Winter outlook for Belgium in connection with the ENTSO-E winter report


29-11-2017

Elia closely monitoring security of supply for Belgium, not ruling out new price spikes in event of cold weather or unexpected unavailability of production units.

  • The forecast availability of Belgian and French generating facilities is better than last winter. 
  • Tension on the electricity market can lead to price spikes. 
  • If a cold snap in Western Europe coincides with a period of little to no wind and/or sun, it may be necessary to activate the strategic reserve.

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