Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth
Jan09

Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth

In support of the company’s five-year strategic plan and in an effort to grow sustainably and profitably, Southwire recently announced that it will reorganize its executive leadership and business structure. Through this new alignment, Southwire is placing an increased emphasis on its core wire and cable business and looking at opportunities to focus more intently on areas like metals management, modernization, research and...

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TE Connectivity introduces SOLARLOK PV Edge junction box to improve installation and efficiency of glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels
Jan09

TE Connectivity introduces SOLARLOK PV Edge junction box to improve installation and efficiency of glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces the new SOLARLOK PV Edge decentralized junction box that can be attached to glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels without drilling holes. The new junction box aims to reduce installation costs, raise energy outputs from the panels and improve reliability. Glass-to-glass photovoltaic cells continue to increase in efficiency, fall in price, and grow in popularity....

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Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid
Jan08

Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target for renewable energy resources to meet 100 percent of the country’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. Large onshore wind farms will play a key role in meeting this target, such as the 88 megawatt (MW) Kype Muir wind farm, where Nexans has just completed a project to provide a 16 km 132 kilovolt (kV) underground grid connection for SP Energy Networks. With a total capacity...

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Rittal’s Ri4Power Modular Busbar System Ideally Suited to Industrial Switchgear Application
Jan08

Rittal’s Ri4Power Modular Busbar System Ideally Suited to Industrial Switchgear Application

Rittal was approached to provide power distribution and motor control centre system for a replacement drives panel at a steel mill based in the North of England. The heavy-duty industrial switchgear system that drove the mill was no longer operationally effective.  Its drives and controls were out of date, some of the drives were no longer working, and there had been a series of equipment failures over the years.  The panel itself was...

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Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable
Dec17

Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable

Terna’s MONITA (MONtenegro – ITAly) project to link the power grids between the Balkan peninsula and Italy will help to secure the energy supplies of European countries and integrate their electrical systems while providing significant additional exporting capabilities. In 2012, Nexans was awarded a €340 million contract by Terna, the Transmission System Operator of Italy’s power network, to supply one of the two 500 kV high-voltage...

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Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium
Dec18

Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has completed the connection of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between the United Kingdom and Belgium after the high voltage test. An inauguration ceremony was held at the Belgium substation site on December 5, 2018. This system, which is scheduled to be in commercial operation in the first quarter of 2019, will transmit the...

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Prysmian secures new submarine cable project in USA
Dec17

Prysmian secures new submarine cable project in USA

The Group will develop a power interconnection between Deer Island and the mainland power grid in Boston Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Caldwell Marine International LLC, a US construction contractor specialising in submarine utility operations. “This contract represents a very strategic opportunity for Prysmian Group as we move, following the...

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Milestone Coastal Wind Project for Seaway Offshore Cables
Dec12

Milestone Coastal Wind Project for Seaway Offshore Cables

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore wind project by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy. This turnkey cable supply and cable installation contract for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Project marks the continued success of a global renewables strategy for Subsea 7 in the US. The multi-million-dollar contract will...

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Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia unite forces for construction of largest onshore wind farm in Australia
Dec10

Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia unite forces for construction of largest onshore wind farm in Australia

Nexans, a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, and Tesmec S.p.A., at the head of a group leader in the market of infrastructures related to the transport and distribution of energy, data and materials, today announced that the consortium between Nexans and Tesmec’s subsidiary Marais Laying Technologies Australia has been selected by the Goldwind Australia’s Stockyard Hill project’s Balance of Plant contractor...

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Nexans awarded 100-million-euro contract for interconnection project in Philippines
Dec04

Nexans awarded 100-million-euro contract for interconnection project in Philippines

In the last 15 years, power consumption in Philippines increased by almost 80% to achieve over 94,370 GWh in 2017. To meet the country’s growing energy needs, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is looking to unify and reinforce the national grid with the launch of the Mindanao Visayas Interconnection Project. For the submarine link of the project, Nexans has been awarded a full turnkey contract for the...

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Prysmian signs technical cooperation agreement for grid monitoring services
Dec03

Prysmian signs technical cooperation agreement for grid monitoring services

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GCC Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory (GCC Lab) – a testing facility for power transmission and distribution cables and accessories located in Dammam (Saudi Arabia) –  for a joint technical cooperation aimed at developing services associated to testing, inspection and...

