Prysmian wins $23m Greek islands cable contract

Italian cable company Prysmian has won a $23m contract for interconnections between several Greek islands.

The deal with Greek transmission system operator IPTO is for twoà‚ interconnections between the Cyclades islands of Evia, Andros and Tinos.

The project involves the design, supply and installation of two HVAC cable systems designed to transmit a power of 200 MVA and consisting of 150 kV three core cables along 18 km. Some 16.5 km will be underwater, with 2 km on land. The maximum water depth will be around 550 m.

Last month, Prysmian won contracts worth more than $233m to connect France’s first offshore wind farms to the grid.

Both contracts have been awarded by Eolien Maritime France and are for the Fécampà‚ andà‚ Courseulles-sur-Mer windfarms, which are off the north coast of France.

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