Leoni to present cable technologies and solutions for electromobility at IZB trade fair
Oct12

Leoni to present cable technologies and solutions for electromobility at IZB trade fair

Charging technology for fast charging and greater range, liquid cooling, power supply with high-voltage cables and digitalization will be the focal areas Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will showcase innovative technologies for electromobility at the International Suppliers Fair (IZB) in Wolfsburg from 16 to 18 October. In Hall 1, Booth 1203, the Company...

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NKT receives letter of award for turnkey offshore HVDC cable project Johan Sverdrup 2
Oct05

NKT receives letter of award for turnkey offshore HVDC cable project Johan Sverdrup 2

NKT has received a letter of award by Equinor Energy AS to supply and install a cable system of 200 kilometres of 80 kV high-voltage DC offshore power cables for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup oil field development project in Norway. The award is conditional upon finalization of the formal contract which is likely to take place within a few weeks. The contract value is expected to be approx. EUR 110m (approx. DKK 820m),...

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Nexans Wins Multimillion Euro Contract at UK’s Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm
Oct08

Nexans Wins Multimillion Euro Contract at UK’s Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

The UK offshore wind farm market is continuing to lead the way in meeting Europe’s growing demand for renewable wind energy. With nearly 30 per cent of the country’s electricity generated by clean sources in 2017, the UK looks to maintain its world leader position in renewables with the launch of major new projects such as the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, being developed by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd, in partnership with J-Power and...

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New Total Fire Solutions package welcomed
Sep18

New Total Fire Solutions package welcomed

The new generation of Total Fire Solutions products for the built environment from AEI Cables has been welcomed amid increasing concerns about the quality of cabling in the marketplace. Specifiers and installers have recognised the highest levels of quality and safety offered by the Firetec Total Fire Solutions range using the very latest in technology and science, offering enhanced fire performance cabling, accessories and technical...

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Leoni and Diehl: strategic partnership dedicated to electromobility
Oct05

Leoni and Diehl: strategic partnership dedicated to electromobility

Focus on innovative energy and data transmission in high-voltage battery systems Leoni and Diehl have agreed a strategic partnership covering battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. Leoni is a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries. Diehl is a significant partner to the automotive industry with its innovative solutions for hybrid and electric vehicles. The two...

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Prysmian awarded €125M project for first submarine cable interconnection between Crete and Greece
Oct03

Prysmian awarded €125M project for first submarine cable interconnection between Crete and Greece

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract, worth €125 million, for an interconnection between the island of Crete and mainland Greece (Peloponnese region). The project was awarded by IPTO (Independent Power Transmission Operator), which operates the transmission system for Greece’s power grid. The contract will be finalised within 2018, following the customary...

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Cleat Manufacturer Secures Major Singapore Tunnel Contract
Oct03

Cleat Manufacturer Secures Major Singapore Tunnel Contract

Leading manufacturer of cable glands and cable cleats, CMP Products, has secured a major contract to supply cable restraining ‘cleats’ to the multi-million dollar Singapore Tunnel Project. Owned by Singapore Power Grid, (SPG) the project aims to future-proof the supply of electricity across Singapore for the next 120 years and will see approximately 130,000 bespoke cable cleats installed throughout several kilometres of underground...

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NKT has delivered the high-voltage cable system for 309 MW offshore wind farm in Belgium
Oct01

NKT has delivered the high-voltage cable system for 309 MW offshore wind farm in Belgium

NKT has successfully commissioned the turnkey order for the 220 kV AC high-voltage cable system connecting the 309 MW Rentel wind farm to the Belgian shore. The high-voltage cable system from NKT is now ready to transmit renewable energy from the Rentel offshore wind farm to the Belgian power grid. When in operation the offshore wind farm will provide green energy to 300,000 households supporting the national target of 13 % of the...

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Prysmian completes Wikinger offshore wind farm submarine cable project
Sep24

Prysmian completes Wikinger offshore wind farm submarine cable project

Inter-array cable system fully designed, supplied and installed by Prysmian Group Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful commissioning of the inter-array cable system for the Wikinger offshore wind farm, located within the West of Adlergrund cluster in the German Baltic Sea. Prysmian secured this project in February 2015 with a contract awarded by Iberdrola, the...

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Smart solutions for energy networks at WindEnergy Hamburg
Sep25

Smart solutions for energy networks at WindEnergy Hamburg

HUBER+SUHNER’s innovative solutions across fiber-optics, radio-frequency and low-frequency will be on display. Leading international manufacturer of applications and solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, is set to demonstrate its portfolio of smart energy solutions at WindEnergy Hamburg, taking place September 25-28, 2018. The global Swiss-based company will be exhibiting its contemporary solutions and...

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WindEnergy Hamburg: Nexans supplies cables for world’s first 66 kV wind farms
Sep26

WindEnergy Hamburg: Nexans supplies cables for world’s first 66 kV wind farms

Nexans has been involved in three pioneering 66 kV wind farm pilot projects in the North Sea over the past two years. As offshore wind turbines continue to grow in size and power output, wind farm developers and operators are preparing to switch over to 66 kilovolt (kV) technology rather than the current 33 kV technology. This is because operating at the higher voltage offers important lifecycle cost-efficiency benefits such as the...

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Prysmian cable solutions at Wind Energy Hamburg 2018
Sep24

Prysmian cable solutions at Wind Energy Hamburg 2018

Focus on HVDC technology for offshore wind farm applications. Turnkey cable solutions, project engineering, state-of-the-art cable technologies and asset management systems and services all on display. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will exhibit its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the offshore wind industry at the 2018 edition of the Wind Energy event...

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NKT completes deep water cable test and installation of HVDC cable systems
Sep19

NKT completes deep water cable test and installation of HVDC cable systems

NKT has successfully installed and laid 525 kV HVDC submarine power cables at more than 700 meters in Norwegian waters with its advanced cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria. NKT recently completed a Sea Trial test campaign for deep sea cable laying at more than 700 meters in Norway with the company’s cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria. The test was executed with an NKT 525 kV HVDC double-armored submarine cable and verified excellent...

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Warship supplied by AEI Cables starts aircraft trials
Aug28

Warship supplied by AEI Cables starts aircraft trials

The biggest warship ever to be built in Britain – with more than 1,800 miles of cables supplied by AEI Cables powering the vessel – has set sail for the US to start trials with fighter jets landing for the first time. The newly-built Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier (QEC) will be tested by the four F35B Lightning jets off the east coast of America. AEI Cables supplied the state-of-the-art range of naval power,...

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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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