Prysmian: maxi order value 1.9 billion euros within the United Kingdom | EUROtoday

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Prysmian – energetic within the sector of cable techniques for power and telecommunications – has finalized the contract for an order value roughly 1.9 billion euros awarded by Eastern Green Link 2 Limited, a three way partnership between Ssen Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission plc, homeowners of electrical energy transmission techniques in Great Britain. The Company introduced this in a press launch.

Prysmian will provide an vital excessive voltage direct present (HVDC) cable system for the event of the Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2) community which can join Scotland and England. “Once complete, the 'electric superhighway' will unlock Scotland's rich renewable energy capacity and significantly increase the UK's ability to supply clean energy to around two million homes,” commented Hakan Ozmen, EVP Transmission Bu at Prysmian.

The contract award can now be included in Prysmian's order backlog and follows the Group's choice as unique “preferred bidder” in May 2023 and the dedication made in June 2023 to make sure the continued availability of capability for the mission. The new hyperlink is predicted to be operational in 2029. It will likely be one of many first cable techniques commissioned within the UK to make use of 525kV excessive voltage direct present (HVDC) know-how with extruded XLPE insulation. The transmission capability of the system developed and examined by Prysmian will likely be equal to 2 GW.