Nexans to invest €1 billion in increased High Voltage DC Cables Technology and Capacity

Subsea cable

NKT plans to build a new plant, including a third extrusion tower in Karlskrona, Sweden, as well as a new market-leading power cable vessel. These investments are driven by growing demand for high-voltage DC cables, a strong order book, and a record backlog of more than €7 billion at the end of the first quarter … Read more

What is the classification of cables and how to name and cable purchase?

This is the most common combination of high voltage cables.

ZMS cable editorial comprehensively organized the cable classification and naming representation, but also made a detailed introduction to the cable classification, to help you have a better understanding of the cable purchase. The focus of this article has the following three modules. 1 A general introduction to the cable naming rules and classification. 2 Communication … Read more

French company Nexans launches low-carbon cables

Aquamarine ships are laying sea cables

French cable and fiber company Nexans has launched a new range of low-carbon distribution cables, the first of their kind on the French market. The company’s new approach reduces the greenhouse gas emissions of its low- and medium-voltage cables by 35-50%, depending on the product. About Carbon Emissions Carbon emissions are the average greenhouse gas … Read more

What are the characteristics and uses of mineral-insulated cable?

Mineral insulated cables are robust and durable

Mineral insulated cable is what cable mineral insulated cable is referred to as MI cable, used as wiring, the domestic custom is called magnesium oxide cable or fireproof cable. It is by the mineral material magnesium oxide powder as insulation copper core copper sheath cable, mineral insulated cable by the copper conductor, magnesium oxide, copper … Read more

Sumitomo Electric has reportedly built a new submarine cable factory in Scotland

Submarine cables are wires wrapped in insulating material and laid on the ocean floor for telecommunications transmission.

The UK has long been a leader in the development of the submarine cable industry. And as the topic of environmental protection has been gaining attention in recent years, various industries are competing to make outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment in their respective fields. This is also true in the cable industry. … Read more

What are the impacts of the rise of artificial intelligence on the cable industry?

Artificial intelligence has formed a completely new productivity, which has disruptive changes and impacts on production structure and production relations.

With the advent of the digital era, more and more companies are realizing the importance of digital transformation. At the beginning of 2023, the wave of generative AI triggered by ChatGPT swept the world, and the human ability to use tools reached a new level. Subsequently, technology companies such as Microsoft and Baidu rose to … Read more

What is the solar cable? What are the considerations when selecting one?

The characteristics of photovoltaic cables are determined by their cable-specific insulation and sheathing materials, which we call cross-linked PE.

Building cost-effective and profitable photovoltaic power plants represents the most important goal and core competence of all solar cable manufacturers. Profitability depends not only on the efficiency or high performance of the solar modules themselves, but also on a series of components that on the surface do not appear to be directly related to the … Read more

Milestone achieved in Shetland HVDC Link project

The picture shows the cable tower of the high-voltage overhead cable at sunset.

A major milestone was reached in the installation of the Shetland high voltage transmission line Link project in the UK with the successful connection of the 320 kV high voltage transmission cable by NKT and two companies, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSEN Transmission).   The following is an introduction to high-voltage transmission cables. Cables are … Read more