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Nexans successfully qualifies 525 kV HVDC underground cable system to German TSO standards
Nov30

Nexans successfully qualifies 525 kV HVDC underground cable system to German TSO standards

Germany’s ‘Energiewende’, the transition in energy policy to focus on renewable sources of energy, is presenting significant challenges for the country’s transmission grid. In particular, Germany’s TSOs must transmit huge amounts of renewable energy over long distances from the north to demand centers in the the south and they are now building some of the world’s longest ever underground cable projects. Nexans has responded to this...

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Prysmian finalises €125M contract with IPTO
Nov29

Prysmian finalises €125M contract with IPTO

Signing ceremony attended by Minister of Energy & IPTO CEO Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the finalisation of the contract agreement, worth €125 million, with Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), who are responsible for the transmission power grid in Greece, for a submarine power cable connection between the island of Crete and the Peloponnese region of...

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Prysmian to develop Singapore Power Grids
Nov29

Prysmian to develop Singapore Power Grids

New project for the design and installation of High Voltage Cable Systems and PRY-CAM monitoring system. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract by the utility SP Power Assets Limited, worth a total of €33 million, for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two high voltage power cable systems to connect the Rangoon and Paya Lebar substations in...

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Nexans secures 111-million-euro turnkey submarine cable project
Nov28

Nexans secures 111-million-euro turnkey submarine cable project

The project of the Cyclades Islands Interconnection in Greece is aimed at ensuring the reliable, economic and sufficient supply of electricity to the Syros, Paros, Tinos, Mykonos and Naxos islands. As the phase ‘C’ of this three-phase complex project is taking place, ADMIE, Independent Power Transmission Operator, has awarded Nexans with a new contract worth approximately €111 million to deliver an interconnector between the city of...

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NKT awarded its largest offshore export cable order ever for Ostwind 2 grid connection
Nov26

NKT awarded its largest offshore export cable order ever for Ostwind 2 grid connection

NKT is awarded a contract of approx. EUR 300m (approx. DKK 2.23bn) by 50Hertz. The contract comprises supply of approx. 270 km of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system, and approx. 8 km of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE onshore cable system for the Ostwind 2 offshore wind farm grid connection in Germany. The contract is won in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles, who will install the offshore...

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Nexans awarded 50M Euros turnkey contract to manufacture and install interconnection cable between Majorca and Menorca
Nov22

Nexans awarded 50M Euros turnkey contract to manufacture and install interconnection cable between Majorca and Menorca

Red Eléctrica de España has awarded Nexans with a contract worth around 50 million euros to manufacture and install a power cable that will connect the islands of Majorca and Menorca in Spain. The contract was signed only 20 days after the Spanish Council of Ministers granted administrative authorisation and declared it as a public utility project. The interconnection is due to be up and running in 2020. Red Eléctrica’s General...

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NKT is selected exclusive supplier of export cable system for Inch Cape offshore wind farm project
Nov20

NKT is selected exclusive supplier of export cable system for Inch Cape offshore wind farm project

NKT has signed an export cable Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) for delivery and installation of export cable system to the prospective UK offshore wind farm project Inch Cape. The project is being developed by Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm Ltd, a subsidiary of Red Rock Power Ltd. The PCA is signed in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles. The PCA nominates the consortium as the exclusive supplier and installer for...

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Ducab Records Growth for OGP Business with Three Major Contracts for ADNOC Projects
Nov11

Ducab Records Growth for OGP Business with Three Major Contracts for ADNOC Projects

The use of locally manufactured cable solutions supports UAE ‘In-Country Value’ Ducab has secured three major contracts in Abu Dhabi for the supply of over 5000kms of EHV, HV, MV and LV cables and AAAC overhead conductors for ADNOC related projects in Abu Dhabi. The announcement came on the sidelines of the company’s participation in Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2018. The new contracts, secured...

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Nexans wins major power export cable contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 wind farm
Nov19

Nexans wins major power export cable contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 wind farm

Nexans has won a contract worth over 150 million euros to help Ørsted deliver the most affordable electricity from offshore wind yet. The project covers the supply of over 200 km of the 245 kV high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export cable system for the near shore section of Hornsea 2 wind farm. Today, many nations are harnessing renewable energy sources with the aim of counteracting climate change, one of the world’s...

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