LS Cable & System develops Korea’s first electric vehicle cord set for household use

■ Compact and portable cord set to contribute to proliferation of electric vehicles

LS Cable & System (Chairman & CEO: Christopher Koo) announced on the 29th that the Company has completed development of an electric vehicle cord set for household use as the first in Korea. Directly connected to power outlets in residential and commercial buildings as well as private homes, this cord set supplies 3.3kW of power to electric vehicles. Based on Hyundai Motor Company’s BlueOn, it takes 6 hours for a full charge that can provide about 140km of driving.

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Nexans wins turnkey contract to supply and install infield power cables for the Riffgat offshore wind farm

Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract by the project developer Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG, which is owned by Enova and EWE ENERGIE, to supply and install the infield submarine power cables and ancillary equipment for the Riffgat offshore wind farm currently under construction 15 km northwest of the German island of Borkum.

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Gulf Bridge International achieves industry-wide milestone by offering 100G on its wholly-owned undersea cable across Gulf

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Gulf’s first privately owned submarine cable operator, is the first operator to offer true 100G connectivity on parts of its undersea cable network. GBI has made the move to 100G to meet growing demand from the carrier community for high-capacity services that bridge Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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nkt cables announces half-year report 2011

EBITDA expectations in NKT Holding for 2011 is downgraded to approx. 1.0-1.1 bnDKK from earlier approx. 1.2 bnDKK due to the fact that 2nd quarter earnings in nkt cables were not satisfactory. The adjustment primarily relates to the newly build submarine and high voltage cable factory in Cologne where commissioning has proved more complex than first anticipated. The rest of nkt cables‘ business segments, as well as the companies Nilfisk-Advance, NKT Flexibles and Photonics Group, are all developing satisfactory as expected.

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