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Prysmian delivers three $1.1 B HVDC interconnectors

Denmark: Prysmian Group announced the successful completion and delivery of three major HVDC projects in ten days for a total value of over $1.1 B (€1 B).

The COBRAcable interconnector connects the Netherlands and Denmark (± 320 kV High Voltage Direct Current cable system, for a total route length of 350 km).

The DolWin3 offshore grid connection, secured in February 2013 and awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid GmbH) on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT, links the offshore converter platform DolWin Gamma to the German mainland power grid (± 320 kV High Voltage Direct Current cable system, for a total route length of 160 km).

The MON.ITA interconnector, secured in October 2012 and awarded by Terna Rete Italia S.p.A., connects Montenegro and Italy (± 500 kV High Voltage Direct Current cable system, for a route length of around 440 km).

“In recent years, Prysmian has heavily invested, and will keep investing, to support the massive transmission network expansion necessary to enable a zero-emission future. We are proud to be involved in the development of infrastructures of such great strategic importance. Prysmian plays a key role in developing efficient and sustainable power transmission grids.” stated Raul Gil, Prysmian Submarine Business Unit Vice-President.

Source: Middle East Utilities