Calls for saving
These are aimed at the population, do not need an ordinance, and call for voluntarily compliance. The calls for saving electricity are shown here. Measures based on an ordinance being in effect:
They prohibit the non-essential use of energy-intensive devices and equipment such as lighting for advertising purposes, escalators or outdoor heaters.
All major consumers must save a certain amount of electricity. Major consumers are those with annual consumption of more than 100,000 kWh (according to Art. 11 of the Electricity Supply Ordinance).
The power supply is interrupted for several hours in individual areas of a distribution network area. The interruptions are rotated and affect all areas of the distribution system equally. Disconnecting the grid is the last resort and should be avoided wherever possible.
Large-scale consumers are informed in writing (registered order by FONES) by the grid operator. The canton may distribute its own information.
In principle, the quota must be considered for each grid operator. This means that a multi-site operation must comply with its quota for each individual grid operator.
The grid operators monitor compliance with the quota system and report any violation to OSTRAL. OSTRAL forwards the information to FONES, which determines the sanctions.
The respective cantons. In the case of Primeo Energie, these are Basel-Landschaft and Solothurn.
Disconnecting the grid would affect all consumers. Rationing applies only to major consumers.
Unfortunately, the scenario of a shortage has never been as realistic as now. However, we can assume that we will always have some electricity, but restricted in terms of quantity time.
The app gives you an overview of the simulated rationing and shows current consumption of all relevant meters in comparison to the predefined allocation. This allows you to review the impact of your measures and to track them promptly.
Energy dashboard Switzerland (SFOE)
Organisation for Power Supply in Extraordinary Situations
Federal Office for National Economic Supply (FONES)
Association of Swiss Energy Companies (ASEC)
Cantonal Management of Basel-Landschaft
Manual for occupational pensions (from KFS)
KIO – Information on the gas shortage
Guidelines for large-scale consumers
Blog article “Electricity shortage – Switzerland is well prepared”