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  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB today announced the launch of its new 525 kV cable system, which sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, doubling power flow and extending range to enable greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections.  These 525 kV systems can transmit so much more power – up to 2,600 MW in a cable pair, underground or subsea. […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender call for technical inspection services during the testing of a 525 kV High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable system. TenneT plans to develop 2GW offshore grid connection systems to integrate offshore wind farms into the Dutch and into the German power grid. To be able to transport the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has announced a breakthrough in cable technology. It has successfully developed and tested a 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system to make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective. This latest innovation will more than double the power capacity to about 2,600 megawatts (MW) from 1,000 MW. It will also […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Prysmian Group has announced the successful development and testing of its new 700 kV MI-PPL (Mass Impregnated) and 600 kV extruded (XLPE) cable systems for high voltage direct current (HVDC) applications.   “It is the first time in the cable industry that voltages at these high levels have been achieved,” said Massimo Battaini, Senior Vice President Energy […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Nexans has given a boost to its high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable portfolio with cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation designs now fully qualified for 320kV and type-tested at 525kV, and mass impregnated paper insulation now ready for 600kV. HVDC power links are now able to utilize Nexans XLPE cables that are qualified to 320kV, while type testing at […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT will hold a ground breaking ceremony for the 1.4GW NordLink, a subsea HVDC power cable which will connect Norwegian and German power grids, in Wilster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on 16 September.  Stretching over 623 kilometers, the NordLink interconnection is rated at ±525 kilovolt (kV), and it will be the first direct power link between the […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett and Germany’s DC Nordseekabel GmbH, a 50:50 joint venture between TenneT TSO and KfW, have applied for a EUR 800 million loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to partially fund the construction of the 1.4GW NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector between Norway and Germany. The EUR 2.1 […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    The power cable of the NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector has been pulled in on the German coast, according to NKT. NKT is in charge of designing, manufacturing and installing more than 400km of the 525kV mass impregnated cable system in the German part of the project connecting Norway and Germany. “The impressive […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. and Iv-Offshore & Energy B.V. have signed a contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the first 525kV offshore grid connection. The FEED is part of the development of a new standard design for two 2GW network connections to the IJmuiden Ver wind farms. The two High Voltage Direct […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 300 million loan agreement with Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett for the completion of the NordLink interconnector between Germany and Norway.

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, Statnett and KfW (represented by KfW IPEX-Bank) launched the construction of the NordLink interconnector by driving the first spade into the ground and performing a symbolic cable pulling today in Wilster, Germany. The ground breaking ceremony for the subsea HVDC power cable which will connect Norwegian and German power grids was attended by Robert Habeck, Minister of Energy of […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    February was a successful month for the French cabling specialist, Nexans. After securing Kriegers Flak onshore cabling contract earlier this month, the company has signed another deal for NordLink project worth EUR 0.5 billion. According to the agreement, Nexans will design, manufacture and install two 525 kV cable subsystems, with a total length of more than 700 […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT plans to cover a portion of the costs needed to develop a submarine cable system for the two 2GW IJmuiiden Ver offshore grid connection systems. A submarine cable system operating at a voltage level 525 kV DC, using extruded insulation types is needed for these two connection systems. Currently, a submarine […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Nexans has completed the installation of the first four cables of the NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany.

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ABB has won orders worth around $900 million from a consortium comprising utilities Statnett and TenneT as well as promotional bank KfW to supply onshore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations and the cable system in the German sector that will facilitate the first ever interconnection between the Norwegian and German power grids. ABB will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has entered into an ”innovation partnership” with a number of companies to develop a 2GW offshore grid connection system. Given that such a platform does not exist, a new platform design and a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that allows increased power transfer is required, TenneT said. To realise […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT TSO BV has issued a contract notice for the provision of a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for the Ijmuiden Ver offshore platforms. This FEED platform study is a part of the development of a 2GW 525 kV DC platform design for the two IJmuiden Ver grid connection systems (GCS) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid. At 500 kilovolts (kV), the Skagerrak 4 link sets a new record in transmission voltage using Voltage Source Converters (VSC). The converters rely on semiconductors to convert […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT is set to deploy two 2GW direct current connections for the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind zone in the Netherlands, the first ever time this capacity is to be used. The connection will see two 525kV cables used, which allows lower costs, smaller space requirements and fewer routes on land, TenneT said. According to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a EUR 350 million loan to TenneT to finance the 1.4GW NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany.

  • 13 April 2017

    Prysmian has enabled its UK production facility in Wrexham, UK, to manufacture both 33 kV and 66 kV submarine cable cores used for the inter-array cable connections in offshore wind farms.