NKT Confirms Order for Viking Link Interconnector Project

The NKT power cables will be manufactured in Karlskrona, Sweden. Production is expected to start in 2020.

August 23, 2019

Production of the power cables is expected to start in 2020.

NKT is has been awarded with an approximately EUR 90 million contract by Energinet and National Grid, the owners of Viking Link. The contract comprises supply of around 150 km of 525kV MI high-voltage DC onshore power cables for the Viking Link interconnector project, connecting the Danish and British transmission grids.

The power cable system, not comprising civil works, delivered by NKT constitutes the approx. 75 km connection of the project from Danish shore to the power grid substation in Revsing, southern Jutland.

The contract value of EUR 90m corresponds to approximately EUR 75m in standard metal prices and is conditional upon procurement and contract finalization, which is expected during Q3 2019.