KIO - Crisis intervention organisation

KIO Gas is the crisis intervention organisation for gas supply in extraordinary situations. It is subordinate to the National Economic Supply NES and becomes active on its instructions when a gas shortage situation occurs.

The Federal Council had entrusted the Swiss Gas Industry Association (VSG) with the creation of the KIO by ordinance. The NES-Energy-Division monitors the work of the VSG and the KIO and issues directives. In the event of a serious shortage, the NES-Energy-Division and the ASG work together with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), the Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP), the army and other relevant federal and cantonal

Last modification 28.11.2023

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