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Nexans has completed the installation of the first four cables of the NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany.
Transmission system operator TenneT has begun laying its NordLink subsea cable section in the German North Sea.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has purchased EUR 100 million of TenneT’s hybrid bond to support the construction of the NordLink interconnector between Germany and Norway.
The installation of the 1.4GW NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany has started, Norway’s Stattnet reports.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
TenneT, Statnett, and KfW have given a green light for the electricity connection between Norway and Germany by signing the ownership agreement yesterday. Construction of the system will start as soon as contracts are signed with the contractors responsible for the production and installation of the cable and converter stations. ‘This is again a major step towards […]
TenneT has given the green light to its participation in the construction of the NordLink cable from Germany to Norway. The power cable, which largely runs across the seabed, has a capacity of 1,400 MW, the equivalent of 466 wind turbines of 3 MW, 580,000 solar panels or a very large conventional power plant. Mel […]
The Norwegian Government issued the necessary licenses for the construction of 1.4 GW NordLink HVDC, the first power connection between Norway and Germany. “This link will make the exchange of renewable energies possible, in particular of hydroelectric and wind energy,” said German Minister of Economy and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel. “NordLink will contribute to the [energy] […]
The Office for Energy Planning Approval of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein has issued a planning approval decision for the first section of NordLink interconnector, a planned submarine cable from Norway to Germany. “With this decision, the next important component of the future power system has been laid. NordLink combines our wind turbines with the […]
German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and DC Nordseekabel GmbH & Co. KG (NOKA), represented by the grid operator Tennet, want to speed up the planning approval for the proposed subsea cable NordLink from Norway to Schleswig-Holstein. To achieve this, they signed an implementation agreement with a binding timetable on January 23. As a result, the […]
Boskalis and German SPIE SAG Group have entered an agreement under which Boskalis will acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen.
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.
German transmission system operator TenneT has awarded UK companies RPS Energy Limited and Ordtek Limited with contracts to provide consultancy and QA/QC services for unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey campaigns on two separate projects.
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 […]
TenneT, an electricity transmission system operator with activities in the Netherlands and Germany, invested EUR 1,46 billion in grid connections for offshore wind farms in 2015, and announced further EUR 22 billion of investments in onshore and offshore electricity infrastructure in the next ten years. A part of the investment budget will go towards the realization of an offshore AC […]
The French cable specialist, Nexans, has reported a net loss of EUR 58 million (profit of EUR 25 million) after taking into account 38 million euros in net cost of debt and a 10 million euro income tax expense. On the other hand, EBITDA came to EUR 167 million, up from EUR 147 million in the first six months of […]
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 […]
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 […]