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Prysmian Awarded Projects for the Crete – Attica Submarine Interconnection in Greece

June 11, 2020
Delivery and commissioning for both projects are scheduled for the period 2020-2023.

Prysmian Group on May 26 said that it has been awarded by Ariadne Interconnection, a company fully owned by the transmission system operator for Greece’s power grid (IPTO), a contract worth in total €270M for submarine interconnections between the island of Crete and mainland Greece (Attica region).

The first lot, worth €250M, involves the design, supply, installation – including civil works –  and commissioning of a turn-key high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system designed to transmit a power of 1000 MW and consisting of 500-kV Mass Impregnated insulation and double wire armouring, along a route of 335 km between Crete island and Attica region.

The second lot, worth €20M, involves the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two submarine telecommunication links for a total length of 670 km between Crete island and Attica region.

Prysmian will install submarine cables with its own vessels. Delivery and commissioning for both projects are scheduled for the period 2020-2023.

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