Elia secures an environmental permit for Avelgem-Avelin

Last week, Elia secured an environmental permit from the Flemish Government for the Flemish section of the Avelgem-Avelin project. The permit is for the upgrade of the existing 380 kV high-voltage line between the high-voltage substation at Avelgem and the border between the Flemish and Walloon Regions.


What does the work involve?


During the first stage of the project, Elia will strengthen the existing pylons and their foundations and make adjustments to the Avelgem high-voltage substation. Elia will notify local residents as soon as the exact timeframe for the work is known.


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