Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Prysmian Awarded €270M Projects for the Crete – Attica Submarine Interconnection

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 5/26/2020, Location: Europe

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded by ARIADNE INTERCONNECTION, a company fully owned by the transmission system operator for Greece’s power grid (IPTO), a contract, worth in total €270 million for submarine interconnections between the island of Crete and mainland Greece (Attica region).

The first lot, worth €250 million, involves the design, supply, installation – including civil works - and commissioning of a turn-key HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) cable system designed to transmit a power of 1000 MW and consisting of 500 kV Mass Impregnated insulation and double wire armouring, along a route of 335 km between Crete island and Attica region.

The second lot, worth €20 million, involves the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two submarine telecommunication links for a total length of 670 km between Crete island and Attica region. Prysmian will install submarine cables with its own vessels. Delivery and commissioning for both projects are scheduled for the period 2020-2023.

“The Crete-Attica interconnection is the largest ongoing energy infrastructure project in Greece, and it represents a milestone for the national power grids reaching a depth of more than 1,200 m” commented Hakan Ozmen, EVP Projects BU, Prysmian Group. “This award confirms not only the Group’s role and commitment as a key player in submarine connections in Europe, and in particular in the Mediterranean area, but also the successful and continued relationship with IPTO who has awarded Prysmian also two interconnections between the Cyclades islands of Evia, Andros and Tinos, and the Crete-Peloponnese interconnection”.

In the Mediterranean region, the Group has a strong track record of important submarine connections, including Italy-Greece, Sardinia-Italian Peninsula (SA.PE.I), two interconnections between Spain and Morocco, two projects in the Balearic Islands (Iberian Peninsula-Mallorca and Ibiza-Mallorca), the Cyclades project in Greece, the Capri-Torre Annunziata and Capri-Sorrento connections in Italy and the Dardanelles link in Turkey.

Cables >>

Cables News in Greece >>

Taiwan >>  8/3/2020 - Jan De Nul Group reaches another significant milestone by completing the installation of four medium-voltage export cables connecting the offshore win...
Netherlands/Holland >>  7/28/2020 - Sunday 19 July the tug Kamarina with barge CC Atlantique carrying more than 8,000 tonnes of high voltage cable has safely arrived in Rotterdam, the Ne...

France >>  7/17/2020 - Nexans announces the execution of an agreement to sell Berk-Tek, a leading US based manufacturer of local area network cables, to Leviton. ...
United Kingdom >>  7/17/2020 - NKT has been awarded a contract of approx. EUR 235m (approx. DKK 1.75bn) by SSEN Transmission to deliver and install a high-voltage DC (direct current...

United Kingdom >>  7/14/2020 - Multi-discipline engineering outfit Balmoral offers a range of cable protection systems (CPS) for inter array and export cables for fixed and floating...
Netherlands/Holland >>  7/13/2020 - Orsted and Van Oord have successfully installed all 94 array cables connecting the turbines of the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm. The installatio...




Greece Oil & Gas 1 >> 

More News

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2020 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.