Nexans Gets Contract for 1,075 MW Seagreen Wind Farm Project

The company will be the preferred supplier for designing, manufacturing and installing onshore and offshore export cables for the phase-I development of the project.

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France based cable manufacturer Nexans has received a contract from SSE Renewables, a renewable energy arm of Airtricity, for 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm project.

As per the agreement, the company will be the preferred supplier for designing, manufacturing and installing onshore and offshore export cables for the phase-I development of the project.

Currently the project is under construction off the Angus coast, in which phase-I comprises of the Seagreen Alpha and Bravo wind farms.

Further, the project is expected to commence operations in 2024. Also, both the wind farms, jointly, will form the largest wind farm project in Scotland.

The company said that it will supply and install 3 offshore export cables for 65 km along with 3 onshore export cables for 20 km for the project.

SSE Renewables is the owner of Seagreen wind farm project. Commenting on the partnership, Seagreen Project, Director, John Hill said, “we are pleased to announce Nexans as our preferred supplier to design, supply and install the onshore and offshore export cable. Nexans is one world leaders in this field and this agreement is a major step forward for the Seagreen project.”

“We are delighted to receive this agreement from SSE and we are excited to be helping to bring the biggest windfarm in Scotland to life,” said Vincent Desale, Nexans SEVP for the Subsea and Land System Business Group.

Meanwhile, SSE Renewables is mulling to host a number of events called – Meet the Buyer, on November 5th, 6th, and 7th of 2019 in Inverness, Aberdeen and Dundee respectively to promote contract opportunities for local companies to engage with this project.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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