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Norway Puts NorthConnect Cable on Hold

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has informed NorthConnect that the Ministry lacks sufficient information at this point to reach a decision on the license applications for a new interconnector for electricity.

Meygen Granted Funding for Subsea Hub for Tidal Turbines

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis), a global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects, announced that MeyGen Plc has been awarded a £1.545 million grant from the Scottish Government’s Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund to develop a subsea tidal turbine connection hub for the next phase of development of the MeyGen tidal power array, the world’s largest tidal stream power project.

Prysmian Wins French Offshore Wind Supply Contract

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth over €150 million by Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE) for the development of two submarine and land export power cable systems to connect the offshore wind farm located in between the islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier to the French mainland power grid.

UK District Council Proposes Subsea Ring Solution

North Norfolk District Council, working in partnership with East Suffolk Council, have taken the initiative to express concerns about the impact of proposed onshore National Grid cable connections and wider implications for the District in a letter addressed to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

AWEA: US Offshore Wind Poised for Exponential Growth

In January, SubCableWorld (SCW) and the Business Network for Offshore Wind joined together to produce the first-ever conference, called Subsea Cables: A Critical Connection, specifically devoted to the US market for offshore wind cable. 

Prysmian Relaunches P-Laser, Applicable to Subsea Cables

Prysmian Group is relaunching its P-Laser cable, which for ten years now has been offering innovative technology for power transmission grids, ensuring superior electrical performance, lower costs and greater environmental sustainability.

LS C&S Wins Bahrain Contract

LS Cable & Systems (LS C&S) announced that the company won a turnkey contract for the submarine cable project worth approximately US$85 million from Bahrain.

Ofgem Opens Investigation into Western HVDC Cable

UK power regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid Electricity Transmission plc and SP (Scottish Power) Transmission plc for the delivery and operation of the Western high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cable.

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