nkt cables lands submarine project worth more than €50 million

nkt cables has signed a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for the manufacture and delivery of a high voltage submarine cable to the Riffgat Wind Farm located 20 km north-west of the island of Borkum in the Wadden Sea.

Quick-connection technology enables use of M12 cord sets

Monday, Jan 17, 2011
Belden has extended its range of Lumberg Automation™ products to include new Profibus DP connectors. These connectors each have a D-Sub and M12 interface, and are offered with 35°, 90° or 180° cable outlets. All versions support data rates of up to 12 Mbit/s and feature a compact die-cast zinc housing with […]

Aggreko powers generator test for Ffestiniog hydro plant

First Hydro says that tests of a newly manufactured generator stator at its Ffestiniog plant in Snowdonia went well, thanks to an Aggreko, temporary power pack.

Penrith renewables firm seals wind turbines contract

A fast growing Cumbrian renewable energy firm has signed a deal to partner one of the UK’s leading small wind turbine manufacturers.

NRG introduces an 80-metre XHD tilt-up tower

Built on the same platform as the company’s 60-metre XHD system, the 80-metre tower incorporates bolted joints for a stiffer, stronger tower to measure the wind at taller heights.

Evergreen Solar to close US silicon wafer factory

Evergreen Solar, which manufactures String Ribbon solar products, has announced the closure of its factory in Devens, Massachusetts, due to stiff competition from China.

EPl to acquire oil weighted central Gulf of Mexico shelf properties

Energy Partners, Ltd. (NYSE:EPL) today announced it has executed a purchase and sale agreement to acquire producing oil and natural gas assets in the shallow-water central Gulf of Mexico (GOM) shelf from Anglo-Suisse Offshore Partners, LLC for $201.5 million.

Transocean Ltd. provides fleet status report

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today issued an updated Fleet Status Report covering the company’s 139-unit offshore drilling fleet.

Draka secures Gwynt y Môr contract

Cable solutions specialist Draka is to supply subsea array cabling for the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the North Wales coast. The company has been awarded the inter-array cabling contract by RWE npower renewables. The total value of the contract is more than €25 million.

Samson Oil & Gas addresses recent market activity

Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: SSN) (NYSE AMEX: SSN) advises that, as a result of the unusual market activity in the trading of its American Depositary Shares on January 13, 2011, the NYSE Amex has contacted the company in accordance with its usual practice. Samson advises that its policy is not to comment on […]