French global player in the cable and optical fiber industry, Nexans said that it has received a contract from SSE Renewables, a renewable energy arm of Airtricity, for 1075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm (OWF) project.
Nexans will be the preferred supplier to design, manufacture and install the onshore and offshore export cables for the Phase 1 development of the Seagreen offshore wind farm project.
Currently under construction off the Angus coast, Phase 1 comprises the Seagreen Alpha and Bravo wind farms, which will form the largest windfarm project in Scotland when they come on line in 2024.
Nexans will supply and install the three 65 km offshore export cables and three 20 km onshore export cables for the project.
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.”
Vincent Desale, Nexans SEVP for the Subsea and Land System Business Group commented: “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.”