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  • 5 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform has left Heerema Fabrication Group’s construction site in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands, and was loaded onto a barge. According to Elia, the topside left the construction site this morning, which represents the first step in the journey towards its final destination in the Belgian North Sea. The topside will […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Elia’s Board of Directors  approved the appointment of Jacques Vandermeiren as the future CEO and Chairman of Elia’s Executive Committee. He will assume his new positions in the second half of 2012. Speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Luc Van Nevel thanked Daniel Dobbeni for all the work he did as part […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Grid Connection

    Belgian utility Elia has shared a video showing the installation of the jacket foundation for the Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 22 February 2013

    Elia System Operator SA is seeking contractors for land reclamation work related to the connection of Belgian offshore wind farms. The contract will be awarded via Elia Asset nv or some other subsidiary of the Elia group. Under the Belgian Offshore Grid project (BOG), Elia wants to build offshore infrastructures off the Belgian coast in […]

  • 15 March 2010
    Grid Connection

    Elia System Operator (Elia), the Belgian transmission system operator (TSO), and Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers, announced on 12 March the signing of an agreement under which they will acquire the German regional transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) from Vattenfall Europe AG, Germany’s third largest electricity […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As reported in the 2011 half-yearly results, Elia is unable to give any concrete profit forecasts since the annual result is dependent upon parameters that will either not be known until the end of 2011 (such as the inflation figure for December 2011) or else can only be calculated at that time (e.g. average Belgian […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s OffshoreSwitchYard (OSY) platform is expected to be installed on its jacket foundation in the Belgian North Sea in mid-April, the Belgian energy company said. The OSY platform, constructed by Heerema Fabrication Group, is the centerpiece of Elia’s EUR 400 million Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project through which Rentel, Northwester 2, and SeaMade offshore […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Heerema Fabrication Group has conducted roll-up operations of the jacket foundation for the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, part of Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.

  • 26 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Cable laying operations have begun on the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium, according to Elia’s latest report. The construction of the switchyard platform is now in its final phase, with commissioning scheduled for the end of September. The first cable to connect the MOG plug to the grid made landfall in early May, with […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has secured a contract to install the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Due to the fact that Elia, transmission system operator in Belgium and Germany, is legally obligated to connect offshore wind turbines to the grid, the company is planning to invest 3 billion euros in grid development over the next 10 years, writes Trends news portal. Jacques Vandermeiren, the newly elected CEO at Elia, said that […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    EDS HV Group has completed testing, jointing and termination work at Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the Belgian North Sea. EDS worked to establish a connection between the MOG’s offshore submarine cables and the onshore cables at Elia’s Stevin 380kV onshore substation in Zeebrugge. Sub-contracted by cable manufacturer Hellenic Cables, EDS said it completed the preparation […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Elia has inaugurated its Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the presence of His Majesty the King of Belgium. MOG is expected to begin gathering the electricity generated by the Rentel, Northwester 2 and SeaMade offshore wind farms and transmitting it to the mainland via joint subsea cables in 2020. It features the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, constructed by Heerema Fabrication […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Elia, the operator of the Belgian high-voltage grid, have concluded a EUR 100 million loan agreement which will be used primarily for financing the Stevin project.

  • 10 February 2012
    Grid Connection

       Elia has released early information regarding a contract for an offshore wind farms in North Sea. The contract is for the design and construction of offshore platforms and HVAC-cables for the connection of the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea. Preliminary design activities include: • Marine consulting, • Seabed survey, • Platform conceptual […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The contract for Engineering Office to support Elia Asset NV in the design, development and realization of the Artificial Island, called Alpha, part of the Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG), in the North Sea has been awarded to IMDC. The Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG) consists of 2 OHVS platforms and the necessary submarine interconnection cables to […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Nemo Link Limited has welcomed Ofgem’s decision on regulatory regime for the proposed Nemo Link interconnector between UK and Belgium. The project is being jointly developed by UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian transmission system operator and would be the first electricity link between the two countries. Alan Foster, European Business Development Director, […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov has started installing the jacket foundation for Elia’s Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German state-owned bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in compatriot transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

  • 12 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has awarded Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) with a contract for the fabrication of the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the pull-in of two export cables of the SeaMade offshore wind project into Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform.  DEME’s cable-laying vessel Living Stone picked up the export cables for the 487MW project from Hellenic Cables’ facility in Soussaki, Greece, in mid-November. SeaMade will have two offshore substations, which will collect the […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Elia is seeking for a contractor to erect offshore infrastructures off the Belgian coast in order to connect the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea. The contract stipulates the possibility of land reclamation and/or the possibility of contracting an offshore platform. Namely, the grid operator in Belgium is legally obligated to connect offshore wind […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator, joins Google, Marubeni, Good Energies and Atlantic Grid Investments (“AGI”) in the Atlantic Wind Connection project for the development of the first high voltage direct current (“HVDC”) offshore backbone in the U.S., that will enable the connection of 6.000 MW of offshore wind produced off the coasts of […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Elia and 50Hertz Transmission have issued a tender seeking a UXO expert for offshore platforms in Belgium and Germany. In Phase 1, the contractor will provide a desktop study and a presentation of results on a UXO risk workshop with the client. The selected party will then in phase two provide consultancy service to the […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    On 21 November, Belgian transmission system operator Elia officially inaugurated the Stevin high-voltage line which will, i.a., transport the wind energy generated offshore to the mainland via the connection to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG).