Nexans is awarded Statnett’s HSE “Safe Prize” for the NordLink project

Statnett HSE prize to Nexans November 5. a proud Nexans team received the Statnett “Safe Prize” for outstanding HSE work on the NordLink project, the first interconnection between Norway and Germany.  


For the 1400 MW NordLink project, Nexans has manufactured and installed 730 km of submarine cables in the Norwegian and Danish sectors.  


Nexans has delivered a demanding and complicated cable project. They have delivered on our HSE expectations as well as on quality and cost”, said Vice President Peer Olav Østli of Statnett when he presented the company's HSE award, the Safe Prize. “The good results have been achieved through good and open cooperation, good planning, good employees and a well-documented management system”. 

Statnett’s “Safe Prize” is an annual award to one of its suppliers’ who has excelled the most in the area of HSE.  

“It means a lot to get this recognition from Statnett. Safety is our top priority in all aspects of project execution, from factory production to offshore and onshore installation. A big thank you to Statnett for the award and thank you to all our employees who have worked 1.35 million hours over 5 years in the NordLink project, and for the good results they have achieved” said Ragnhild Katteland, Vice President Subsea & Land Systems BG in Nexans.  


The 1400 MW NordLink will connect the Norwegian and German electricity markets to exchange renewable energy. The cable connection is a collaboration between Statnett, TenneT and the German promotional bank KfW, and is scheduled to be put into commercial operation in 2021.