TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains
Sep17

TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced its delivery of transformer downleads and pantograph cables to Bombardier Transportation for East Anglia’s fleet of trains. The equipment will be installed on 22 ten-car and 89 five-car units that Greater Anglia has ordered as part of its largest ever investment in trains for its network in the U.K. TE is supplying one transformer downlead cable and a...

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Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service
Sep17

Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service

Swan Hunter have completed mobilisation and commissioning of our new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment onboard the ASV Pioneer barge, for client CWind in support of their ‘Complete Cable Care’ service offering. The new basket carousel, has been mobilised onto the barge in the smallest of four configurations, at 2000Te capacity, but can be extended up to 7000Te due to it’s modular design. In addition to the carousel,...

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18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations – Energy Efficiency & Cable Sizing
Sep07

18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations – Energy Efficiency & Cable Sizing

Energy efficiency is all about consumer products, isn’t it? Nowadays we are very familiar with energy efficiency labels stuck onto new refrigerators, washing machines and the like. Choosing the right appliance could save significant sums over time. Could a similar approach be taken with passive components like installation power cables? The IET Wiring Regulations, now in their 18th Edition, appear to be heading in that direction. It...

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase ultra-fast offering at EV Tech Expo US following Electrify America triumph
Sep10

HUBER+SUHNER showcase ultra-fast offering at EV Tech Expo US following Electrify America triumph

Land, sea or air, the HUBER+SUHNER portfolio meets the needs of any electric vehicle HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will present its electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions to support the vast increase of EVs on the streets at Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo US in Novi, Michigan, September 11-13. Its record-breaking offering – the RADOX® High...

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TFKable Group in cooperation with Onninen Norway AS delivered 276 tons of cables to wind farm in Sørfjord, Norway
Sep10

TFKable Group in cooperation with Onninen Norway AS delivered 276 tons of cables to wind farm in Sørfjord, Norway

Production plant in Bydgoszcz, belonging to the TFKable Group, started production of medium voltage cables in Q2 2018. Within 4 weeks, 61 km of TSLF 36kV cables with personalized marking were produced and a total of 71 cable drums were safely delivered to the final destination located nearly 3000km away from the factory. This project required from the TFKable Group to reorganize the production process, prepare the required...

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Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid
Sep07

Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid

TenneT has awarded the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium the assignment to supply and install sea and land cables for the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha project. The 700 MW grid connection will transmit offshore wind energy to electricity users in the Netherlands. Two wind farms with a joint capacity of 700 MW are under construction in the Hollandse Kust (South) wind farm zone, 22 kilometres off the coast of the Dutch Province of...

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Prysmian, new project awarded for submarine interconnection in Greece
Sep04

Prysmian, new project awarded for submarine interconnection in Greece

The Turnkey project involves the design, supply and installation of a new cable system to upgrade the Cyclades power grids. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth approximately €21 million by IPTO (Independent Power Transmission Operator), the Transmission System Operator of the Greek electricity system, for two interconnections between the Cyclades islands...

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NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK
Sep04

NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK

NKT has successfully commissioned the high-voltage cable system project for the 659 MW offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. For NKT, the delivery comprises more than 139 km submarine cable and reinforces the company’s strong position within offshore wind. NKT has successfully commissioned the 220 kV HVAC cable systems for the offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. When fully operational later this year,...

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NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project
Sep03

NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

As informed in Company Announcement no. 21 of 25 September 2017, NKT had 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 PSA was signed in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables and Flexibles (previously VBMS). Innogy, the project owner, has now made the final investment decision for the Triton Knoll offshore...

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Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France
Aug31

Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, have secured three important projects to provide new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France. Eolien Maritime France (a joint venture between the French company EDF Energies Nouvelles and the Canadian company Enbridge) awards Prysmian with the design, supply and installation of inter array cables for the two offshore wind...

