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  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded NKT with a contract worth over EUR 145 million, under which NKT will supply more than 190 kilometres of 220kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 16 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Paris office of LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group has been contracted by the Belgian transmission system operator Elia to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.

  • 1 April 2011
    Grid Connection

    Together with the operating company BritNed Development Ltd., Siemens Energy has placed the BritNed HVDC transmission link between Britain and the Netherlands into operation. BritNed is a joint venture of National Grid, the international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the world, and TenneT, the Dutch grid operator based […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) has submitted an application to The Moray Council for planning permission in principle to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. The onshore transmission works associated […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will present its latest full range of products and services for the wind power industry at “EWEA Offshore 2011”, the world’s largest offshore wind energy event that will take place in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) from November 29 to December 1 (booth 9238). […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Technology

    With the emergence of ‘ocean energy’ there is a need for testing of power take-off equipment as well as control and grid integration systems. At the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at University College Cork, a laboratory scale rig has been developed to emulate the power testing required at sea. With requirements for flexibility, […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Technology

    Princeton Power Systems (PPS) today uncovered its bi-directional high-voltage DC Transformer, a new technology used for transmission and distribution applications. The transformer will function as a beneficial power management device, distributing power between two or more remote locations in Alaska. The DC transformer, scheduled to be installed in early 2012, is the first of its […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators Energinet.dk and 50Hz Transmission are looking for a provider of client representative services during unexploded ordnance (UXO) activities along the cable routes at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS).

  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. HelWin1 will link the two offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Meerwind to the mainland. Using the Siemens technology installed on the platform, the alternating current power generated by the wind […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded Dragados Offshore, a Spanish engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor and a part of the ACS Group, with a contract to deliver four substation jackets for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. The scope of work awarded to Dragados Offshore is the procurement and fabrication of the jackets and piles […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Borwin Alpha platform is the first offshore installation designed to convert AC power into high voltage direct current (HVDC) for onward transmission. Built and designed by the Heerema Fabrication Group on behalf of ABB, the facility can transfer a power of 400MW at a bipolar voltage of 150kV. The converted current is carried by […]

  • 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 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Prysmian Group will showcase its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the wind power industry at the 2014 edition of the WindEnergy Hamburg event in Hamburg (Germany) from September 23 to 26, hall A1 booth 122. Long term growth perspectives in the renewable sector and business development strategy have taken the Group to further […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has received a contract to supply, install and commission 84 7MW wind turbines, and provide grid access solution for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind project, which will feed the power to the grid through Nexans’ export cable. The Beatrice offshore wind farm will be located around 14 kilometers off the Scottish coast. The SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Commission has cleared unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of ABB’s high voltage cable business and power cable accessories business by nkt after concluding that the merged entity would continue to face effective competition in Europe.

  • 31 January 2013

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will present its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the wind power industry at the 2013 edition of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Annual Event, that will take place in Vienna (Austria) from February 4 to 7, hall B, booth […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully developed all major equipment required for the deployment of 1,100 kilovolt (kV) UHVDC power transmission systems. This advance in technology enhances power transfer capacity to 10,000 megawatts (MW) and extends the distance capability of such links to over 3,000 kilometers (km).  Higher voltage levels allow […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Inocean, a leading Norwegian naval architect company, has signed an agreement with ABB, to set up an engineering services joint venture specializing in offshore wind integration projects. ABB will have a majority shareholding in the new entity, ABB Inocean AB which will be located in Gothenburg, Sweden, a region with a shipbuilding history and recognized […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Alstom Grid has been honoured with Frost & Sullivan’s 2012 European Award for Technology Innovation, for achievement in the voltage source converter (VSC) high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission technology market. This prestigious accolade was presented to the French industrial group at the 2012 Excellence in European Best Practices Awards Banquet, at the Jumeirah Carlton […]

  • 12 April 2013

    European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) spoke to Andreas Wagner, CEO of the Offshore Wind Foundation (Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie) and part of the team negotiating with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, trying to find out what is the future of German offshore wind power, as the country is said to be facing support cuts, besides the already known […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    At the Cigré conference in Paris, Siemens today presented the first compact gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for high-voltage direct current applications. Within the framework of the energy transition, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission is gaining in significance as it allows low-loss transmission of large amounts of electricity over long distances. The new 320-kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated switchgear […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has been awarded a contract worth over EUR 35 million by Triton Knoll’s onshore cable installation lead contractor J Murphy & Sons Ltd to supply the land export cable and accessories in order to connect the Triton Knoll wind farm to the UK grid.

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has announced new investments worth over € 40 million to upgrade production capabilities in its cable plants in Pikkala, Finland and in Arco Felice, Italy. The factories are already the Group’s centres of excellence for high voltage and submarine cable production. These new investments will enable both plants to be fully equipped to […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has completed the installation of the export cable at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 13 August 2012

    This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende” says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. “After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day.” The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]