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20 May 2022
“Electrical installations” students visit work on high-voltage line in Kinrooi
On Thursday 28 April 2022, “electrical installations” students of a secondary school visited the work on the high-voltage line in Kinrooi. The students saw first-hand how the reinforcements are happening near their school.
09 March 2022
Helicopter removes marker balls on high-voltage line
As from 7 March 2022, Elia is removing the marker balls on the electricity wires between Zandhoven and Kinrooi. This is being done using a helicopter that will fly along the high-voltage line in the municipalities of Bree, Bocholt, Oudsbergen, Peer and Hechtel-Eksel. Subject to favourable weather conditions, the works will take about 2 weeks.
31 March 2021
Protective wooden frames over roads and homes
Elia is upgrading the high-voltage line between the Massenhoven (Zandhoven) and Van Eyck (Kinrooi and Maaseik) high-voltage substations.
29 March 2021
Public consultation on the Heze-Van Eyck nature management plan
In early February 2021 Elia launched its project to upgrade the 380-kV high-voltage line between the Massenhoven (Zandhoven) and Van Eyck (Kinrooi and Maaseik) high-voltage substations.
02 February 2021
Attention for nature when working in Bosland
In early February 2021, Elia will start upgrading the high-voltage line between the 'Massenhoven' and 'Van Eyck' substations in Kinrooi and Maaseik. Near the municipality of Hechtel-Eksel, the line runs through the Bosland nature reserve. The works in this area are done with the necessary attention for nature. The works will be completed by the end of 2020. Once the work has been completed, a nature management plan will ensure that biodiversity is preserved and supported under the high-voltage line.
02 February 2021
Work on high-voltage line to start in February 2021
Elia will start work on upgrading the Massenhoven-Van Eyck high-voltage line in early February 2021. The high-voltage line will be equipped with a new type of electrical wire. The work will be completed by the end of 2024. Elia is taking various measures to minimise the impact of the work.
10 August 2020
Public consultation for environmental permit beginsElia has submitted a permit application for the expansion and upgrading of the 380-kV high-voltage line between the Massenhoven (Zandhoven) and Van Eyck (Kinrooi) high-voltage substations.
29 June 2020
Submission of environmental permit application for activities involving urban developmentOn 8 June 2020, Elia submitted an environmental permit application to carry out work on the Massenhoven-Van Eyck high-voltage line. This marks the official start of the procedure to obtain an environmental permit. The procedure will involve a number of steps.
23 December 2019
Elia informs local residents at various locations along high-voltage lineFrom 12 November to 17 December inclusive, Elia held 10 information sessions to present the Massenhoven-Van Eyck project to local residents.