National Grid Viking Link (NGVL) and Energinet.dk (ENDK) have invited tenders for the supply of several services for the Viking Link interconnector between UK and Denmark.
The scope of work under the contract includes detailed design, engineering, procurement, manufacture, installation, construction, testing, commissioning, spares provision, operational handover and maintenance of an interconnector.
Viking Link is a proposed 1400 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity link that will involve the construction of a converter station in each country and the installation of submarine and underground cables between each converter station.
It will also involve the construction of underground cables between the converter station and substation in each country.
Viking Link will be approximately 760 km long and will allow electricity to be exchanged between UK and Denmark.
The offshore part of the Viking Link will include approximately 630km of submarine high voltage Director Current (DC) cables.
The deadline for the submission of tenders is February 17, 2017.
Subsea World News Staff