Search results for: COBRAcable

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  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk 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. […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and Energinet.dk 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 […]

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

    Energinet.dk 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.

  • 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 Energinet.dk 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 October 2016
    Grid Connection

    Danish Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt and Chairman of Energinet.dk, 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 Energinet.dk’s high-voltage station in Endrup at Esbjerg. From 2019 onwards, two parallel 325km long cables will send power […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 Operational, Innovation Picks Up Galloper Monopiles On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Dutch and Danish Transmission System Operators (TSOs), TenneT and Energinet.dk, plan to build a power link (interconnector) between Endrup in Denmark and Eemshaven in The Netherlands. For this purpose, the TSOs have announced a call for tenders for a submarine and underground cable system consisting of design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance. The power interconnector, […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth around EUR 250 million by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet.dk 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 – […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farms in combination with meshed offshore grids and cross-border interconnectors, powered by appropriate regulatory frameworks, can largely contribute to energy security in the European Union.

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection

    Reportlinker.com 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. […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    French floating wind developer Eolfi and Spain’s Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership in Taiwan by which Cobra Concesiones finalized its shareholding in Eolfi Greater China.

  • 9 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    Dutch offshore grid operator TenneT and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk 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 […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 5 March 2019
    R&D

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

  • 28 November 2018

    Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.