Published: 06 May 2020 06 May 2020
Prysmian Group has been awarded by TenneT TSO, the Dutch-German grid operator, a contract for the SuedOstLink project in Germany, a long HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) underground cable connection.
Worth approximately €500 million depending on options, Prysmian are to design, manufacture, supply, lay, joint, test and commission a 2GW underground cable system through the TenneT region of this first German Corridor. Prysmian will deliver a ±525 kV HVDC underground cable system combined with large copper conductor cables and Prysmian own developed P-Laser insulation technology. The route, with a length of over 250 km, starts at the Southern Germany connection point at Isar, close to Landshut in Bavaria. Prysmian will provide all related accessories, as well as an integrated PRY-CAM monitoring system. Project completion is planned in early 2026.