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Prysmian Group Awarded Submarine Powe...

by wireworld on 06/27/2017 - 07:23 am
Tag: Projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces that Terna Rete Italia has confirmed a series of additional works — originally included as option — to be added to the Venetian Lagoon submarine power cable links project, a contract awarded to the Group last year following an European bid.

These new works are worth approximately €20 million and involve the completion of the project aimed at strengthening the high voltage power transmission grid in the Venice area. The project includes 6 km link, made up of High Voltage Alternate Current (HVAC) 132kV cables.

The cables will be produced in the Arco Felice plant, near Naples. Commissioni ...

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Delong : Plans to Build Stainless Ste...

by wireworld on 06/26/2017 - 05:36 pm
Tag: Projects

China's Delong Holdings plans to spend 950  million US building a stainless steel plant in the Morowali industrial park in Sulawesi,Indonesia.

The project, with an annual output capacity of 3.5 million tons, will help meet steel demands in southeastern Indonesia.

The project is known as PT Dexin Steel Indonesia, in which Delong's Singapore unit, Shanghai Decent and the Morowali industrial park will hold 45%, 43% and 12% equities respectively.

Vattenfall Reveals Latest Thinking On...

by wireworld on 06/19/2017 - 08:18 am
Tag: Projects

Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published today [16/06/17] maps showing a reduced number of search areas for important electrical infrastructure. Ruari Lean, Vattenfall’s Project Manager for Norfolk Vanguard, said: “Thanks to feedback from communities in Norfolk and environmental specialists we have been able to further refine search areas for the onshore electrical infrastructure. I would like to thank everyone we have spoken to for their contributions and patience as we carefully move towards the selection of final locations. “The search areas have been chosen because we believe they offer the best op ...

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IOX Cable Ltd and Alcatel Submarine N...

by wireworld on 06/09/2017 - 08:06 am
Tag: Projects

A new submarine cable system, IOX Cable System, spanning more than 8850 kilometers, will enhance communications capabilities along the India to South Africa route, providing the first open cable in Mauritius and connecting for the first time the island of Rodrigues. 

IOX Cable Ltd -  a Mauritius-based company - and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the IOX Cable System, which will increase the availability of ultra-high speed broadband services, and reinforce Mauritius as a communication hub in sub-Saharian Africa. 

The IOX Cable System will stretch from Mauritius to Rodrigues, to the east coast of South Af ...

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JDR Selected As Preferred Cable Suppl...

by wireworld on 06/08/2017 - 09:17 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the Windfloat Atlantic (WFA) 25MW floating wind farm.

The project – located off the coast of Viana de Castelo, Northern Portugal – will see the industry’s first application of dynamic cables operating at 66kV. The scope of supply includes the design and manufacture of array cables to suit V164 floating turbines. The floating wind turbines will be connected via a network of inter-array cables to one export cable.

To support the project, JDR has designed a unique, easy to install, dynamic cable break away sys ...

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ENEL Starts Operation Of Lapa Solar P...

by wireworld on 06/06/2017 - 02:23 pm
Tag: Projects

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações ("EGPB"), has begun operation of its Lapa solar park, which is the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) facility currently in operation in Brazil.  Lapa, which is located in Bom Jesus da Lapa, in the north-eastern state of Bahia, is composed of two plants  –   Bom Jesus da Lapa (80 MW) and Lapa (78 MW), for a total installed capacity of 158 MW.

“The entry into service of Lapa is an important milestone for Enel in Brazil since it is the first solar PV project to become operational this year out of the four PV projects currently under construction by t ...

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Tekmar Energy Awarded A Contract To P...

by wireworld on 06/06/2017 - 10:27 am
Tag: Projects

Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has recently been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply 130 of its patented TekLink® CPS on E.On’s/Statoil’s 385MW Arkona Offshore Wind Farm project in the German Baltic Sea.The cable protection systems, along with j-tube bellmouths for the Electrical Offshore Substation will be manufactured in Tekmar’s new state of the art production facility in the North East of England. Manufacturing is expected to be completed in late 2017 ready for offshore installation in 2018.Arkona marks the 15th Offshore Wind array cable project Tekmar and VBMS have worked on togethe ...

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SWEPCO Announces Transmission Investm...

by wireworld on 05/23/2017 - 11:06 am
Tag: Projects

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to make a variety of improvements in the Summer Grove area of Shreveport. The estimated $25 million Summer Grove Area Improvements Project will ensure continued reliability to area customers and will provide vital support for local economic development.

The project involves building about 1.5 miles of new 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line, building the new Leaside Way Substation, rerouting about 1 mile of 138 kV line around Leaside Way Substation, upgrading six existing substations and removing conductor from an existing 69 kV transmission line. The new line will originate from the existing Summer Grove Substation located near Dean Road. I ...

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Oakville, Ontario Receives $400 Milli...

by wireworld on 05/22/2017 - 07:06 am
Tag: Projects

The Durham region is welcoming a new investment to build up its lacking fibre optic infrastructure.

Oakville-based ‘Flashfibr’ announced that it’s investing $400 million CAD into the Durham region, to deliver fibre optic Internet, television, and voice services directly to consumers and businesses.

The company’s goal is to provide its home customers with speeds between 300Mbps and 1Gbps, while its business customers can be expect speeds between 1Gbps and 10Gbps.

This project will bring fibre to the door which means that, unlike traditional fibre optic service that is built to serve a street or section of the community, Flashfibr plans on directly wiring ...

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Chinese Companies Bet Big On Egyptian...

by wireworld on 05/16/2017 - 04:26 pm
Tag: Projects

Chinese companies in a wide range of sectors are betting big in projects in Egypt that span from port building to power transmission lines, as they signed several deals with the Egyptian government and companies. At an investment forum in Beijing, six memoranda of understanding were signed.The agreements include a project by two Chinese companies to develop the El Sukhna port, a $500 million loan from the China Development Bank (CDB) to the Central Bank of Egypt, and investment by the CDB and the Export-Import Bank of China for a power transmission line in Egypt. Details were not immediately available. The presence of so many top officials at the forum, which was also attended by many Chines ...

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