For REE (Red Electrica de España), the owner and operator of the largest part of Spain’s power transmission grids, a consortium between Nexans and Prysmian Cables & Systems delivered a high voltage DC 250kV/500MW submarine power link between the Spanish mainland and the Balearic island of Mallorca. The submarine power cable is 240km long and is buried in the sea at a depth of maximum 1410m. COMETA, the name of this project (abbreviation for COnexión MEditerránea Transporte Alta tension), is of strategic importance for the development of Spain’s national energy transmission network, and links the biggest island in the Balearic archipelago with the mainland, providing access to generating capacities available on the peninsula.
For two major North European utilities ( Fingrid Oyj and Svenska Kraftnät ) LIOS Technology provided its most advanced multimode Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) systems to monitor the HVDC subsea link between the two utility grids. The electricity transmission connection is crossing the Gulf of Bothnia between southern Finland and Sweden.
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LIOS Technology has been awarded to supply the online condition monitoring system for one of the largest 500 kV high voltage cable projects – a milestone in modernizing Russian industry and infrastructure.
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LIOS Technology GmbH has signed a long-term agreement with Opsens Inc. Combining the two complementary well monitoring technologies complying temperature and pressure measurements from two leading suppliers of fibre optic based measurement systems contributed to the successful installation of their High Temperature solution into already several projects in Canada.
LIOS Technology is actively deploying its Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) technology in various industrial applications and has already equipped successfully more than 2000 permanent system installations worldwide. Today we highlight some projects in Power Cable and Transmission Line Monitoring in the following case studies.