Hvdc News


McDermott Performs Record-Breaking Lift on BorWin6 HVDC Project

May 13, 2024

McDermott has executed its heaviest stacking lift at the Jebel Ali fabrication yard in Dubai as part of the BorWin6 980MW high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) project for TenneT.The stacking of deck level one had a total weight of 1,962 metric…

Second HVDC Platform Installed at World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 24, 2024

Saipem has installed the second unmanned High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) platform at Dogger Bank, being built in UK waters and set to become the world’s largest offshore wind farm once constructed.The substation is the second of three platforms…

Prysmian, Hitachi, BAM Get Cable and Converter Stations Contracts for UK Subsea Link

Mar 04, 2024

Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2), a joint venture between SSEN Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), has awarded contracts for the development of ‘subsea electricity superhighway’ to Prysmian, Hitachi Energy and BAM.EGL2 will see the creation of a 525kV…

New Project to Tackle Barriers of HVDC Transmission in US

Jan 09, 2024

DNV has launched a joint industry project with ten offshore wind and transmission developers to identify changes to electrical standards and standardization needed to enable the connection of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission into the United States’ electric grid…

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