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Elia is not just Belgium's transmission system operator – it is also a key player at European level. Elia is Belgium's high-voltage transmission system operator (30 kV to 380 kV), operating over 8,000 km of lines and underground cables throughout Belgium.
Elia plays a crucial role in the community by transmitting electricity from generators to distribution systems, which in turn deliver it to the consumer and also plays an essential part in the economy, as their system supplies power directly to major companies connected to the grid. Boasting a pivotal location in Europe, Elia is also a key player in the energy market and the interconnected electricity system. The company has set up multiple initiatives promoting the development of an efficient, transparent and fair electricity market for the benefit of consumers. Elia employs more than 1,000 professionals in Belgium who are not only committed to dealing with future challenges but who also handle the day-to-day operation of a system considered to be one of the most reliable in Europe. The Elia Group is listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange since 2005.