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

    Prysmian Group has announced the successful development and testing of its new 700 kV MI-PPL (Mass Impregnated) and 600 kV extruded (XLPE) cable systems for high voltage direct current (HVDC) applications.   “It is the first time in the cable industry that voltages at these high levels have been achieved,” said Massimo Battaini, Senior Vice President Energy […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    EDS HV has completed electrical safety commissioning and consultancy work at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. EDS HV stated it had provided skills to the local people enabling them to safely and efficiently run their high-voltage network. The safety rules were adapted and translated from English to Mandarin, before being […]

  • 29 April 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution division and Dutch consortium partner Keppel Verolme B.V. have secured a €62 million order for an Offshore High Voltage Substation project with Wetfeet Offshore Windenergy GmbH, a German wind energy project development company and AREVA T&D partner. This turnkey project involves the supply and installation of a self-floating, self-installing 155/33 kV […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    On the way from the generator to converter, a wind system generates substantial losses in the transmission of electrical energy. In order to reduce these losses, especially in offshore wind turbines, scientists at the Technical University Dresden want to increase the electricity voltage.  If the generator voltage is doubled, losses on the way from the generator […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy and National Grid have both joined the growing tenant community at Discovery Park in Kent, Europe’s largest science and technology park. The site had just five tenants when it was taken over by Discovery Park Ltd, a private consortium, two years ago. Since then, it has attracted a host of companies locally, nationally […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    E.ON distribution system operators (DSOs) in Germany will put up to 180 new voltage-regulated distribution transformers (VRDTs) into service by the end of the year. About 60 of the VRDTs, which incorporate technology from Bavaria-based Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen (MR), are already operational. The nationwide rollout, which will encompass all of E.ON’s distribution systems in Germany, makes […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    JDR, the UK based supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the offshore energy industry, has showcased its new high-voltage inter-array cable and accessories at its latest customer technology day held at Hartlepool College of Further Education. The company says that its new 66 (72.5) kV cable technology ”will be critical to support the offshore wind […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Nexans has opened a new high voltage test laboratory at its Calais Center of Excellence in France, making it fully operational with the capacity to test cable systems up to 1.5 million volts.

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total enterprise value of EUR 836 million. ABB’s cable system business offers turnkey solutions including design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and service. It had adjusted standalone revenues of USD 524 million (EUR 470m) in 2015, employs around 900 people, and has manufacturing and R&D […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB’s PCS6000 medium voltage wind turbine converter has received product certification from the China General Certification Center, CGC.

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    ABB completed the divestment of its high-voltage cables and cable accessories businesses to NKT Cables, on Wednesday, 1 March.

  • 21 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem is asking for industry views on proposals to change the formula to set transmission charges for power generators using the high voltage grid. Overall transmission charges make up four per cent of an average household power bill. Given the large amount of new low carbon generation that needs to connect to the electricity networks, […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will invest over $ 400 million to double the capacity of its high-voltage cables manufacturing facility in Karlskrona, Sweden, to meet growing demand for subsea cables. The investment plan includes construction of new buildings and installation of additional manufacturing lines at the existing plant. The expansion will […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    On June 10th 2013, when doors open to the 10th edition of the annual Energy Ocean International Conference in Warwick, Rhode Island – global provider of underwater technology solutions, the MacArtney Group, will be displaying a full-scale section of a Medium Voltage Inline Termination on its exhibitors stand. Underwater connectivity plays an increasingly vital role […]

  • 6 July 2010
    Technology

    JDR has been awarded a £2million grant to develop high voltage cables. The award forms part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC’s) plans to help UK companies invest in the equipment and technology required to support the country’s transition to a low carbon future. As a leader in the renewable energy market, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2015

    ALL NRG Group has established a new High Voltage Engineering department that will meet the requests, both internally and externally, of calculating, specifying and quoting grid connection solutions for wind farms. “Through our participation in numerous wind projects, we have learned to know the importance of timely and accurate communication, from the technical back-office, to our […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Technology

    One of the major challenges in offshore wind resource assessment is gathering and validating data to support development of the wind turbines. To date, developers have constructed meteorological masts to collect comprehensive wind data. These masts, however, are approximately 100 metres tall and typically cost around $5 million to design and install. Once construction approval […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £25 million project by DONG Energy to construct a high voltage onshore substation, as part of the new Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Work to construct the new onshore substation is planned to start in January 2016, with Balfour Beatty responsible for the build at North Killingholme, North […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The global high voltage cables and accessories market is expected to be worth USD 41.27 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2016 to 2021, according to a market research by Markets and Markets. The growth of the offshore wind sector is a major factor driving the market, the report says. The underground high voltage cables […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Global high voltage cable market is expected to garner $47.1 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2016 to 2022, with submarine cables expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period with a CAGR of over 8%, according to a new research published by Allied Market Research. Underground and submarine cables […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won a USD 30 million (approx. EUR 26 million) order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light® Static Compensators (STATCOMs) to enable voltage stabilisation and enhanced power quality for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 16 March 2012

    Modularity and flexible use form the basis of a new concept for medium-voltage converters from the Siemens Drive Technologies Division. In the future, it will be possible to use different topologies in a common modular system. This opens up new areas of application for medium-voltage converters in special purpose applications, for example on ships, in […]

  • 9 July 2015

    RWE Innogy has commissioned the Dutch company Fabricom Offshore Services BV to maintain the inter-array substation of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm for the next five years. The contract covers the inspection as well as the structural and mechanical maintenance of the auxiliary systems and the maintenance of the steel structure starting in August […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Schneider Electric is launching a new 72.5kV variant of its WI switchgear range, developed to optimise the design, safety, cost and reliability of 72.5kV electrical systems in offshore wind farms.

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The global high voltage power cable market was valued at USD 33.225 billion in 2016 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 7.17% over the forecast period to reach USD 50.345 billion by 2022, according to a report at Research and Markets.