Our response to Covid-19
Discover the initiatives taken by Elia to keep lights on during the epidemic

20 March 2020

Peak electricity consumption in Belgium 10 to 15% lower than at start of March.

Well-functioning of the electricity system guaranteed.

— Each extension of government measures to fight coronavirus leads to lower consumption peak
— Night-time and weekend consumption remains constant
— Grid stability and security of supply guaranteed
— Elia oversees implementation and strict enforcement of preventive measures

Marleen Vanhecke
Head of Communication & Reputation Elia Group
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