Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid
Oct09

Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid

While the Nordic countries are among the most advanced in terms of clean electricity generation, their consumption of energy per capita is also among the highest in the world due to cold climate and a sparse population distribution. To meet growing electricity demand and accompany increased energy production, BKK Nett AS, one of Norway’s largest power companies, decided to install the Kollsnes-Mongstad power line to strengthen the...

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Cable leader puts on showcase
Oct04

Cable leader puts on showcase

AEI Cables offers entire range of speciality cables for clean energy sectors Leading supplier AEI Cables showcased its market-leading products to the offshore oil & gas, and renewable energy sectors, at recent international trade events. Based in Birtley, near Gateshead, AEI Cables attended Offshore Europe in Aberdeen, and the HUSUM Wind event near Hamburg in Germany, flagship trade shows for their sectors. Key personnel from AEI...

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NKT is preferred supplier for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project
Sep25

NKT is preferred supplier for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

NKT has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for delivery and installation of export and array cable systems to the prospective offshore wind farm project Triton Knoll. The project is being developed as a joint venture by innogy (50%) and Statkraft (50%), with innogy managing the project. The PSA is signed in a consortium with Boskalis’ subsidiary VBMS. A PSA is a key step towards a final order which is conditional upon final...

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Prysmian cables for Italy’s largest port
Sep18

Prysmian cables for Italy’s largest port

Prysmian Group has recently completed the supply of Medium Voltage cables to be used for the expansion of the Dry Dock Area in the Port of Genoa. Prysmian supplied about 35km of 12/20kV MV cables, of which a first tranche in aluminium and a second one consisting of an optical fibre submarine cable with galvanised steel wire armour. The cables were produced in the Pignataro and Merlino plants and were customised to meet customer...

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AEI Cables provides vital link for offshore  wind project
Sep12

AEI Cables provides vital link for offshore wind project

Specialist supplier AEI Cables has completed the supply of specialist fire performance products for control and instrumentation at the £1.5billion Galloper Wind Farm Project off the Suffolk coast. The products were supplied to ensure protection against flame propagation, smoke and acid gas emissions for 56 wind turbines in a challenging environment. Working with main contractor Petrofac, the AEI Cables’ products meet the requirements...

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Lapp strengthens its commitment to education
Sep04

Lapp strengthens its commitment to education

At the start of the new 2017/2018 apprenticeship year, 23 young men and women started their careers at Lapp Group’s main site in Stuttgart, Germany. This is three more than in the previous year. “As a family business, we take our social responsibility very seriously. We want to give young people good opportunities for the future. A good apprenticeship forms the foundation of this”, explains Matthias Lapp, CEO of U.I. Lapp GmbH. “We...

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Nexans’ New Cable-Laying Vessel to Bring More Clean Energy to the World
Aug28

Nexans’ New Cable-Laying Vessel to Bring More Clean Energy to the World

As global energy demand continues to grow, the need for clean energy is becoming ever more urgent. In the face of growing concerns around climate change, energy transition is now a top priority on the international agenda. Today, not only are nations developing their own renewable energy strategies, but they are also cooperating with other countries with the aim of optimizing their use of resources by building common infrastructure,...

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Lapp Panamá becomes fully-fledged distribution company
Aug21

Lapp Panamá becomes fully-fledged distribution company

The Lapp Group is further expanding its global distribution network: Lapp Panamá is now a fully-fledged distribution company. At the opening of the new distribution centre in early June, which now includes its own warehouse, Matthias Lapp, CEO of U.I. Lapp GmbH said: “Throughout the world we are there for our customers, and they value our short response and delivery times, along with our in-depth understanding of their markets and...

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Grand Ocean Marine Delivered IEC 60092 Standard Marine Cables to Thailand’s Largest Shipyard
Aug21

Grand Ocean Marine Delivered IEC 60092 Standard Marine Cables to Thailand’s Largest Shipyard

Grand Ocean Marine, a global leader in manufacturing marine cables, has announced a new partnership with Thailand’s largest shipyard. Through this partnership, Grand Ocean has so far delivered a number of IEC 60092 Standard marine cables to Thailand’s largest shipyard. “Grand Ocean employs strict quality control (QC), which complies with the BV classification society standards,” said Mr. Zack Gao, the Grand Ocean Marine product...

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Lapp charging system nominated for German Design Award
Aug09

Lapp charging system nominated for German Design Award

Electric vehicles with convenient connection The Lapp Group has always set standards with its technical innovations and high quality, but now they are increasingly doing the same with its exceptional design. A product from Lapp Systems has now been nominated for the German Design Award 2018 – the Mode 2 charging system with “In Cable Control and Protection Device” (IC-CPD), a “charging station to go” that allows electric...

