TenneT issues Walk-2-Work vessels call

Transmission system operator TenneT TSO has launched a qualification system for the provision of Walk-2-Work (W2W) vessels in the German or the Dutch North Sea. TenneT’s understanding of a W2W vessel is defined as a vessel with station keeping capabilities … 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

TenneT to launch tenders for five offshore grid connections in March

TenneT will launch tenders for at least five new offshore grid connections in the Netherlands and Germany in March. The grid connections will be built according to the company’s new 2 GW transmission capacity standard to accommodate the expansion of … 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

TenneT seeks nearshore cable repair fleet

German transmission system operator TenneT Offshore GmbH has launched a qualification system for the provision of floating units or vessels for nearshore cable failure repairs in the North Sea and the Wadden Sea. In case of a cable failure, TenneT … Read More

National Grid, TenneT Partner to Explore Interconnectivity of British, Dutch Wind Farms

National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid plc, and TenneT, a Dutch transmission system operator, have entered a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both … Read More