
  • +41 31 301 89 62
  • AEE website