Elia needs 1,600 to 1,700 MW of additional capacity to ensure security of supply this winter

27-09-2018

With just a few weeks to go before winter starts, Belgium is facing the unexpected unavailability of multiple nuclear power stations, a situation that is severely testing the balance between generation and consumption.

  • The additional, unexpected unavailability of multiple nuclear power stations for winter 2018-2019 is unprecedented.
  • In consultation with the federal energy minister and market players, Elia is actively working to help develop appropriate solutions. 

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