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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AEI Cables clinches prestige Saudi Stock Exchange contract
Nov07

AEI Cables clinches prestige Saudi Stock Exchange contract

Specialists in fire performance cabling AEI Cables has been awarded a major contract to supply Mineral Insulated Cables (MIC) and accessories for the new prestigious Saudi Stock Exchange building in Riyadh. Working with its partners, the company will be supplying MIC to provide power and lighting with the highest level of fire performance for the top seven floors of the renowned Tadawul Tower building. Stuart Dover, general manager...

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COBRACable link available to transmit energy between The Netherlands and Denmark
Nov05

COBRACable link available to transmit energy between The Netherlands and Denmark

The contract was awarded by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet SOV, operators of the Dutch and Danish power transmission grids. COBRAcable HDVC link is key for a sustainable European energy landscape. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful completion of the HVDC test on the submarine interconnector COBRAcable that links The Netherlands and Denmark....

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Hellenic Cables celebrates the inauguration of Elia MOG project
Nov05

Hellenic Cables celebrates the inauguration of Elia MOG project

Hellenic Cables, the leading provider of turnkey cable solutions for the wind industry, celebrates the successful completion of Elia’s new modular offshore grid (MOG). The Belgian transmission system operator officially inaugurated the project in a ceremony attended by King Philippe of Belgium. The platform, located 40 km off the coast, is linked to the mainland through two 220 kV submarine cables provided by Hellenic Cables. In...

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Nexans is preferred power export cable supplier for the Seagreen offshore wind farm project
Nov04

Nexans is preferred power export cable supplier for the Seagreen offshore wind farm project

Nexans has been appointed by SSE as the preferred supplier to design, manufacture and install the onshore and offshore export cables for the Phase 1 development of the Seagreen offshore wind farm project. Currently under construction off the Angus coast, Phase 1 comprises the Seagreen Alpha and Bravo wind farms. With a combined capacity of 1,075MW,  they will form the largest windfarm project in Scotland when they come on line in...

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Equinor awards Hywind Tampen contracts
Oct31

Equinor awards Hywind Tampen contracts

ON BEHALF OF THE GULLFAKS AND SNORRE PARTNERS, EQUINOR TODAY SIGNED CONTRACTS TOTALLING AROUND NOK 3.3 BILLION FOR THE HYWIND TAMPEN WIND FARM DEVELOPMENT. The contracts have been awarded to Kværner AS, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy AS, JDR Cable System Ltd and Subsea 7 AS. “The signing of five major contracts is a key milestone in realizing the Hywind Tampen pioneer project. Won in international competition, the contracts prove...

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Ducab and Etihad ESCO lay foundation for solar growth at WETEX 2019
Oct22

Ducab and Etihad ESCO lay foundation for solar growth at WETEX 2019

Project to generate an annual savings of 3,251,900 KWh in energy, equivalent to AED 1,447,095, upon completion Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2019: Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) announced the signing of an agreement with Ducab, one of the UAE’s largest manufacturing businesses, on the sidelines of the 21st Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX), with an aim to support the UAE’s solar energy...

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Vineyard Wind partners with Marmon Utility LLC (Kerite) for Park City Wind project
Oct24

Vineyard Wind partners with Marmon Utility LLC (Kerite) for Park City Wind project

Agreement will supply Park City Wind project with key components, creating jobs and economic opportunity (Seymour, CT) – Vineyard Wind has announced a partnership with Marmon Utility, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company headquartered in Seymour, to bring jobs and economic opportunity to Connecticut. The agreement calls for Marmon Utility to establish manufacturing capabilities at its Connecticut facility producing Kerite cables...

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Prysmian and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy sign new worldwide agreement
Oct23

Prysmian and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy sign new worldwide agreement

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a global contract to supply wind turbine tower and nacelle cables and assemblies by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, world leader in the wind power industry. This award reaffirms Siemens Gamesa and Prysmian Group’s long and solid history of partnership in the wind industry and is an important step in...

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NKT signs service agreement with TenneT for high-voltage cable systems
Oct22

NKT signs service agreement with TenneT for high-voltage cable systems

The German-Dutch power grid operator TenneT has awarded NKT a service contract covering cable jointing of offshore high-voltage power cables. NKT has been awarded a three-year service agreement contract by the German-Dutch power grid operator TenneT covering the cable jointing part of a larger offshore service agreement. The contract covers the cable jointing work for seven power cable systems and includes a tailored preparedness plan...

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Importance of approvals growing for MV cables
Oct17

Importance of approvals growing for MV cables

As the demand for power increases in the UK across growing domestic and industrial markets including the nuclear industry, so the need for reliable power generation, transmission, and distribution using Medium Voltage cables has risen with it. Graham Turner of AEI Cables looks at the future. The demands for power have never been greater, with the explosion of development in towns and cities across the UK and the growth of...

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Nexans celebrates the next step in the construction of its Aurora cable installation vessel
Oct17

Nexans celebrates the next step in the construction of its Aurora cable installation vessel

On 15 October 2019, Nexans hosted the grand block ceremony that represented a key step in the construction of its ground-breaking cable installation vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’. The vessel’s hull  is currently being built at the CRIST shipyard in Poland. It will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway, with delivery planned for 2021. The grand blocks are the major components in the construction of the hull. They are...

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Rittal supplies bespoke panels for critical controls
Oct11

Rittal supplies bespoke panels for critical controls

The East Midlands Instrumentation Company Ltd (EMI), an electrical, instrumentation and control installation contractor for the power generation, power transmission, rail and industrial markets based in Gainsborough, had a complex specification from a client.  The client needed specially designed panels to protect critical equipment that controlled a remote pumping station and dam.  A complex control and distribution system...

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NKT completes the HVDC power cable system for Scottish Caithness-Moray link
Oct02

NKT completes the HVDC power cable system for Scottish Caithness-Moray link

The Caithness-Moray power link project is a major investment in Scottish infrastructure, capable of transmitting enough power to meet the needs of about two million residents. NKT has successfully completed the Caithness-Moray turnkey project of a 320 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) XLPE off- and onshore power cable system covering a total transmission length of 160 km. The link has been in commercial operation since end-2018....

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