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  • 4 February 2020
    Grid Connection

    Nemo Link, the interconnector between UK and Belgium, is celebrating its first year of operation. On this occasion, the project partners National Grid and Elia have reported the interconnector’s “outstanding performance figures.”

  • 31 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Nemo Link subsea interconnector between Belgium and Great Britain has become operational. The energy exchange started on Thursday, 31 January at midnight. An average of 773MW will be exchanged and a total amount of 18,559MWh will be transported for the whole day via the Nemo Link cable. The interconnector allows up to 1,000MW of […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels

    DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector has completed the first phase of cable lay operations on the Nemo Link interconnector project.

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Nemo Link Limited has welcomed Ofgem’s decision on regulatory regime for the proposed Nemo Link interconnector between UK and Belgium. The project is being jointly developed by UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian transmission system operator and would be the first electricity link between the two countries. Alan Foster, European Business Development Director, […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia, the Belgian electricity transmission system operator, and the UK National Grid will today sign a joint venture agreement to move ahead with the Nemo Link- the first electricity interconnector between the two countries. The interconnector, able to provide 1000 MW of capacity, will run 140 kilometres between Richborough on the Kent coast and Herdersbrug, […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens is to supply eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain. The customer is Nemo Link, a joint venture between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid Plc, and the Belgian Elia Group. The HVDC link […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has been awarded a contract by J-Power Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., for the provision of all marine works for the Nemo Link Interconnector Project. DeepOcean will execute all marine works associated with the installation and protection of the HVDC […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    J-Power Systems Corporation (JPS), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., has been awarded a contract, for a subsea high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between UK and Belgium. The contract was awarded by NEMO Link Limited, a joint venture between National Grid Interconnector Holdings Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Grid Connection

    The NEMO interconnection link between Great Britain and Belgium is entering the commissioning phase.

  • 30 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector has completed loading of the first phase on the Nemo Link cables in the port of Blyth.

  • 14 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Nemo Link, the joint venture between Belgium’s Elia and National Grid UK that will operate the first electricity interconnection between Belgium and the UK, has started laying the first 59km of double subsea cable between the UK onshore landing point and the French offshore section.

  • 11 May 2016
    Vessels

    DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service held a naming ceremony for the advanced cable installation vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle, UK, on 3 May. The Maersk Connector was built by Damen to a bespoke DeepOcean specification. She was delivered in cooperation with the vessel owner, Maersk Supply Service, and is on a long term charter to […]

  • 9 May 2016

    DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has ordered a mechanical cutting boom and associated cable handling system for its tracked trenching vehicle the T3200 from subsea equipment manufacturer SMD. The T3200 offers 3200 horse power of effective trenching power and is currently equipped with an interchangeable jet trenching cassette that […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Elia, the operator of the Belgian high-voltage grid, have concluded a EUR 100 million loan agreement which will be used primarily for financing the Stevin project.

  • 2 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Flemish government and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia have jointly proposed plans for Ventilus, a new high-voltage project in West Flanders to connect additional offshore wind capacity. Wind energy is Belgium’s biggest source of renewable generation (8% of the total energy mix) and there are specific plans to expand wind capacity with a second […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    On 21 November, Belgian transmission system operator Elia officially inaugurated the Stevin high-voltage line which will, i.a., transport the wind energy generated offshore to the mainland via the connection to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG).

  • 26 February 2016
    Vessels

    The new advanced cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, has arrived to North East England to start a long-term charter with the Darlington-based DeepOcean. The vessel will be used for the mobilisation of specialist cable handling equipment for projects in the offshore renewables and subsea interconnector sectors. DeepOcean has secured offshore renewable and interconnector projects worth in the […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Damen Shipyards Group delivered the DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector to Maersk Supply Service on 4 February. The vessel is going directly on a long-term charter for subsea services provider DeepOcean. So far, Maersk Connector has been contracted to undertake marine works at the Walney Extension Project, the Nemo Link interconnector and the Bligh Bank Phase II […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem today announced its final decision on the financing and regulatory regime for Project Nemo, an interconnector which, on completion in 2019, will bring an additional 1 gigawatt (GW) electricity capacity to Great Britain. The final decision on proceeding with the project is now with the developers. The total cost of the project is expected […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ofgem announced the names of five new interconnector projects that could be built in the future. Together with the ElecLink and Nemo projects that Ofgem has already assessed, these seven projects could lead to investment of up to £6bn and provide up to 7.5GW of additional electricity capacity in GB. Ofgem has decided that all […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    National Grid and Statnett, the Norwegian Transmission System Operator, yesterday signed the ownership agreement which signals the start of the construction phase for the 730 kilometre interconnector between UK and Norway. The NSN Link would be the first electricity interconnector between the two countries and has a planned capacity of 1400 MW – enough to […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) has released a demo version of the first-ever offshore wind map to chart areas suitable for the development of wind farms in waters off Japan. According to NEDO, the goal of the offshore wind map project is to provide developers with a one-stop-shop for all the information necessary for […]

  • 1 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean DEMO, a EUR 13 million Interreg-funded project, has recommended two floating wind technology developers for support packages under the second call.

  • 10 October 2017

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference, chaired by Mike Blanch – Associate Director at BVG Associates – started with this morning’s session called “Future forecast: reading the map”, which addressed the path and challenges on the offshore wind road towards 2023, as well as up to 2050 and beyond.