PRYSMIAN ANNOUNCES THE TAKING OVER OF WESTERN LINK PROJECT

Milan, Italy   -   11/23/2019 - 11:14 AM

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces that the Western Link is taken over by the Client (National Grid Electricity Transmission and ScottishPower Transmission).

The Western Link project is a submarine High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link between Scotland and England and Wales which operates at the record voltage level of 600 kV, the highest ever reached by an insulated cable (to date the record is 500 kV) delivering up to 2,250MW.

The whole turnkey project has been executed by a consortium of Prysmian, responsible for design, manufacture, installation, testing and commissioning for cables, and Siemens, responsible for the HVDC converter stations.

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