Close to 40 km and 2,500 tons of Nexans’ submarine cables in the Inner Oslo fjord will ensure electricity to “half” of Norway
14 cables weighing one ton per 16 metres. These are huge dimensions and world-class cables being commissioned today by Statnett in the Inner Oslo fjord. The cable system has been made at Nexans' subsea cable factory in Halden and will supply 2.5 million inhabitants in Eastern Norway with electricity for several decades.
Oslo 30. August Statnett is strengthening the power supply in Eastern Norway and commissioned Nexans Norway to replace two old cable systems, which have been operating in the Inner Oslo fjord since 1958 and 1975, with two new, robust submarine cable systems.
Nexans Norway is one of the leading submarine cable manufacturers in the world and designs, manufactures and installs high-voltage subsea cables and offshore control cables suitable for various waters, lengths and sea depths the world over.
Old cables recycled
About the Inner Oslo fjord project:
Facts about the submarine cables:
The cables are protected against anchors and fishing equipment by Nexans’ Capjet subsea trenching system. Foto: Nexans