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  • EPA announces new energy star requirements for televisions and cable/satellite boxes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the completion of updates to the Energy Star requirements for televisions and cable and satellite boxes. Effective in September 2011, these products must be 40 percent more efficient than conventional models in order to qualify for the Energy Star label. The updates are the first of more than 20 revisions to product requirements the ...

  • Europe Could Receive Renewable Energy From Iceland via Submarine Cable

    The Icelandic energy provider, Landsvirkjun, one of Europe's leading renewable energy companies, may help supply Continental Europe with renewable energy via a North Atlantic submarine power cable. Iceland currently holds a unique position amongst European nations in its potential to increase reliable electric energy production from renewable energy resources. This increased energy production ...


  • Cable drying without use of compressed air

    Of all applications with compressed air, drying is the least efficient. Apart from the energy consumption and the cost of filtering oil and condensate the maintenance costs for a continuous operating compressor can increase considerably. Almeco accepts any challenge to replace compressed air in a production process with drying application by an energy efficient alternative. Almeco recently ...


    By Almeco SA

  • ABB cables connect the world’s power systems

    The orders are from an impressive cross-section of utilities, grid operators and large industrial energy consumers. They want stable grids, an efficient and reliable way to trade energy, and the ability to deliver electric power in an environmentally friendly and cost effective way, from the mainland to consumers at sea, or from the sea to consumers on the mainland. Some current projects using ...


    By ABB

  • NIB finances Norwegian Statnett's subsea power cables

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian grid operator Statnett have signed a loan totalling NOK 1,300 million (EUR 165 million) for the partial financing of the new subsea cable between Norway and Denmark and the upgrade of Statnett's existing cable across the Oslofjord.  The ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Eland Cables awarded ISO 14001 Environmental Certification

    Eland Cables has achieved the prestigious ISO 14001 accreditation, illustrating their current and future commitment to minimising environmental impact. The ISO 14001 international standard provides both a model for streamlining environmental management and guidelines to ensure environmental issues are considered within decision making practices.Eland Cables is leading the way, having become one ...


  • Energy Use of Cable, Satellite and Telephone Set-Top Boxes to Be Slashed, Saving Consumers $1 Billion Annually

    A voluntary agreement announced today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and other energy-efficiency advocates, the U.S. Department of Energy, the pay-TV industry; and equipment manufacturers will reduce the national electricity use of new set-top boxes by $1 billion a year. Once in full effect, the agreement will save three power plants’ worth of electricity and prevent the emission ...

  • Wind Energy Today: Submarine Cable O&M: Cost Critical Strategies for Offshore Wind

    Scott reports roughly 27% of an offshore wind farm’s capital expenditure is ploughed into cable, cable installation and grid connection. For a generic park size of 500MW, a capital investment of €72 million is expected to be spent on export cables, and €24 million on inter-array conductors. These costs are augmented by precautionary measures, say the report’s authors. An estimated €840,000 is ...


  • Chris Huhne and Vince Cable: the green economy is still viable

    The coalition Government"s emergency Budget began to stabilise the public finances and lay the foundations for economic recovery. The next step is to ensure that what emerges from recession is a different kind of economy: rebalanced away from excessive reliance on household debt, property markets and banking, with prosperity spread more evenly across the country, supported by modernised and ...

  • Written ministerial statement on the independent study on transmission power cable costs

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today published a comprehensive study on the whole life costs of installing new high voltage transmission lines under the ground, under the sea and over ground. This study has been undertaken at the Government’s request in order to provide an authoritative and independent point of reference for the Infrastructure Planning Commission in ...

  • Installed Submarine Electricity Cables Will Surpass 300 Worldwide by 2023

    Demand for high-voltage submarine electricity cables is growing steadily, as countries and regions make commitments to offshore renewable power generation, link remote landmasses, and interconnect their national grids. As cable technology advances, more projects are being proposed that require longer, deeper, and higher-capacity cables. Click to ...

  • Composite Technology Announces Appointment of Stewart Ramsay as President of CTC Cable

    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Composite Technology Corporation (CTC) (OTCBB: CPTC) announced today that it has appointed Stewart M. Ramsay as President of its subsidiary, CTC Cable Corporation, based in Irvine, California, effective on August 16, 2010. Mr. Ramsay is a utility industry veteran with a broad range of experience and expertise. Prior to CTC and since 2007, Mr. Ramsay ...


  • Offshore Wind Accelerator publishes pioneering guidance on cable burial risk management

    New guidance has been published today by the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to give the offshore wind industry a unified, systematic approach to the risk management of cable burial for the first time. The Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) Guidance offers a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • EU welcomes electricity subsea cables linking Norway to Germany and UK

    The EU Commission welcomed the announcement made today by the Norwegian government to licence the construction of two subsea cables linking Norway to Germany and UK. The two 1400 MW subsea cables will enable the three countries to exchange electricity and use the Norwegian hydropower potential. Vice-President of the EU Commission, responsible for Energy, Günther H. Oettinger said: "This will ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Aker Solutions wins power cable installation contract with ABB

    25 March 2010 - Aker Solution' marine operations unit has entered into a long-term agreement with ABB regarding installation of power cables and related services. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Massachusetts Offshore Wind Farm Denied Permit to Site Cables

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 18, 2007 (ENS) - The Cape Cod Commission has denied a permit for the nation's first proposed offshore wind farm to run submarine and upland transmission cables from the site in Nantucket Sound to connect with the power grid on the mainland. After voting against the proposal Thursday, the commission said it denied the permit application on procedural ...

  • EUR 300m to finance deepest electricity cable between Italy and Sardinia

    The European Investment Bank is advancing a EUR 300 million loan to Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale S.p.A., which is responsible in Italy for electricity transmission and dispatching over the high-voltage and extra-high voltage grid – to help finance a new submarine high-voltage power cable between the Italian mainland and Sardinia. The project, known as SAPEI (SArdegna-PEnisola Italiana) ...

  • Development of UK to Norway electricity cable takes step forward

    The Norwegian government gave consent for the development in its waters in October 2014 with the Secretary of State for Climate Change, Ed Davey, commenting on its significance. The high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable will be the first of its kind between the two ...

  • The European Investment Bank finances NorNed – the submarine power cable linking the Netherlands and Norway

    While the European Commission is today unveiling a new energy technology plan, the EIB – the EU’s financing institution – is providing funding for a major European energy project to link the Netherlands and Norway by means of the world’s longest undersea power transmission cable. Torsten Gersfelt, EIB Vice-President, and Mel Kroon MBA, CEO of TenneT B.V., the national transmission grid of the ...

  • High Voltage Submarine Electricity Cables Will Surpass $5.3 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

    The expansion of offshore renewable power generation, particularly large wind power installations, is helping to drive demand for transmission via high-voltage submarine electricity cables. While this is a small and highly specialized industry, it has shown consistent growth over in recent years, even in the face of a global recession, and is expected to continue to do so over the next several ...

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