Our country has 7 nuclear power plants: 4 in Doel and 3 in Tihange. The 5 units in production together produce about a third of our electricity, without CO₂ emissions. Read on and discover even more reasons why nuclear energy is important to our country.
The nuclear power station of Doel is located in the port of Antwerp, on the banks of the Scheldt. The 3 operational reactors together produce about 15% of the electricity we need in Belgium.
The Tihange nuclear power plant is located in Huy, along the right bank of the Meuse. Here, 2 reactors are running at full capacity to cover 15% of Belgium's electricity needs. Read more about the reactors, their characteristics, history and future.
Electrabel operates nuclear power plants in Belgium at Doel and Tihange in complete safety. This way nuclear power will contribute to a safe, reliable, affordable, and climate-friendly energy supply.
This page provides you with answers to the most frequently asked questions about the current situation surrounding our nuclear power plants.
Electrabel is in the process of preparing for the professional shutdown and dismantling of the Belgian nuclear power plants.
Safety is the number one priority in the Belgian nuclear power plants. Find out the many ways in which Electrabel and its partners ensure nuclear safety. The nuclear power plants are also highly secure. You can't just wander in!
That white plume above the cooling tower? That's water vapor. No CO₂ is released during the production of nuclear energy. In this way, nuclear energy contributes to achieving Belgium's climate objectives. Nuclear power production does create radioactive waste, however. Discover how we handle it safely and professionally.
Electrabel is the operator of the Belgian nuclear power plants. An important task that we don't carry out on our own. Meet the various players: From the Belgian research centre in Mol to the international regulatory authorities.
Are you interested in how a nuclear power plant exactly works? We will take you through the whole process: from nuclear fission to electricity.
Electrabel is the operator of the Belgian nuclear power plants. The corporation is part of the ENGIE Group, which is active worldwide in the energy and services sector. Together we work on the energy transition. Towards a 100% carbon-free world!
The nuclear activities of ENGIE in Belgium are managed by a separate business unit Nuclear, with Thierry Saegeman as Chief Executive Officer. He leads the business unit together with the following Executive Committee.
The company Electrabel is part of the ENGIE Group, which is working on the transition to a carbon-neutral world in 20 countries worldwide. Meet the members of the Board of Directors.
Doelbewust 106 June 2022 (NL) (pdf, 7.33 MB)
Tihange Contact 70 June 2022 (FR) (pdf, 5.04 MB)
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