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Elia's MOG Plug to Belgian Grid

May 20, 2019

Federal Minister Philippe De Backer and Minister Marie Christine Marghem visited the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), the switchyard platform in the North Sea that will soon bundle together cables from offshore wind farms and connect them to the mainland.Bart Tommelein and Dirk De Fauw, Mayors of Ostend and Bruges respectively, were also present. In April, the platform's topside was successfully fitted onto the jacket in the North Sea…

UK-Denmark Subsea Power Cable Gig Awarded

Jul 24, 2019

The Italian electric power transmission specialists Prysmian, German multinational conglomerate Siemens and Swedish cable manufacturer have secured contracts worth a total 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build the world’s longest subsea power cable…

Balticconnector Offshore Pipeline Completed

Jul 16, 2019

Construction work in the sea for the Balticconnector project offshore pipeline was completed Friday 12 July 2019.Pipe laying was finished at the end of June, and the shielding work was begun in mid-June.Now that the shielding work has been finished…

Tennet Relocates Submarine Cable from Borssele

Apr 17, 2019

The transmission system operator Tennet has moved the first submarine cable from the Dutch wind farm zone 'Borssele' to the transformer station.'TenneT has laid the first sea cable to connect the Alpha platform to the transformer substation in Borssele…

Tennet: EIA for Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 15, 2019

Tennet has commissioned Arcadis and Pondera to carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) work and permit applications for grid infrastructure for the planned 4GW Ijmuiden Ver offshore wind farm.Arcadis and Pondera said in a joint press…

Mitsubishi Chosen for Offshore Transmission Link in UK

Dec 05, 2018

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new, offshore electricity transmission link in the UK.According to a press release, this…

Ofgem Rolls-out Sixth OFTO Round

Oct 09, 2018

UK's energy regulator, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem),  has opened the tender process for the first project in its sixth round of its offshore transmission owner (OFTO) regime.'Ofgem is opening a tender for owning the electricity transmission link to the 1…

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