Published: 30 August 2018 30 August 2018
Eolien Maritime France (EMF, a joint venture between EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge) awards Prysmian with the design, supply and installation of inter array cables for the two offshore wind farms, Fécamp and Courseulles-sur-Mer.
Both wind farms are owned by EMF and wpd offshore and are located off the North French coast. The contracts worth is over €200 million. A third project, for the Saint Nazaire wind farm also owned by EMF, with a value for Prysmian in excess of €20 million, is in the process of being secured in a consortium between Prysmian and Louis Dreyfus Travocean. The Fécamp project will involve connecting 83 wind turbines with a total capacity of 498MW, while Courseulles-sur-Mer will connect 75 wind turbines with a total capacity of 450MW. Cable, accessories and terminating services shall be provided by Prysmian for the 80 wind turbines for the 480 MW capacity of Saint Nazaire. Prysmian will provide 33 kV three–core submarine cable systems with XLPE insulation with a total for the three wind farms of around 345 km of cables.