09 May 2023
Green light given to the 2024-2034 Federal Development Plan, which describes the investment needs of the Belgian high-voltage grid
The Federal Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten has approved the 2024-2034 Federal Development Plan. The law requires such a plan to be drawn up and published every four years. Each plan translates European objectives, federal energy policy and the implementation of regional economic development policies into concrete projects. By providing sufficient transmission capacity in a timely manner, we are making our energy system more independent, resilient and sustainable. The rise in renewable energy sources as well as the extensive electrification of our energy-intensive industries have created emergencies that are fast requiring additional investments in the grid.
Theis based on five principles: