Prysmian wins $67m German offshore wind cable deal

Italian cable company Prysmian has won a $67m contract from to supply and install inter-array cables for an offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

The contract has been awarded by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland, a German subsidiary of Spanish wind farm developer and operator Iberdrola, and is for the Wikinger wind farm, a 350 MW project comprising 70 turbines and an offshore substation.

Prysmian will design, manufacture, install and test 81 km of 33 kV submarine cables in different cross-sections to connect the 70 turbines.

The cables will be produced in Prysmian’s facility in Drammen, Norway, and installation work is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2016.

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