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  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has won a contract to deliver the British onshore civil works for the Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. Under the GBP 90 million four-year contract, Balfour Beatty is responsible for the civil engineering and installation of 68km of high-voltage cabling across Lincolnshire, connecting Denmark […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Denmark’s Energinet has issued a contract notice seeking Marine Warranty Surveyors for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. Viking Link is a joint project of Energinet and the UK’s National Grid Viking Link Limited. The tender concerns consultants working onboard the cable laying vessels as […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    N-Sea Survey BV has won a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey and inspection services for the Viking Link HVDC interconnector between Denmark and the United Kingdom.

  • 4 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    NIRAS and Intertek have been appointed by Energinet.dk and National Grid Viking Link Limited as marine consultants to assist with the permitting of Viking Link, a proposed high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector between Great Britain and Denmark. Betina Heron, Executive Director for Environment and Energy in NIRAS, said: “This contract reinforces our expertise in permitting and EIA for […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Denmark’s Energinet and the UK’s National Grid have postponed the final investment decision (FID) on the Viking Link interconnector project, which was initially scheduled to take place in March.

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Danish Energinet and UK-based National Grid have awarded Intertek with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) client representative services on the Viking Link interconnector project.

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has won a contract to deliver two converter stations for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. The interconnector is being jointly developed by National Grid Ventures, Great Britain, and Energinet, Denmark via National Grid Viking Link Ltd. and Energinet Eltransmission A/S. Viking Link is […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    On 15 July, EU Member States agreed on the European Commission’s proposal to invest EUR 263 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, including EUR 14.8 million for Viking Link, an interconnector between Denmark and the UK. The EU will support study work on the Final Project Development for the Viking link with a total of EUR 14,824,179. Viking Link […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Next Geosolutions has secured a contract by Prysmian Group for marine survey works in support of the route engineering and design of the Viking Link interconnector project. The company’s scope of work includes full geophysical, geotechnical and UXO tasks covering the onshore, nearshore and offshore phases. In-field operations have already commenced with the mobilization of […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Vessels

    Fugro has completed a seabed survey for the Viking Link, one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity transmission systems. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt high voltage direct current electricity link, which passes under the […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    National Grid Viking Link Ltd (NGVL) will be inviting Linconshire residents to provide their feedback on proposals for an electricity cable link between Denmark and the UK, with the launch of a six-week public consultation on Monday, 11 April. Viking Link is a proposal to build a high voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity interconnector, 740 kilometres long, between […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has received an order from Energinet and National Grid to supply onshore cables for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector between Denmark and the United Kingdom. The contract is valued at around EUR 90 million and will see NKT deliver approximately 150 kilometres of 525kV MI high-voltage DC onshore power cables. The power cable system, not comprising […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet is seeking client representatives for the 1400 MW Viking Link interconnector project. Viking Link is a joint project of Energinet and the UK’s National Grid Viking Link Limited. The tender calls for consultants working onboard the cable-laying vessels as client representatives for the full duration of the offshore cable laying campaigns. […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Danish transmission systems operator Energinet.dk and the UK-based National Grid Viking Link Ltd (NGVL) are looking for providers of high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables and converters for the Viking Link Interconnector. The Viking Link is a proposed 1,400 MW HVDC electricity link between the British and Danish transmission systems, connecting at Bicker Fen substation in […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Danish Nature Agency (Naturstyrelsen) is initiating its first public consultation on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process of the land-based technical elements for the Viking Link project in Denmark on Monday, 30 May. Viking Link is a proposed 1,400 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electricity link between the British and Danish transmission systems connecting […]

  • 22 July 2015

    Ofgem has decided to grant the FAB Link, IFA2 and Viking Link interconnectors a cap and floor regime in principle and subject to no material escalation in the costs as submitted to us to date by the project developers. This follows Ofgem’s March 2015 consultation on their proposals. Their March 2015 assessment demonstrated that FAB Link, IFA2 […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Energinet.dk and National Grid Viking Link Ltd. have invited tenders for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, inspection and removal services along the route of the Viking Link HVDC interconnectore between Denmark and the United Kingdom.

  • 8 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Denmark’s Energinet and UK-based National Grid have issued a tender for the provision of unexploded ordnance (UXO) client representative services on the Viking Link interconnector project.

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt gave an approval to the Viking Link project, almost 760km long 1,400MW HVDC interconnector that will link the British and Danish transmission systems.

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italy-based Prysmian Group has received a letter of award from National Grid Viking Link Limited and Energinet, for the development of Viking Link, the first submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark. Worth close to EUR 700 million, the contract includes the turn-key design, manufacture, and installation of the world’s longest interconnector with the entire […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT, Energinet, and National Grid have signed the final contract documents for the supply of onshore power cables for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector. Under the contract valued at around EUR 90 million, NKT will deliver approximately 150 kilometres of 525kV MI high-voltage DC onshore power cables for the project connecting the Danish and British power […]

  • 21 October 2015
    R&D

    National Grid Interconnector Holdings Limited and Energinet.dk, which are jointly developing a new HVDC power cable between Great Britain and Denmark known as VIKING Link, have invited tenders for a cable route survey extending across the North Sea between the two countries. The cable route survey will include geophysical survey, geotechnical investigations, cable-crossing investigations with ROV […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The UK National Grid has secured a green loan worth USD 743 million to finance the Viking Link interconnector project. This the first ever multi-credit export agency (ECA) covered green loan and follows the launch of the National Grid’s first green bond earlier this year, which raised EUR 500 million to finance UK electricity transmission projects with […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Prysmian Group achieved its 2019 targets for projects awarded in the first half of 2019 due to securing a contract for the Viking Link project valued at nearly EUR 700 million. The contract includes the turnkey design, manufacture and installation of the world’s longest interconnector with the 1,250km cable for the submarine route and all […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    Subject to approval by Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Energinet.dk’s will invest DKK 100 million (approx. EUR 13.4 million) in two interconnection projects. The two projects include electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark and new interconnection with Germany. Working together with the UK’s National Grid, Energinet.dk will connect the two countries’ electricity grid by […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Danish Energinet has begun the construction of the onshore converter station for the Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The 740km HVDC link will connect Revsing in South Jutland, Denmark, and Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire, UK. Munck Supply Lines is set to begin installing the land cable in the late summer of 2021 […]