KEC International wins new orders
Jan24

KEC International wins new orders

KEC International Ltd., a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group Company, has secured new orders of Rs. 1,255 crore across its various businesses: Transmission & Distribution: T&D business and SAE Towers have secured orders of Rs. 510 crore for T&D projects in Africa, Middle East and the Americas. Railways: The Railway business has secured orders of Rs. 449 crore for Overhead...

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Hellenic Cables awarded the Interconnection of Skiathos Island
Jan23

Hellenic Cables awarded the Interconnection of Skiathos Island

Greek TSO ADMIE has awarded Hellenic Cables and its subsidiary Fulgor the project for the interconnection of Skiathos island in the Aegean Sea to the mainland grid. The contract, worth approx. EUR 43 million, entails the supply and installation of the submarine and underground cable system. This includes the design and manufacturing of 30 km of 150 kV submarine cable system, its subsea installation and protection as well as its...

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NKT qualifies 525 kV high-voltage DC power cable for German corridor projects
Jan23

NKT qualifies 525 kV high-voltage DC power cable for German corridor projects

NKT has completed the qualification of its sustainably produced 525 kV high-voltage DC (direct current) XLPE underground power cable to match the requirements for the coming high-voltage DC corridor projects in Germany. These projects constitute a vital step in the country’s transition of its energy supply to come from renewable sources. As part of ‘Energiewende’, Germany’s long-term strategy for switching to renewable energies by...

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Hellenic Cables to supply inter-array cables for Mayflower Wind project
Jan21

Hellenic Cables to supply inter-array cables for Mayflower Wind project

Hellenic Cables has signed an agreement with Semco Maritime A/S for the supply of inter-array cables for the Mayflower Wind project, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC. The offshore wind project was selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy to electricity customers within the state with expected start-up in 2025. Hellenic Cables will be...

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CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history
Jan14

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history

CRU, leading provider of cable news, analysis and consulting is to hold its 14th CRU Wire & Cable Conference on 8-10 June 2020. Attracting over 200 key executives, the conference is well established as the premier meeting place for the world’s cable makers and the insulated wire and cable supply chain. The event is set to take place in London for the first time in its history, close to CRU’s headquarters and promises to draw on...

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NKT signs service contract with EirGrid on East West Interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain
Jan14

NKT signs service contract with EirGrid on East West Interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain

The Irish power grid operator EirGrid has awarded NKT a service contract for the interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain supporting the transition to renewable energy. NKT has been awarded a five-year service agreement by the Irish power grid operator EirGrid for cable related services including repair works for the East West Interconnector. The 200 kV HVDC power cable with capacity of 500 MW between Ireland and Great...

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Taihan procures mega project valued AUD 173M in Australia
Jan14

Taihan procures mega project valued AUD 173M in Australia

Taihan, a South Korean leading provider of cable and wire, procures major Australian energy project in Sydney. Taihan has officially announced they have signed a contract for the provision of 330kV cable with TransGrid for its Powering Sydney’s Future project. TransGrid is one of largest transmission utilities in Australia. The contract value is around AUD 173 million (KRW 143 billion). This project is designed to prepare Sydney for...

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Prysmian supports renewable energy industry worldwide
Jan09

Prysmian supports renewable energy industry worldwide

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC), one of the biggest state-owned enterprises in China and one of the world’s largest power generation equipment manufacturers and project contractors. The contract includes the supply of cables for DEC’s newest 10 MW offshore wind turbine prototype that will be installed in China Three Gorges Corporation’s Xinghuawan wind farm in the Fujian province,...

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NKT to deliver onshore power cables system to complete Beckomberga-Bredäng expansion of power grid in Stockholm
Dec20

NKT to deliver onshore power cables system to complete Beckomberga-Bredäng expansion of power grid in Stockholm

NKT has been awarded a contract to supply the high-voltage onshore power cables for the Beckomberga-Bredäng project in Stockholm, Sweden. In August this year, NKT also won the sea-section of this project to replace overhead lines with 420 kV high-voltage AC power cables between the city quarters of Beckomberga and Bredäng. The full project comprises one of the planned expansions of the local power grid to meet a growing power demand....

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Prysmian Group supports Terna in developing Italy’s power transmission grid
Dec20

Prysmian Group supports Terna in developing Italy’s power transmission grid

Prysmian Group has signed with Terna, through its subsidiary Terna Rete Italia S.p.A., following the public tender, two important power cable systems agreements. Under the first contract, worth of €50 million (inclusive of the safety costs), Prysmian Group will be responsible for the development of an HVAC 150 kV power cable link between the Zuel and Somprade electrical substations in the province of...

