Nexans has been appointed by SSE as 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.
With a combined capacity of 1,075MW, they will form the largest wind farm project in Scotland when they come on line in 2024.
Nexans will supply and install the three 65 kilometers offshore export cables and three 20 kilometers 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, stated: “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.”