High Voltage Grid Access


Promoting power from Offshore

Prysmian high voltage submarine AC and DC cables form an integral part of power grids across the globe, including the links from offshore installations known as export cable systems.
We deliver a comprehensive and fully managed EPCI service to provide cable system solutions and services, considering innovative approaches and utilising our extensive engineering, manufacturing, and turnkey installation capabilities, with complete project management, to provide the necessary cost effective high power cable connections from offshore platforms and islands to national grid networks. 
We maintain long and successful relationships with our valued customers. Prysmian not only offer the export cable systems, which today typically operate up to 220 kV AC and 320 kV DC respectively, but continue to develop and prove our product range to the highest voltage levels. With our end-to-end service, utilising our range of manufacturing, installation and engineering assets, we are a single source provider offering full EPCI turnkey cable system solutions to meet our customer requirements. Our full value chain sets us apart, giving our customers a hassle-free single point of contact for all their project needs.

Prysmian in action

We’ve provided cable systems for numerous notable high voltage grid access projects globally, just some of which include:

  • Multiple projects in the German North Sea, such as the HVDC connections to BorWin5, BorWin2, HelWin1, HelWin2 and SylWin1.
  • Various HVAC export cable connections to Offshore Wind Farms in Europe such as West of Adlegrund cluster, Global Tech 1, Veja Mate, MeerWind, Butendiek.
  • A range of ongoing projects, such as the 320 kV HVDC connections to the SOFIA offshore windfarm in the United Kingdom.