Published: 29 June 2020 29 June 2020
Prysmian Group has been awarded contracts for the SuedLink Corridor in Germany by the German transmission grid operators TransnetBW and TenneT. Under the contracts, worth together more than € 800 million, Prysmian is to design, manufacture, supply, lay, joint, test and commission a 2GW underground cable system from North to South Germany.
Prysmian will deliver a complete ±525 kV HVDC underground cable system able to transmit 2GW of electrical power. The route, with a length of around 700 km, from Wilster in Schleswig-Holstein, to the north-west of Hamburg, shall run the length of Germany to the southern connection point at Bergrheinfeld, close to Schweinfurt in Bavaria. Project completion is planned in 2026.