1,250MW subsea, underground link to bring clean energy to New York City

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the 1,250 MW subsea and underground transmission line that will bring clean and renewable power from the Canadian border to New York City (NYC). On 14 April, the PSC granted … Read More

Xlinks seeks marine survey services for UK-Morocco interconnector

The UK-based Xlinks has opened a tender for marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys to be performed on the interconnector cable route between Morocco and the UK. Xlinks is looking to award one contract for the marine geophysical, geotechnical and environmental … Read More

NeuConnect reaches milestone as Germany passes new energy laws

The German government has passed new energy legislation under which the NeuConnect interconnector between the UK and Germany will operate. Approved by the German Bundestag and Bundesrat, the new laws clear the way for the construction and operation of independent … Read More

Prysmian inks contract for new Turkish subsea power links

Prysmian Group has officially signed the contract with Turkish utility TEIAS for the two recently announced high-voltage submarine power cable links. Source: Prysmian Earlier this month, Prysmian revealed it had secured a contract for the design, supply, installation and commissioning … Read More

NordLink ‘green cable’ becomes fully operational

TenneT and partners Statnett and KfW have taken over the NordLink high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system between Norway and Germany, marking the end of the interconnector’s trial operation. Nordlink cable installation (Courtesy of TenneT) The takeover from converter manufacturer … Read More

NIB signs off €134 million loan for Viking Link interconnector

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a 10-year loan agreement with Danish national transmission system operator Energinet to co-finance the construction of the Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark. The Viking Link (Courtesy of Viking Link) The … Read More

Ofgem and CRE halt public consultation for AQUIND

Ofgem and its French counterpart the Commission de Régulation de l’Energie (CRE) have published a decision to discontinue public consultation for the AQUIND interconnector. The AQUIND Interconnector is a proposed 2GW subsea and underground high voltage direct current power transmission … Read More

COBRAcable back in business

The COBRAcable interconnector between Dutch and Danish electricity networks is back in operation, Tennet reported on Friday. The 700 MW submarine interconnector was out of operation due to a failure in the cable since the end of September. The repair … Read More

NordLink interconnector enters trial operation phase

TenneT and partners Statnett and KfW have put the NordLink interconnector between Germany and Norway into trial operation. The 1,400 MW ‘Green Cable’ will facilitate the exchange of Norwegian hydropower and German wind energy. The trial also symbolises the entry … Read More

Harmony Link picks seabed survey crew

PSE and Litgrid, transmission system operators in Poland and Lithuania, have signed an agreement with the consortium composed of MEWO, Gdynia Maritime University, and Garant Diving UAB for the seabed survey in the Baltic Sea along the route of the … Read More