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17 November 2021
East Loop back in service
The East Loop, an essential part of the high-voltage grid, is powered up every year to help cope with the winter peak. get.
25 May 2021
A landscape/biodiversity fund for 28 projects and landscape planning
On 25 May, Elia and Ecofirst (an environmental and biodiversity-oriented cooperative) presented the 28 projects chosen by the towns and cities affected by the East Loop project. These projects will be implemented thanks to the landscape/biodiversity fund allocated by Elia to the various municipal authorities.
01 February 2021
Resumption of work on 1 February
In December, we announced that the Boucle de l’Est line would be re-energised so that the grid would be able to cope with the peak electricity transmission we see every winter.
20 January 2021
Elia and Be Planet present 13 selected projects on 19 JanuaryFollowing on from last June's call for projects from private individuals and associations, the Be Planet foundation and Elia presented the 13 projects that will benefit from the community support fund in connection with the second phase of the East Loop (‘Boucle de l’Est’) project.
23 December 2020
Boucle de l’Est link re-energisedAn indispensable part of the high-voltage grid, the Boucle de l'Est (East Loop) is re-energised each year to cope with the winter peak.
01 September 2020
Creating access to pylonsThroughout the project phase, Elia has aimed to limit its impact on the environment in which the infrastructure is located.
03 June 2020
Be Planet Foundation launches call for projects in Step 2 townsElia is aware that the presence of infrastructure can have an impact on the local environment in the towns where it is located, which is why, as a socially responsible company, we aim to minimise that impact.
09 December 2019
Start of work on phase 2Preparations for work on the second part of the Boucle de l’Est (East Loop) project have begun. Once lopping and clearance has been completed and the access roads to the pylons have been built, several stages planned to meet various technical and environmental constraints will be undertaken.
01 October 2018
Four sustainable citizen projects in Eastern Liege supported by Elia and Be Planet
For over a year now, Elia has been working with the Be Planet Foundation to develop and support ecological transition initiatives by citizens in municipalities where Elia infrastructure projects are under way.
01 February 2018
Soil survey as part of the environmental impact assessment
For the past few months, the East Loop project (Boucle de l’Est) has been in the hands of CSD Engineers, a European environmental technology and consulting company.