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EA Technology announces major Power Cables event
Aug31

EA Technology announces major Power Cables event

Following the great success of EA Technology’s Overhead Line Colloquium in March 2018, it has been confirmed that the next event, the Power Cables Colloquium on the 11 October at the IET in Birmingham, will aim to tackle some of the major issues currently being talked about by owners and operators of these high value critical assets. This unique event gives attendees the opportunity to learn from industry leaders as well as a chance...

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Nexans presents its state-of-the-art HV cable solutions
Aug24

Nexans presents its state-of-the-art HV cable solutions

Nexans is presenting its complete range of transmission cabling systems and solutions, including its High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) and High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) solutions for offshore and onshore applications, superconducting systems and cable recycling services.  As the world’s energy transmission needs continue to increase, a new generation of increasingly high performance and efficient power systems will be...

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JDR launches IWOCS rental service
Aug21

JDR launches IWOCS rental service

JDR Cable Systems, the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry owned by the TFKable Group, has launched a global intervention, workover and control systems (IWOCS) rental service. JDR’s IWOCS rentals offer offshore oil and gas operators the ability to increase production from subsea wells without capex investment by providing a temporary connection. The systems can also be used for...

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Leoni to present portfolio of cables for alternative drive systems in North America
Aug09

Leoni to present portfolio of cables for alternative drive systems in North America

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will showcase its EVC charging cables and Hivocar high-voltage cables at the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo (Booth 1027) in Novi, Michigan (September 11-13, 2018). The cables cover the entire charging system; from the charging station to the vehicle and, in the car, from the charging port via the power...

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NSW awarded Northwestern 2 Offshore Wind Farm contract
Aug07

NSW awarded Northwestern 2 Offshore Wind Farm contract

NSW, a subsidiary of General Cable which recently became part of Prysmian Group, has been awarded a contract by Northwester NV for the development of a submarine inter-array power cable system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, located in the Belgian North Sea, approximately 50 km north-west of Oostende. NSW will design, produce and deliver 25 km of 33 kV submarine power cables for the inter-array cabling of the Northwester 2...

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Prysmian signs agreement with Chinese contractor Talesun/Shanghai Electric
Aug07

Prysmian signs agreement with Chinese contractor Talesun/Shanghai Electric

Prysmian Group, the worldwide leader in the energy and telecom cable systems leader, has signed an agreement with the Chinese contractor Talesun (acting on behalf of Shanghai Electric, main contractor for the project) for the supply of cables, accessories, monitoring systems and services and project supervision (Key Operations Management) for the Cauchari Solar Park in Argentina. The project consists in a 315 MW photovoltaic plant,...

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Prysmian to develop submarine power cable links for Hornsea Project Two in the UK
Aug02

Prysmian to develop submarine power cable links for Hornsea Project Two in the UK

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to supply submarine inter-array cables for what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Hornsea Project Two, located 89 km off the Yorkshire coast, will be able to supply well over 1.3 million homes with green, renewable electricity once it becomes operational in 2022. Prysmian Group has...

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NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project
Jul04

NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project

NKT has been awarded a contract by Ørsted of over EUR 145m (approx. DKK 1.08bn) to supply more than 190 kilometres of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The wind farm is to be the world’s largest with a capacity of 1.4 GW providing green electricity to well over 1.3 million households. The cable system, not comprising installation, delivered by NKT for Hornsea 2...

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Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer
Jul04

Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Nexans, during its meeting of July 3, 2018 chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel, decided to appoint Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on 4 July 2018. Christopher Guérin, 46 years old, has been with Nexans since 1997 and most recently since 2014 served as Senior Executive Vice President, Europe and Telecom/Datacom, Power Accessories Business Groups and member of the Group...

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Prysmian Group at the Smart Cities Conference in Berlin
Jul04

Prysmian Group at the Smart Cities Conference in Berlin

EVP Energy Francesco Fanciulli: “Our expertise is key to ensuring an integrated power and telecommunication infrastructure to meet the high demand of smart cities” Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will give professional insights into future energy and telecommunication solutions at the Smart Cities Conference, organized by the Italian Embassy in Berlin, Germany, that will take place today....

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