Facing different challenges like aging assets and integrating renewables into its grid, Elia is developing its Asset Control Concept, using the large quantities of available data and the opportunities of increased connectivity and digitalization for better decision support. 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.
Bart De Jong
Bart De Jong holds the position of manager Data Management, Support and Informatization within the Operations, Maintenance and Methods direction of Elia since 2011. His department is responsible for maintaining the asset inventories, supporting the technical staff and maintaining/developing the IT tools used within OMM.
Formerly has was a project engineer responsible for investment project in substations. Bart has a Master in Engineering."