- Published: 31 October 2019 31 October 2019
On behalf of the Gullfaks and Snorre partners, Equinor has signed contracts totalling around NOK 3.3 billion for the Hywind Tampen wind farm development. The contracts have been awarded to Kværner, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, JDR Cable System and Subsea 7.
The substructures will be designed and constructed by Kværner. The substructures will be constructed at Kværner’s yard at Stord and site at Dommersnes in the Vindafjord in Norway. The contract includes assembly activities, tow-out and installation of completed wind turbines.
Fabrication of 11 SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines has been awarded to Siemens Gamesa,and will be carried out at several locations in Europe before they are transported to Wergeland Base in Gulen in western Norway for assembly.
The electrical cables will be delivered by JDR Cable System and fabricated in Hartlepool in the UK. Subsea 7 Norway will be responsible for installation of electrical cables and connection to the Snorre and Gullfaks platforms.
Equinor will as operator be responsible for operation and maintenance of the wind farm. Maintenance of the wind turbines will be carried out by Siemens Gamesa’s Norwegian service organisation through its 5-year contract regarding the wind turbine delivery.