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IAA 2017: Leoni presents scalable Y-power distribution units for high-voltage wiring systems
Aug07

IAA 2017: Leoni presents scalable Y-power distribution units for high-voltage wiring systems

Modular structure approach for distributor components – low-voltage and high-voltage products from a single source – dynamic development of business in the area of electromobility Nuremberg – Leoni presents the next generation of its modular system for high-voltage power distribution in electric and hybrid vehicles at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt (stand D40 in hall 4.1). As a system partner, Europe’s leading...

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First meters of the NordLink subsea power cable successfully installed
Aug02

First meters of the NordLink subsea power cable successfully installed

The first stage of the NordLink project enabling the exchange of German and Norwegian renewable energies successfully started on August 1st. The first meters of Nexans’ manufactured submarine HVDC (high voltage direct current) cable were installed by the laying vessel C/S Nexans Skagerrak in Vollesfjorden, Norway.“The beginning of the cable installation marks an important milestone in the project. Thanks to extensive and complementary...

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Nexans Supplies 320 KV Cables For “Dolwin6” Offshore DC Link To TenneT
Jul17

Nexans Supplies 320 KV Cables For “Dolwin6” Offshore DC Link To TenneT

In July 2017, transmission system operator TenneT awarded Nexans the contract to supply and install the cables for the DolWin6 direct-current link. These cables will transport the electricity from the offshore wind farms of North Sea Cluster 3 from the DolWin Kappa HVDC converter station to the Emden/Ost onshore HVDC converter and transformer station. Two parallel, XLPE-insulated 320 kV DC cables, each measuring 90 km in length, will...

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Nexans Adopts Solar Energy to Power its Liban Cables Plant
Jul17

Nexans Adopts Solar Energy to Power its Liban Cables Plant

As part of its contribution to energy transition, Nexans, a global expert in cables and cabling solutions, inaugurated a new 600 kilo-watt peak solar power system at its Liban Cables Naher Ibrahim industrial facility North of Beirut, Lebanon. This project, co-funded by Liban Cables and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), will allow Liban Cables to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 750 tons per year by replacing one of its diesel...

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Cable Services Group exhibits at NEW Electricity Utility event – CablEx 2017
Jul11

Cable Services Group exhibits at NEW Electricity Utility event – CablEx 2017

Cable Services are the UK’s number one specialist electrical equipment and component distributor. We supply a wide range of cable and cable accessories to the domestic housing, commercial and industrial sectors from our UK locations based in Wrexham, Liverpool, Stone, Swindon and Glasgow. CablEx 2017, organised and managed by EA Technology, was held at Chester Racecourse on Wednesday 7th June, 2017. The first event of its kind,...

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Ellis Engineers New London Power Tunnels Contract
Jul10

Ellis Engineers New London Power Tunnels Contract

World renowned cable cleat specialist, Ellis has once again utilised its in-house expertise to design and manufacture a project specific product that secured them a major specification. Working directly with UK Power Networks (UKPN), Ellis developed a trefoil version of its Centaur cable saddle – a bespoke product that not only allowed the preferred trefoil arrangement of HV cables to be run through a stretch of tunnel between New...

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Lapp’s new European headquarters in Stuttgart
Jun27

Lapp’s new European headquarters in Stuttgart

Faster, more flexible, more communicative – with its new European headquarters, the Lapp Group is opening the door to the future. The office concept of the building erected by the long-established company at its company’s headquarters in Stuttgart-Vaihingen sets standards. The new world of work is characterised by the open space concept: Instead of separate rooms with closed-off offices, often with restricted access,...

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Prysmian secures a project for submarine power cable links in the Venetian Lagoon
Jun27

Prysmian secures a project for submarine power cable links in the Venetian Lagoon

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces that Terna Rete Italia has confirmed a series of additional works — originally included as an option — to be added to the Venetian Lagoon submarine power cable links project, a contract awarded to the Group last year following a European bid. These new works are worth approximately €20 million and involve the completion of the project aimed at...

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Southwire’s New Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Delivers Significant Advantages in Wind Applications
Jun06

Southwire’s New Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Delivers Significant Advantages in Wind Applications

Southwire has launched a new multi-strand, high-quality aluminum cable with installation, cost and safety advantages that make it particularly suitable for down tower wind turbine applications. “The wind industry is expected to continue its robust growth as a top source of renewable energy generating capacity in the country,” said Brad Pollard, OEM sales manager. “The addition of this new down tower cable expands our product line in a...

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MAATS Tech completes £22m state of the art cable laying vessel project
Jun06

MAATS Tech completes £22m state of the art cable laying vessel project

MAATS Tech Limited, the marine engineering consultancy specialising in bespoke carousel and deck handling systems, is celebrating the successful completion of the NKT Victoria, a world-class cable lay vessel (CLV). The ship was delivered by the Kleven Shipyard to NKT, the global provider of turnkey AC/DC cables for the sustainable energy and energy export industries, and recently achieved the Nor-Shipping Ship of the Year award. The...

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