Prysmian Subsea Cables for Wikinger OWF
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH worth a total of around EUR 60 million to supply and install wind turbine inter array cables for the Wikinger offshore wind farm.
The wind farm is located within the West of Adlergrund cluster in the German Baltic Sea.
In May 2014 Prysmian Group already announced award of a contract with 50Hertz Offshore GmbH to design, produce and install multiple 220 kV HVAC (High Voltage Alternate Current) 3-core extruded submarine cable systems between planned offshore wind parks within the West of Adlergrund cluster.
Under the Wikinger contract, Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture, installation, burial, termination and testing of total 81 km of 33 kV submarine cables in different cross-sections to connect the 70 wind turbines and an offshore substation that form the 350 MW wind farm.
Cables will be produced in Prysmian’s facility in Drammen, Norway. Installation works are scheduled to be complete by the end of 2016, Prysmian wrote.