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NKT strengthens R&D with acquisition of technology consulting unit from ABB
Dec19

NKT strengthens R&D with acquisition of technology consulting unit from ABB

NKT is strengthening its research and development competencies with the acquisition of Technology Consulting from ABB. The acquisition is a key step for NKT to reinforce its technology capabilities developing the future technology for power cable solutions. NKT has acquired a technology consulting unit from ABB specializing in key areas within power cable development such as Chemistry & Materials, Applied Mechanics and Electrical...

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Prysmian Group to develop new submarine cable link for Red Eléctrica De España
Dec12

Prysmian Group to develop new submarine cable link for Red Eléctrica De España

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth of about €27 million by Red Eléctrica de España (REE), the Spanish transmission system operator (TSO), to connect two Canary Islands (Lanzarote and Fuerteventura). The project involves the design, supply, installation and commissioning of...

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LS C & S enters African market through JV in Egypt
Dec11

LS C & S enters African market through JV in Egypt

On November 21, LS C & S (President & CEO Roe-hyun Myung) announced that they will be establishing a joint power cable subsidiary in Egypt. This is LS C & S’s first production subsidiary in Africa. With Egypt as the hub, they will be expanding their market presence into Africa and Middle East countries. On November 20, LS C & S signed a contract with M.A.N. International Contracting (hereafter M.A.N.), a...

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Equinor signs agreement with Prysmian for supply of inter-array cables
Dec05

Equinor signs agreement with Prysmian for supply of inter-array cables

Prysmian Group and Equinor announced today an agreement for the supply of the submarine inter–array cable system for the Empire Wind project, an 816 MW offshore wind project in New York. Prysmian Group will provide the 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cable system that will transmit power from the wind turbines with a capacity in the range of 10-15 MW. The construction of the cable system’s power...

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NKT runs its high-voltage power cable factories on renewable energy
Dec04

NKT runs its high-voltage power cable factories on renewable energy

The NKT factory in Cologne, Germany, is now powered by electricity from renewable energy sources and joins the high-voltage factory in Karlskrona, Sweden, as a green manufacturing site. With both factories running solely on renewable electricity, NKT takes significant step to meet the increasing market demands for low-emission high-voltage power cable solutions. The development of the global power grids is crucial to ensure the...

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ZTT successfully completes TENNET EPC project
Dec04

ZTT successfully completes TENNET EPC project

Recently, Zhongtian Technology [ZTT] and German TENNET Power Company successfully held the completion and summary meeting of the “EnBw Hohe See 155kV Submarine Cable EPC Project” in Berlin. With high-quality products and services, ZTT has won the recognition and appreciation of TENNET, a major European power company. It is reported that the working scope of “Hohe See 155kV Project” includes the...

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Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm development
Dec03

Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm development

Nexans, the global expert in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Eversource, New England’s premier transmission builder, and Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, announced today a framework agreement. The agreement will reinforce their long-term partnership and will result in Nexans having the opportunity to provide up to 1,000 km of subsea high voltage export cables for Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in North...

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Ducab celebrates 40 years of excellence in industrial manufacturing
Nov25

Ducab celebrates 40 years of excellence in industrial manufacturing

Ducab, a leading manufacturer of high quality cables in the region, jointly owned by Investment Corporation of Dubai and Abu Dhabi General Holding Corp (Senaat), is this week celebrating 40 years of excellence in industrial manufacturing. One of the UAE’s flagship manufacturing entities, Ducab was inaugurated by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum on 24 November 1979, with its first facility located in Jebel Ali and staffed by...

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Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project
Nov28

Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project

Nexans announced today an award by OneSubsea®—the subsea technologies, production and processing systems division of Schlumberger—for the design, manufacture and supply of two 120-km power umbilicals for a subsea multiphase compression system. The system will help extend the production life of the Ormen Lange field, Norway’s second-largest gas field that currently supplies 20 percent of the UK’s gas needs. Located in the Norwegian...

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Prysmian secures project in excess of €100 M for offshore wind farm grid connections in UK
Nov28

Prysmian secures project in excess of €100 M for offshore wind farm grid connections in UK

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth in excess of €100 million by EDF Renewables for the development of submarine and land power cable systems to connect the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm to the Scottish mainland power grid. The NnG offshore wind farm, located 15.5 km off the Fife coast, will generate 450 MW of green and...

