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  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued a call for tenders for the turnkey construction of two AC grid connection systems to connect the 342MW Kaskasi II and the 242MW Gode Wind 3 wind farms in the German North Sea to the associated HVDC sea stations. The scope comprises all works, from design, to manufacturing, delivery, and installation, up […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has launched a tender seeking marine geophysical UXO surveys, as well as identification and clearance of cable routes at grid connection projects offshore Germany. The selected company will be responsible for performing all survey, identification and disposal activities, and providing the final route and target clearance certification. The tender is divided into three lots, […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued two invitations to tender for the DolWin3 offshore grid connection. The first one is for the manufacture, supply and installation of an AC submarine cable system (including compensation, fibre optic cable, secondary equipment, cable performance, etc.) between an offshore wind farm and Cluster 2, designed for a transmission capacity of approximately 450MW and a voltage level […]

  • 9 October 2013

    When the ‘battle of the currents’ ended in the late 19th century with Westinghouse and the AC lobby victorious over Edison’s DC lobby, AC became the dominant means for transmission of electrical power; a method which was to remain dominant for over a century. AC, with the ability for stepping the voltage up or down […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has been awarded an order for a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to connect the British and Belgian national grids via subsea cable. Siemens will be responsible for the turnkey installation of both converter stations using HVDC Plus technology with a transmission voltage of ±400 kilovolt (kV) DC. Customer is Nemo Link, a […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has invited tenders for provision and installation of high voltage alternating current (HVAC) cables that will connect the three offshore substations at the 1.4GW Hollandse Kust (zuid) and the 700MW Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm zones to the mainland grid.

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

    Renewable generation will become the safest investment choice in the power market and dominate power generation new builds in the next ten years, DNV GL predicts in its Technology Outlook 2025. DNV GL identified ten technology trends in materials, wind, solar, electricity storage, data-communications and power electronics that will unleash a ‘perfect storm,’ creating a new power […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Energinet.dk is preparing for the construction of a traditional grid connection system for the wind turbines at Kriegers Flak. This means that the system is based on AC like the systems connecting Denmark’s existing offshore wind farms with the electricity grid. Originally, the grid connection should have been based on a DC system to be […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has invited tenders for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and removal on the cable route of the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian sector of the North Sea.

  • 31 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Vos Prodect Innovations for the design and delivery of sealed cable hang-off systems for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium.

  • 23 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply an AC (alternating current) power transmission link connecting Nordergründe, an offshore North Sea wind farm, to the mainland grid in Germany. The order was booked in the first quarter. The link has a […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    ABB has received an order worth around $140 million from Energinet.dk in Denmark and 50Hertz Transmission in Germany to design, supply and install an HVDC converter station in Bentwisch, Northern Germany. The company will provide the complete HVDC station including transformers, converter valves, cooling systems, control and protection and other related equipment at the converter station. […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    Alstom participated in the €30 million Ocean Lider project focused on the integration of marine energy sources into the grid via efficient technologies and solutions. Findings confirm that FACTS (Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems) and HVDC (High-Voltage Direct Current) will be key to meeting the technical, economic and environmental requirements of operators. The aim of […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In February 2015, three MEDOW researchers presented their work at the 11th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC 2015) in Birmingham, UK. Robert Renner’s work concentrates on optimal DC reference voltage in HVDC grids. The paper introduces a method to find the optimal DC voltage in a HVDC grid based on power flow and line resistances. The method is […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has connected the Veja Mate offshore wind farm to the BorWin2 offshore grid connection. With wind turbines yet to be installed, the grid connection will be used to obtain power for the works carried out during the construction phase. The connection between BorWin beta and Veja Mate’s substation consists of two 11,4km AC cables with a voltage […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Boskalis and NKT have secured export cable contracts by 50Hertz for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in Germany.

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT Cables has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy to deliver 170 kilometres of 220 kV high-voltage alternating current (AC) submarine export cable system for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.  The wind farm will be placed 120 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast in the UK, and the cable system supplied by […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Delft-based high voltage engineering and consultancy company Energy Solutions BV has won a contract to provide the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT with heat monitoring systems for sea and land cables.

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT TSO is looking for a provider of DTS/RTTR cable monitoring systems for subsea and land cables in the Netherlands.

  • 22 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has commissioned and delivered the 155kV high-voltage AC Nordergründe offshore wind transmission link to the German transmission system operator TenneT.

  • 8 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced a breakthrough in the ability to interrupt direct current, solving a 100-year-old electrical engineering puzzle and paving the way for a more efficient and reliable electricity supply system. After years of research, ABB has developed the world’s first circuit breaker for high voltage direct current (HVDC). […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Following the release of the Dutch Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, TenneT has tabled proposals on how to connect offshore wind farms in the Holland Coast (West), North of the Wadden Sea Islands, and IJmuiden Far Offshore zones to the offshore grid.

  • 15 March 2015

    Siemens Unveils 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens has presented its new SWT-7.0-154 wind turbine at EWEA Offshore conference in Copenhagen. New Foundation Installation System Developed Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed a highly efficient installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by the engineering knowledge and experience of Temporary Works Design […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    NKT’s part of the contract for Borssele Beta, won in a consortium with VBMS, is valued at approximately EUR 90 million. As reported earlier, the contract value for VBMS is approximately EUR 70 million.

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On December 16, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building issued an investment approval for units to be erected by Energinet.dk in order to connect the forthcoming offshore wind turbines at Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea to the onshore electricity grid. The approval allows Energinet.dk to enter into contracts for a total of […]