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  • 2 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    The 700MW COBRA Cable interconnector linking the Dutch and the Danish grid will be available for the electricity market as of delivery day, 7 September, Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT said. The 325-kilometre subsea high-voltage direct current cable is an initiative of TenneT and the Danish electricity and gas grid operator Energinet. Construction started in 2016 and was […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The first subsea section of the 325-kilometre-long Cobra cable interconnector between Denmark and the Netherlands has made landfall on the Danish island of Fanø, Energinet reports.

  • 4 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    An official inauguration event for the 700MW COBRAcable subsea interconnector is being held today, 4 November, in both Eemshaven (the Netherlands) and Endrup (Denmark), in the presence of representatives from the Dutch and Danish ministries. According to Prysmian, the cable supplier for the project, the inauguration follows the successful completion of the HVDC test on […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators Energinet and TenneT have sent the first green electricity from Denmark to the Netherlands through the COBRAcable interconnector. The first electricity was sent as part of the tests prior to the commissioning of the interconnector scheduled for 7 September, Energinet said. The 700MW HVDC cable connection consists of two parallel, approximately 300km […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT brought the COBRAcable ashore on 9 November, according to the TSO’s social media posts. 

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection is looking to pre-qualify companies which will participate in a tender for a Marine Warranty Surveyor contract worth EUR 600,000 for offshore cable laying and cable protection at the COBRAcable interconnector that will link Denmark and the Netherlands.

  • 3 January 2017
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and have driven the first pile into the ground to kick off the construction of the Dutch converter station of the COBRAcable, a subsea electricity connection that will link the Dutch and Danish grids. The COBRAcable will have a capacity of 700MW, will be approximately 325 kilometres long, and will run from Eemshaven, the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Grid Connection

    Danish Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt and Chairman of, Kim Andersen, broke ground for the COBRAcable today, thus marking the start of works on the subsea interconnector between Denmark and the Netherlands.  The groundbreaking event took place at the site of’s high-voltage station in Endrup at Esbjerg. From 2019 onwards, two parallel 325km long cables will send power […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and its Danish counterpart will install a fibre-optic data link alongside the COBRAcable interconnector itself, in order to exchange the necessary information about the interconnection. In future, the fibre-optic link can also be used to connect offshore wind farms to the telecommunications network as the data cable’s remaining capacity will be made available to the market. […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian has awarded MMT with a cable route survey contract for the COBRAcable, a subsea HVDC interconnector that will link the Dutch and Danish power grids. MMT will start working on the project this July, and will carry out the surveys with its own ROTV, ROV & survey vessels Franklin, Seabeam and Ping. The survey contract includes inshore and […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth around EUR 250 million by TenneT TSO B.V. and for COBRAcable, the HVDC submarine interconnector that will link Denmark and the Netherlands. The contract awarded to Prysmian involves the turn-key supply and installation of an HVDC bipole – using single core cables with extruded insulation technology – […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has been awarded an order for COBRAcable, a link between the Dutch and Danish power grids, by Danish power grid service provider and its Dutch counterpart TenneT TSO. Siemens will supply two HVDC converter stations at both sides of the DC power line, which will be routed as a subsea cable through the North […]

  • 10 March 2015
    R&D, Vessels

    MMT, contracted by Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has completed geophysical, geotechnical and cable crossing surveys in preparation for the installation of the COBRAcable, which will connect the Netherlands and Denmark.  The project was completed with a four-vessel solution between early September and late November. The M/V Askholmen performed Shallow Water Geophysical Survey at the landfalls in Eemshaven, […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has invited tenders for services related to cable repair and maintenance in both Germany and the Netherlands, which include locating cable faults. The services will be delivered across several grid connections and interconnectors. The transmission system operator (TSO) is looking to conclude a contract for a service-level agreement with a provider of cable fault […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of cable protection solutions for the Kincardine floating wind farm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners and Uraduct cable and flow line protection for the Scottish pilot […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a new contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm to mainland UK.

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    On 2 February, TenneT officially opened its special cable storage facility in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, which is able to store up to 4,600 tonnes of high-voltage electricity cables. TenneT will use the facility as a storage for massive subsea cables used for connecting offshore wind farms to the onshore grid and for offshore direct-current interconnectors (DCI), like the NorNed cable […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator and its Dutch partner Tennet are looking for consultancy providers that will assist in obtaining the permits to install and operate the COBRAcable in Germany. The consultant will help the project team in the dialogue with key German authorities and in preparing the applications to German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue  HVDC and HVAC Submarine Power Cables: Supply Constraints, Demand Drivers, Technology Issues, Prominent Projects, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an Agreement of Intent (AoI) to together explore opportunities for an offshore energy hub in the North Sea. Under the deal, TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet will carry out further research on the development of the joint energy hub for connecting offshore wind farms. On the basis of these analyses, […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT will invest a total of EUR 6 billion in Dutch high-voltage grid in the next decade. Driven by significant growth in renewable energy capacity in the Netherlands and surrounding countries, the transmission system operator will commit some EUR 2 billion for the expansion and replacement of Dutch high-voltage grid on land and will pour approximately EUR 4 […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Energy Union Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will attend the Energy Infrastructure Forum tomorrow in Copenhagen, where they will also meet with the Danish Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt. The forum, hosted by the European Commission and the Danish government, aims at facilitating stakeholders’ participation in the policy shaping process and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    Dutch offshore grid operator TenneT and its Danish counterpart can now start with the construction of the COBRA cable, a submarine connection between the Dutch and Danish power grids, after clearing all permits necessary in the Netherlands.  The COBRA cable will allow for exchange of renewable energy between the two countries, and it has been designed to enable a […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT, an electricity transmission system operator with activities in the Netherlands and Germany, invested EUR 1,46 billion in grid connections for offshore wind farms in 2015, and announced further EUR 22 billion of investments in onshore and offshore electricity infrastructure in the next ten years. A part of the investment budget will go towards the realization of an offshore AC […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Danish national transmission system operator,, postponed the COBRA Cable project that will link the country to the Netherlands and will be part of an integrated European grid. According to the company’s modified plans, published on December 14, the link could be completed in 2017, instead of the previously planned completion in 2016. and […]