Linka AS, the electrotechnical contractor for the Norwegian Fosen Vind project, has chosen Nexans to supply cables for Roan Wind Farm. This is the first of six windfarms in Fosen Vind DA's development in Central Norway. The Roan Wind Farm is made up of 71 turbines and will have a capacity of 255MW.
Nexans will supply 200 km of TSLF 36 kV underground cables to interlink the turbines and transmit the power to the grid. Delivery will start in April 2017 and run until March 2018, shortly before the completion of the Wind Farm. The total project of six wind farms will comprise of 278 turbines and have an output of 1000 and will be completed in 2020. Statkraft will hold a controlling 52.1% share of Fosen Vind DA. The other two owners of Fosen Vind DA are the power company TrønderEnergi and the European investment consortium Nordic Wind Power DA.