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Australia Promises Billions for Renewable Projects to 'Rewire' Power Grid

Oct 19, 2022

Australia on Wednesday announced plans to build renewable energy zones, wind projects and underwater electricity interconnectors, as it looks to build its renewable power capabilities and bring more clean energy into its national grid. The announcements come ahead of the annual budget announcement next week by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's centre-left Labor government, which won power this year promising climate reforms…

Prysmian Group to Install Subsea Power Cables for ADNOC's Artificial Offshore Island

Nov 15, 2022

Italy-based Prysmian Group, which makes and installs energy and telecom cable systems, has secured a €60 million (~$62,5 million) contract for laying submarine cables for the already secured Project Lighting HVDC 320 kV interconnection project in the UAE…

Ocean Winds Taps Seaway 7, JDR for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Nov 09, 2022

Ocean Winds, which is building the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed contracts with JDR Cables and Seaway 7 for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables.The subseacables will connect the wind turbines back to the…

UK: JDR Starts Construction of $148,M Subsea Cable Manufacturing Plant

Nov 08, 2022

Subsea cable supplier JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has started construction of its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland, UK.The 69,000-square-meter factory will be operational by 2024. According to JDR, the £130 million ($148…

Cable Installation Kicks Off at U.S. First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 03, 2022

Cable installation has kicked off at Vineyard Wind, the U.S. first commercial scale offshore wind farm, at a site located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind, the company developing the namesake wind farm, also announced that…

Prysmian Adds Barbarossa I Cable Layer to Its Fleet. Wins IMR Work in France

Nov 03, 2022

Italian subsea cable firm Prysmian Group said Thursday it has added a new vessel - Barbarossa I - to its fleet.'After the debut of the state-of-the-art 170-meter Leonardo da Vinci [vessel] in August 2021, Prysmian Group’s fleet would seem to be complete…

DEME Offshore, LS Cable & System Secure Work at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Wind Farm

Oct 21, 2022

Belgium-based offshore construction company DEME Offshore has been awarded the export cable contract for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Wind Farm in a consortium with LS Cable & System. The consortium has also been selected as the preferred bidder…

50Hertz Taps Hellenic Cables for Ostwind 3 Export Cable System

Oct 07, 2022

Cenergy Holdings's cables subsidiary Hellenic Cables has won a contract with the German transmission system operator 50Hertz for Ostwind 3, a 220 kV export cable system.Ostwind 3 will connect a segment of the designated wind farm area Windanker…

Nexans Wins Firm Cable Order for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Project

Oct 06, 2022

French offshore cable-making and installation company Nexans has signed a firm contract to supply offshore wind export cables for phase one of the Empire Wind offshore wind project in the U.S., being developed by a 50-50 partnership between Equinor and BP…

CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service Install Subsea Export Cable for Wave Energy Project in Portugal

Oct 05, 2022

CorPower Ocean, a Sweden-based developer of wave energy converters, and Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service have installed a 6.2km subsea export cable off the coast of northern Portugal to energize CorPower Ocean's HiWave-5 Project…

Tennet to Launch Tender for Offshore Cables in North Sea

Sep 20, 2022

Dutch grid operator Tennet said on Tuesday it would launch a tender to build high voltage cable lines running between land in Germany and the Netherlands and connectors near wind turbine parks being built in the North Sea.    In a statement…

Prysmian Bags Offshore Wind Cable Deals Worth More Than 800M Euros

Sep 16, 2022

Prysmian Group has won two contracts worth more than €800 million, including options, with Amprion Offshore – a subsidiary of German transmission system operator Amprion - for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of land and submarine…

U.S. Customs Clarifies Foreign Vessel Scope For Offshore Wind Cable Installation

Sep 14, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection clarified further the permissible foreign vessel scope of work for offshore wind cable installation in rulings issued on June 30, 2022, and September 2, 2022. In two instances – installation of cable protection…

Germany Secures Link to Planned Baltic Sea Renewable Energy Island

Aug 29, 2022

Germany has secured a power link to a planned offshore wind hub in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea that will help reduce energy dependence on Russia, Denmark's energy ministry said on Monday.The planned energy hub on the island of Bornholm…

Offshore Wind: Boskalis Orders Cable Lay Spread from Royal IHC

Aug 23, 2022

Dutch maritime equipment and technology firm Royal IHC has won a contract from its compatriot Boskalis for the delivery of an advanced modular cable lay spread (MCLS) for offshore wind applications.The cable lay system will be used for the installation…

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