The range on display will include P-Laser, an innovative and sustainable cable solution for power distribution
Prysmian Group to present a full range of cable systems for the power industry at MEE 2012
The range on display will include P-Laser, an innovative and sustainable cable solution for power distribution Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase its state-of-the-art technologies at MEE 2012, the biggest event in the Middle East for the electrical industry, that will take place in Dubai from February 7th to 9th (stand 3G30, Hall 3).
The participation at MEE 2012 represents, for the Prysmian Group, the first official event presence in the Region after the recent merger between Prysmian and Draka that has led to thecreation of the largest cable maker in the world, a stronger group even more focused onfast-changing customer needs, with an extended footprint in more than 50 countries. The Middle
East, where the Group has already carried out several strategic power cable projects, is a key areafor the Company’s expansion strategy, especially in the Extra High Voltage underground and submarine cable systems market.
Among the several projects awarded, the high-profile development that better represents the key role played by the Prysmian Group in the region is the 400 kV power transmission system for TRANSCO that will connect the Bahia and Saadiyat Grid Stations,in Abu Dhabi. The project consists
in providing engineering, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of the 400 kV cable system
and related network components. It can be classified as the largest 400 kV underground cable system
in the region – triple circuit route of 25 km for a total of 230 km of extruded insulation cable -
and the largest EHV XLPE cable system in the world (in terms of contract value) ever awarded to a
single supplier. Execution is currently in progress.
The Group’s product portfolio at MEE 2012 will focus on a full range of state-of-the-art power cables including HV and EHV underground and submarine cable systems for applications such as
interconnections between power grids, links between natural or artificial islands and the mainland,
and connections to, or between, offshore oil production and wind power generation facilities.
Prysmian Group will also be presenting P-Laser, the first high performance eco-sustainable Medium
Voltage cable for power distribution grids. The new product is characterized by an innovative
production process and “zero-gas technology” that contributes to increase energy efficiency and to
reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To complete the available portfolio on display there will be cable
solutions for the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry, including innovative specialties such as
Drylam™ and Airguard™ Cable System (with enhanced features and reduced environmental impact,
specifically designed for critical environments), FP® fire resistant cables and Umbilicals.
Achievements and actions, again demonstrate Prysmian Group’s leading position and the
validity of the Group’s know-how and technologies in the development of state-of-the art power
cable systems and the commitment to support the development of smarter and greener power grids
A leading player in the industry of high-technology cables and systems for energy and
telecommunications, the Prysmian Group is a truly global company with sales in excess of € 3.7
billion in 2009 and a strong position in higher value-added market segments. With its two
businesses, Energy Cables & Systems (submarine and underground cables for power transmission
and distribution, for industrial applications and for the distribution of electricity to
residential and commercial buildings) and Telecom Cables & Systems (optical cables and fibres
and copper cables for video, data and voice transmission), Prysmian boasts a global presence with
subsidiaries in 39 countries, 56 plants in 24 countries, 7 Research & Development Centres in
Europe, USA and South America, and around 12,000 employees. Specialising in the development of
products and services designed to customer customers’ specific requirements, Prysmian's key
strengths include: a focus on Research & Development, the capacity to innovate products and
production processes, and the use of advanced proprietary technologies. Prysmian is listed on the
Milan Stock Exchange in the Blue Chip index.