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HRADIL offshore power cable for highly explosive environments
Nov26

HRADIL offshore power cable for highly explosive environments

Hradil’s offshore power cable not only meets the exacting requirements specified in the NEK 606 (SHF2) standard regarding mud resistance, flexibility and fire safety, but also those of IEC 60079-14 on how to prevent the migration of gas and smoke through the cable. The HRADIL offshore power cable was specially designed to ensure the smooth operation of electrical systems in extremely harsh maritime environments with explosive...

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NKT introduces next generation monitoring system for high-voltage power cable installation with NKT Victoria
Nov26

NKT introduces next generation monitoring system for high-voltage power cable installation with NKT Victoria

With a new Cable Laying Monitoring System at the cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria, NKT again raises the bar for reliability and traceability during offshore installation of high-voltage power cables even in the most challenging conditions. With the new custom-made Cable Laying Monitoring System, NKT has further enhance NKT Victoria’s capabilities to safely install power cables with minimal risk of compromising the cable integrity...

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Nexans wins major two-year global turbine cable supply contract for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Nov26

Nexans wins major two-year global turbine cable supply contract for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Nexans has been awarded a major two-year contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to suppy Windlink® cables for its onshore and offshore wind turbines. Leading the way forward in the renewable energy sector, Siemens Gamesa provides cleaner, more reliable and more affordable wind power. Its scale, global reach and proven track record ensures that the company will play a central role in shaping the energy landscape of the future. One...

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Nexans expands its global wind turbine cabling partnership with Vestas Wind Systems
Nov21

Nexans expands its global wind turbine cabling partnership with Vestas Wind Systems

Nexans has secured a two-year global supply contract to provide Vestas Wind Systems with Windlink® cable kits for onshore wind turbines in Europe, the US and China. This latest agreement extends Nexans’ long-standing position as a global supplier for Vestas. As the countries continue the shift towards renewable energy sources, the global installed capacity for wind energy reached 591 GW in 2018 and is expected to grow further in the...

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Three major HVDC interconnectors delivered in 10 days for a total value of over €1 Billion
Nov20

Three major HVDC interconnectors delivered in 10 days for a total value of over €1 Billion

Prysmian Group announces the successful completion and delivery of three major HVDC projects in ten days for a total value of over €1 billion, proving its solid project execution capabilities. The COBRAcable interconnector — secured in February 2016 and awarded by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet SOV, operators of the Dutch and Danish power transmission grids — connects The...

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Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm
Nov20

Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm

RTE France has awarded a € 115 million contract to Nexans to supply and install the 67km offshore and 93km onshore power export cables for the 496 MW Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm. Located in the English Channel, some 16 km off the coast of Saint Brieuc Bay, the wind farm is expected to generate enough power to meet the daily electricity needs of more than 835,000 homes.  The project is being developed by the Ailes Marines...

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NKT confirms order for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B
Nov19

NKT confirms order for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B

As informed in Company Announcement no. 11 of 20 September 2019, NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B site. Now, with an agreement of a EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) contract with project owners Equinor and SSE...

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NKT involvement in the Attica-Crete interconnector project
Nov15

NKT involvement in the Attica-Crete interconnector project

Today, Ariadne Interconnector, a wholly-owned entity by ADMIE, the Greek Transmission System Operator, has announced that NKT has been evaluated as best bidder for delivery and installation of the onshore power cable systems for the Attica-Crete interconnector project. NKT can confirm this evaluation while referring to the fact that no bilateral contractual agreement has been entered yet. The project budget is EUR 115m (approx. DKK...

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Prysmian successfully completes the DolWin3 offshore wind farm project in Germany
Nov14

Prysmian successfully completes the DolWin3 offshore wind farm project in Germany

The contract was awarded by Alstom Grid on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. Prysmian Group provided the design, supply and installation of the cable systems. Prysmian Group has successfully commissioned the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project DolWin3, off the German North Sea coast. Prysmian had secured this project in February 2013, with a contract awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid...

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Wrexham Mineral Cables launches new Fire Survival Mineral Insulated Electrical Cabling Systems at ADIPEC
Nov10

Wrexham Mineral Cables launches new Fire Survival Mineral Insulated Electrical Cabling Systems at ADIPEC

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers, Wrexham Mineral Cables, is showcasing its new Fire Survival Mineral Insulated Electrical Cabling Systems for hazardous area applications, with a brand-new brochure being launched at this year’s ADIPEC exhibition in Abu Dhabi, 11-14 November 2019. Its Fire Survival Mineral Insulated Electrical Cabling Systems are proven to safely carry a full electrical load for over 3 hours...

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