Policy and procedures

Elia follows a specific procedure and applies precise criteria when choosing suppliers so as to obtain the best value for money under ethical conditions.

Elia’s purchasing policy aims to minimise the total cost of goods,services and contracts while maximising quality, reliability and security.

Elia applies precise, objective criteria when selecting a supplier. It uses an award procedure which varies in complexity depending on the size of the order. Elia is required to follow a European tendering procedure for purchases involving significant amounts of money.
Elia's ethics criteria guarantee confidentiality, promote transparency and prevent discrimination and conflicts of interest. Visit our Ethics page for more information.