Energy cables news

AEI Cables’ provides cables for UK warship

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18 Aug 2017
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Europe (UK)
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Projects

UK based cable supplier AEI Cables supplied the cables for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier, the biggest warship ever to be built in the UK.

LS Cable gets Qatar HV supply contract

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16 Aug 2017
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Asia (Qatar)
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Projects

South Korea's LS Cable said that it signed a deal worth a total of WON 211 billion ($185 million) with Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to supply 132kV, 220kV and 400kV underground cables.

Emera makes formal proposal for Atlantic Link

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16 Aug 2017
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North America (Canada, USA)
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Projects

Canadian energy and services company, Emera, has formally proposed construction of the Atlantic Link project, a new 1,000 MW subsea transmission line directly connecting Atlantic Canada to the Boston load centre in Massachusetts, US.

TuNur files for 4.5GW solar export project

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16 Aug 2017
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Africa (Tunisia), Europe (France, Italy, Malta)
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Projects

UK-based TuNur has filed a request for authorization with the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for a 4.5 GW solar export project. The project proposes three HVDC cables that would allow for energy to be exported to Europe from Tunisia.

Chile’s Austral project gets bids for subsea section

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11 Aug 2017
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Central & South America (Chile)
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Projects

Subtel (Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones), Chile's telecommunications regulator, said that the Fibra Optica Austral project has finally received a number of bids for the submarine section of the project.

TBEA bids for CASA-1000 transmission line

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11 Aug 2017
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Asia (Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan)
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Projects

China's Tebian Electric Apparatus (TBEA) is reportedly the only Chinese company to bid for the Central-Asia-South-Asia Power Transmission Project, also called CASA-1000. It is unclear if there were any other bids from international companies, but a number of undisclosed Indian firms are understood to also have shown an interest.

Nexans installs first segment of NordLink interconnector

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11 Aug 2017
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Europe (Germany, Norway)
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Projects

France's Nexans said it has installed the first segment of the NordLink interconnector using its cable laying vessel, the C/S Nexans Skagerrak in Vollesfjorden, Norway.

ABB strengthen Iraq power infrastructure

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11 Aug 2017
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Asia (Iraq)
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Projects

Switzerland's ABB has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3,000 MW Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq.

Ecosse delivers 700 t carousel

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03 Aug 2017
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Europe (UK)
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Projects

Specialist UK subsea and energy sector engineering company, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), said it has designed, built and delivered a 700 tonne carousel to a major international infrastructure group.

Oceanteam Solutions gets turntable deal

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02 Aug 2017
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Europe (Netherlands)
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Projects

Oceanteam Solutions has been awarded a long-term contract to supply an undisclosed company that performs the installation of marine power cables with a 2000 tonne demountable turntable including engineering and personnel services.