Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain
Dec18

Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth in the region of €80 million by EWA (Electricity and Water Authority of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain) to develop a new 400 kV cable loop circuit. As part of EWA’s strategic 400 kV Transmission Development programme (2009 – 2013), this project adds a crucial link to the infrastructure of the Kingdom of...

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Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection
Dec11

Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the taking into operation of the HVDC submarine cable system built for the SA.CO.I. interconnection linking Sardinia’s electricity grid with mainland Italy. It marks a world record for the longest in-service HVDC submarine cable link. “This is an important occasion testifying to the absolute reliability, efficiency and...

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Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash
Dec11

Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash

Prysmian Group and General Cable Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Prysmian will acquire General Cable for $30.00 per share in cash. The transaction values General Cable at approximately $3 billion, including debt and certain other General Cable liabilities, and represents a premium of approximately 81% to the General Cable closing price of $16.55 per share on July 14,...

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Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017
Nov27

Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will exhibit its extended portfolio of products and services at the Wind Europe Annual Event 2017 in Amsterdam from 28th to 30th November (RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Booth 1C50). The range on display will include AC and DC power transmission submarine cable systems, advanced turbine cabling solutions specifically designed to meet highly demanding...

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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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Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula
Sep27

Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula

In the always-on hyper-connected world it is easy to forget how heavily the world economy depends on submarine cables. Estimates show that 99 percent of all intercontinental trade and a major volume of international web traffic are carried via subsea connections. Yet the ever-growing demand for internet services is placing major bandwidth pressure on existing subsea infrastructure. In the framework of SEAX-1, one of the most...

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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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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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HUBER+SUHNER: Dynamic growth in the first half of the year
Aug23

HUBER+SUHNER: Dynamic growth in the first half of the year

Lower profitability, but within the mid-term target range – positive signals from strategic growth initiatives Key figures* The first half-year saw a mixed picture for HUBER+SUHNER: a significant increase in net sales – compared to the very strong previous year period – stood in contrast to a slightly reduced profitability. Order intake rose sharply to CHF 425.1 million (+9.5 %), while net sales also increased dynamically to CHF 410.7...

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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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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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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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Prysmian Group Presents at Offshore Wind Energy 2017
Jun06

Prysmian Group Presents at Offshore Wind Energy 2017

Prysmian Group, world leader in energy and telecom cable systems will present its products and services portfolio underpinning its new enhanced strategy expanding its presence and offering in the offshore wind sector on the occasion of the Offshore Wind Energy 2017, the largest industry conference and exhibition, to be held from 6th to 8th June in London (Excel Centre, Booth N – J10). In addressing the direct needs in the sector,...

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JDR Selects Cimteq to implement CableBuilder
May11

JDR Selects Cimteq to implement CableBuilder

Cimteq Ltd, a software provider for the design and manufacturing of subsea cables and umbilicals, announces that JDR Cables Systems Ltd (JDR), has awarded Cimteq a contract to implement CableBuilder. CableBuilder is the world leader in engineering and costing software for the wire and cable industry. The implementation of CableBuilder will support JDR’s plans to increase their market share in the oil & gas sector as well as...

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CRU’s 11 th Wire & Cable conference set to attract international stakeholders to  technology hub, Munich – Key speakers announced
May09

CRU’s 11 th Wire & Cable conference set to attract international stakeholders to technology hub, Munich – Key speakers announced

CRU Events is set to draw international industry stakeholders together in July at the 11 th Wire & Cable conference in Munich, as the Bavarian capital is Germany’s undisputed technology centre and boasting one of the world’s largest IT, communication and automotive industry hubs. “We are very excited to be bringing our Wire & Cable Conference to Munich, one of the world’s largest IT, communication and automotive industry hubs”...

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Prysmian to add offshore cable capabilities to UK factory in Wrexham
Apr21

Prysmian to add offshore cable capabilities to UK factory in Wrexham

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces thecapability of its UK production facility in Wrexham to manufacture both 33 kV and 66 kV submarine cable cores used for the inter-array cable connections in offshore wind farms. The new product line will enable the linking and collecting of power produced by offshore wind turbines before onward transmission to the onshore grid. Prysmian is the...

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Prysmian Group publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report
Apr11

Prysmian Group publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report

€1,710 million of economic value generated (+8%) Emissions of ozone-depleting substances decreased by 6% Human Rights Policy and whistleblowing programme launched Strategy redefined according to the UN sustainable development goals Scorecard setting 16 sustainability targets for 2020 prepared Milan, 11 April 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has published its Sustainability...

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Prysmian to develop IFA2, the new France-UK electricity interconnector
Apr07

Prysmian to develop IFA2, the new France-UK electricity interconnector

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has secured a contract wortharound €350 million with IFA2 SAS, a joint venture between National Grid IFA2 Ltd – part of National Grid UK – and RTE of France. The contract is for the turn-key design, manufacture and installation of a submarine and land power cable link to connect Tourbe in France toChilling in Hampshire, UK. “This is a prestigious project...

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Nexans Celebrates 40 Years Since Commissioning of the Skagerrak Interconnector Submarine Link
Mar31

Nexans Celebrates 40 Years Since Commissioning of the Skagerrak Interconnector Submarine Link

For decades, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) mass impregnated (MI) cables have been the preferred solution for long-distance submarine transmission. This year, Nexans, a worldwide leader in the cable industry, is celebrating 40 years since its HVDC MI cables were first put into commercial service at the Skagerrak Interconnector submarine HVDC link between Denmark and Norway. In 1977, the Skagerrak link, which is owned and operated...

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