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Connecting the world to lead the energy transition

Linking today’s innovations with tomorrow’s power possibilities.

 

A four times increse in renewable power capacity is expected to happen by 2030, clearly showing how the world is on a one-way trajectory towards decarbonization and energy transition.

In this changing scenario, Prysmian has a crucial role to play: the Company has positioned itself at the forefront of innovation and adaptation to the new market trends shaping the cable industry, embracing the new emphasis on renewable energy generation. Not only does the Group enable the transmission of renewable energy, but also enhance the cost-effectiveness and sustainability with new cabling solutions. Our cable solutions are, in fact, the backbone of next-generation power grids, paving the way for a more efficient, interconnected, and eco-conscious energy ecosystem.

Connect, to lead.

Our commitment to the energy transition

Governments and companies around the world have set ambitious “net zero” carbon reduction goals to achieve the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, thereby reducing the pressing threat of climate change and its unpredictable outcomes.

This transition requires an efficient, smart, and robust energy grid to meet the special challenges of managing these discontinuous power sources. Interconnectors are an increasingly important part of power grids, allowing for connections between countries and even continents to ease the flow of affordable and clean energy across long distances. They are a key part of the energy transition: supporting the implementation of a larger, more integrated, efficient and sustainable power transmission system. Prysmian’s submarine interconnectors are made of new, lighter materials and can go deeper under the sea than ever before. Our high-voltage underground interconnectors can bring power more efficiently over long distances from where the energy is produced (like offshore wind farms) to where energy is consumed.

An Innovation leader

Prysmian is an innovation leader in both high-voltage submarine and underground cable system. For underground power transmission, we have designed new ±525 kV HVDC cable systems, qualified with P-Laser and XLPE insulation, with a higher voltage capacity and with large conductor cross-sections to provide optimal technical solutions for more efficient, reliable and eco-friendly power transmission over long distances.

In addition, our Research and Development labs have created a submarine cable with new synthetic armour which can be up to 50% lighter than others, enabling Prysmian to perform ultra-deep installations or up to 3,000 meters in marine ecosystems previously considered impossible.

Project excellence and execution

We're breaking new ground in cable projects delivery

Our solid and effective approach to project management is second to none, maximising the capabilities and competencies of our qualified teams and individuals in combination with the Group’s extensive production capacities and installation equipment.

We deliver turnkey projects for the construction of underground and submarine power links for high power interconnectors and for offshore wind farms.

From shallow waters to depths of up to 3,000 metres, our fleet of cable-laying vessels - Leonardo da Vinci, Barbarossa, Cable Enterprise, Ulisse, Giulio Verne and Monna Lisa (which is set to start commercial operation in early 2025) - allows us to install submarine cables all over the world.

We combine both the extensive experience that matters in this sector and the pioneering solutions to realise the submarine connections our customers require.

 

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HV & Submarine Power Transmission

Interconnectors

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Power Distribution

Offshore Wind farm

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Installation capabilities

Installation capabilities

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Offshore specialties

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Submarine Telecom

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Network components

Network components

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Power from shore

Power from shore

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Asset Monitoring

Asset Monitoring

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OUR MARKETS

World-leading cable solutions

The widest range of products, services, technologies and know-how.

Stories

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Switzerland

CERN reduces congestion in LHC tunnels

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Australia

When times are tough, Prysmian get tougher: the first Australian made Flexible Ribbon is installed in Sydney

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New Zeland
New Zealand

New fibre cables in rural communities in N. Zealand

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Netherlands

Massive FTTH network thrust in 2012

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USA

Prysmian Group – Verizon: a “best in class” partnership

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South Africa

Connectivity for the South African market

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