Gouy-Monceau project

Optimising the Elia grid and making it more reliable

The Gouy-Monceau project will optimise part of the Elia grid while also making it more reliable. An audit carried out on the two 70-kV overhead lines between the Gouy-Lez-PiƩtons (Courcelles) and Monceau (Charleroi) substations found that it would be possible to keep just one of these lines in service. All of the region's electricity needs will therefore be covered by this remaining line. The voltage level will remain the same.

  • texteIn the interest of society
    • Guaranteeing the electricity grid's security and reliability
      Overhead line IS 371 must be made more reliable to ensure that electricity can continue to be transmitted safely in the region. Work on this line will involve repairing the foundations of a number of pylons, replacing angle irons that have become damaged over time, as well as some painting work.
    • Optimising infrastructure while ensuring security of supply
      Overhead line IS 365 will ultimately be dismantled, though not until line IS 371 is completely reliable and can continue guaranteeing the region's security of supply at all times.
  • texteThe route

15 May 2023

Pylon dismantling work set to recommence from 22 May

On 22 May, dismantling work on the 70 kV overhead line between Gouy and Monceau will resume.

02 May 2022

The dismantling of the conductors is completed 

Last month, the project reached a new stage. The dismantling of all of the conductors (cables) from the pylons is complete.

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