Elia Transmission Belgium

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Registration as it was on 14 Mar 2023
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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Elia Transmission Belgium   (Elia)

    EU Transparency Register

    73558824193-08 First registered on 17 Sep 2010

    Goals / Remit

    Elia is Belgium’s transmission system operator for elecitricty. Electricity is transmitted over the high-voltage grid from electricity generators to the distribution system operators and large industrial consumers. As system operator, Elia organises transparent, objective and non-discriminatory access to the grid. Elia owns all of Belgium's 150 to 380 kV grid infrastructure and almost 94% of its 30 to 70 kV grid infrastructure.

    Elia's grid constitutes a key connection in the European electricity grid.

    Elia's main activities are:

    * Transmission operator: maintaining and developing grid infrastructure and connecting electrical installations to the grid;

    * System operator: providing smooth, objective and transparent access to the grid, supplying all services to enable the transmission of electricity, monitoring electricity flows on the grid to ensure effective operation and constantly managing the balance between electricity consumption and generation;

    * Market facilitator

    Main EU files targeted

    DG ENER: Communications, impact assessments, Commission working documents, consultations, legislative initiatives related to Green Deal, Clean Energy Package, Regulation on Trans-European Networks for Energy (TEN-E Regulation), Renewable Energy Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive, Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Regulation, Regulation on the internal markets for renewable and natural gases and for hydrogen (Hydrogen and gas markets decarbonisation Package), Directive on common rules for the internal markets in renewable and natural gases and in hydrogen (Hydrogen and gas markets decarbonisation Package), Nature Restoration Targets Regulation, Action Plan on the digitalisation of the energy sector, reform of the electricity market design, Green Deal Industrial Plan, ...

    Electricity network codes/guidelines, REMIT and transparency, offshore strategy, hydrogen, etc.

    DG COMP: Environmental and Energy State Aid Guidelines (EEAG) – Decisions and investigations performed by the Commission.

    EU Parliament: ITRE and ENVI Committee activities (reports, opinions, etc.)

    EU Council: Energy Council


    Head Office
    boulevard de l’Empereur, 20
    Brussels 1000
    EU Office
    boulevard de l’Empereur, 20
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Jelle Reynaert 05 Jul 2022 05 Jul 2023
    Mr Bernard DE CLERCQ 02 Jul 2022 01 Jul 2023
    Mr Jelle Reynaert 03 Oct 2019 03 Oct 2020
    Ms Emeline Alice SPIRE 01 Feb 2019 01 Feb 2020
    Ms Pascale Fonck 11 Jan 2019 11 Jan 2020
    Mr Jelle Reynaert 05 Oct 2018 03 Oct 2019
    Ms Pascale Fonck 15 Jan 2018 11 Jan 2019
    Mr Jelle Reynaert 27 Oct 2017 05 Oct 2018
    Ms Pascale Fonck 02 Feb 2017 15 Jan 2018

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

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    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Horizon Europe (Omega-X) 104,835€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant Horizon Europe (Omega-X) 69,890€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    kreab 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year


    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    Elia is involved in the Interopera project (Horizon Europe) but the final grant amount to be received in 2023 is still unclear at the time of this registration.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Elia participates on a regular basis to events organised or supported by the European Commission or in the European Parliament. Example: EU Sustainable Energy Week, etc.

    Other activities

    As a key player in the energy system, Elia is committed to working in the interests of society. We are constantly adapting our transmission grid to the rapidly changing energy mix, incorporating ever more renewable energy. We also ensure that investments are made on time and within budget and guarantee maximum safety. When we carry out our projects, we manage stakeholders proactively by establishing two-way communication with all affected par-ties very early on in the development process. We also offer our expertise to our sector and relevant authorities to help build the energy system of the future.

  • Meetings


    8 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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