Energinet.dk to Start Anholt Cable Replacement

Energinet.dk plans to start the replacement of two sections of the cable that connects the Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid in the period between October 26 and November 23, depending on weather conditions.

In February, the company discovered an error in the submarine cable that connects the Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid on land.

Energinet.dk with the supplier, NKT Cables, and the help of an external test laboratory analyzed the error on the cable, and decided to replace parts of the submarine cable which analyzes indicated a risk that there may be errors.

The results indicated that there is a risk of error in the first 400 meters of the submarine cable from Grenå and the last 4 km before the substation.

While the repair is underway, the island of Anholt will be powered from the its own diesel generators.

Subsea World News Staff
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