Load and load forecast

Continuously tracking and forecasting the load allows Elia to operate its grid smoothly around the clock.

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Legend

  • Weekly total load
    • "Time interval"
      Quarter-hours
    • "Forecast period"
      The forecast period always begins with the D Forecast (intraday data) and runs to the D+6 forecast (future data).
    • "Week ahead forecast"
      This is a snapshot of the D+6 forecast and is updated at 5 p.m.
    • "Day-ahead forecast"
      This is a snapshot of D+1 forecast and is updated at 8:45 a.m.
    • "Most recent forecast"
      The most recent forecast is refreshed every 15 minutes for the remaining hours of the current day.
  • Elia grid load

    The "Elia Grid Load" is the share of the total electricity consumption supplied via the Elia grid (including grid losses). Please find here a visual example.

  • Total load
    The "Total Load" is an estimation of the total electricity consumption in Belgium (including grid losses). It is based on a combination of computations, measurements and extrapolations. Please find here a visual example.
  • Change filters on the graph
    Changing the filters en clicking on the refresh button will adapt the graph display accordingly. Note that you can also click on the graph legend to select/unselect curves to be displayed.

Useful links

National Control Centre

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