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18 July 2023
Installation of underground electricity cables on schedule
Elia began the first phase of installing new underground electricity cables (150kV) between the high-voltage substations of Baasrode and Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde in mid-March. These underground cables run through the municipalities of Baasrode, Lebbeke and Dendermonde. The work is currently on schedule.
17 March 2023
Start of laying of underground electricity cables
Now that the demolition works of the high-voltage line between high-voltage substations “Baasrode” and “Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde” have been completed, Elia is starting the next phase of the works. In mid-March, Elia will start laying new underground electricity cables (150 kV).
05 August 2022
Last phase in the dismantling of the high-voltage line
In early April, Elia started to take down the electrical wires and dismantle the high-voltage pylons between the high-voltage substations of “Baasrode” and “Sint-Gillis-Dendermonde”. The high-voltage line has reached the end of its service life, which is why it is being dismantled. In August, Elia will dismantle the last pylons in the Bellebroek nature reserve.
05 August 2022
Application for environmental permit for the laying of underground cables
After the information session, in early May 2022, Elia submitted an application for an environmental permit for the laying of new underground cables (150 kV) between the high-voltage substations of “Baasrode” and “Sint-Gillis-Dendermonde.
02 June 2022
Elia informs local residents about the laying of underground electricity cables
On Thursday 31 March 2022, an information market took place on the laying of underground electricity cables in the municipalities of Dendermonde, Lebbeke and Buggenhout (Baasrode). Some twenty local residents visited the information market.
22 April 2022
Removal of high-voltage line electrical cables
Starting on Monday 4 April, Elia will be removing the electricity cables from the high-voltage line between high-voltage stations ‘Baasrode’ and ‘Sint-Gillis-Dendermonde’. The high-voltage line has reached the end of its service life and has been taken out of service. During the work, a changed traffic situation will apply for Donaustraat and Denderbellestraat.
18 March 2022
Demolition of high-voltage line between Haagstraat and Breestraat
As from Monday, 14 March 2022, the contractor Omexom will demolish the high-voltage line (70 kV) between Haagstraat in Dendermonde and Breestraat in the direction of Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde . The high-voltage line is at the end of its service life and is being taken out of service. This is being done on behalf of Elia. During the works, the electricity supply in the region will remain guaranteed.
26 January 2022
Changes to dismantling schedule
Elia plans to dismantle a 70-kV high-voltage line between Baasrode and Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde. Work has been delayed and will now continue until late August 2022.