NEWS

HUDSON TRANSMISSION PROJECT: LINKING THE FUTURE

October 14, 2014

High voltage cable — designed, manufactured and installed beneath the Hudson River by Prysmian Group — now brings 660 MW of power into Manhattan, strengthening the overall reliability of New York City’s power system.

NEW YORKERS GET THEIR ENERGY FROM A SURPRISING PLACE: NEW JERSEY

May 21, 2014

New York City thrives on electricity. It takes a lot of energy to keep the lights on in the city that never sleeps. How does all that power get to the greater New York metropolitan area? HVDC solutions from Siemens are contributing to keeping New York City’s power-supply infrastructure stronger and more reliable in the face of growing demand.

NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW 7-MILE 660-MW HUDSON TRANSMISSION POWER LINE ENHANCING RELIABILITY AND ENERGY SECURITY IN NYC

June 4, 2013

The new underground and underwater transmission line, connecting the grids of northern New Jersey and Manhattan, will reduce electricity costs in NYC and improve fuel diversity.

View the press release issued by New York Power Authority

THE LIGHT SWITCHES ARE IN MANHATTAN, THE POWER’S FROM NEW JERSEY

June 3, 2013

Hudson Transmission Partners switched on a cable that can carry up to 660 megawatts of power from an electrical substation in Ridgefield, N.J., to one on West 49th Street.

View The New York Times article (PDF)

HUDSON TRANSMISSION PROJECT GOES ONLINE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE, PROVIDES NEW YORK CITY WITH 660 MW OF ADDITIONAL POWER, ENHANCED RELIABILITY

June 3, 2013

PowerBridge and Hudson Transmission Partners announce the commercial operation of the Hudson Transmission Project, a 660 Mw electric transmission facility between Ridgefield, New Jersey and Manhattan.

View the press release issued by PowerBridge and Hudson Transmission Partners

SHIP’S ESPRESSO-FUELED MISSION: LAYING CABLES BENEATH THE HUDSON

December 26, 2011

The Giulio Verne left Naples in late October and, after 25 days on the Atlantic Ocean, arrived in New York, where a crew of 70 began preparing for a project that had been years in the planning.

View The New York Times article (PDF)

January 2007

A POWER INFUSION COMES TO LONG ISLAND BY LAND AND BY SEA

View The New York Times article (PDF)

December 2005

PROGRESS IN CONSTRUCTION OF POWER LINK TO NJ

View The Newsday article (PDF)

October 2007

NEPTUNE CABLE DELIVERS POWER TO LONG ISLAND

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