- Published: 17 January 2017 17 January 2017
Prysmian Group has announced that the interconnection between the Veja Mate offshore wind farm and the offshore grid connection system Borwin2 in the German North Sea has been plugged in. The project was awarded to Prysmian by TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO).
The interconnection consists of two 155 kV HVAC (High Voltage Alternate Current) submarine cables along a route of 11.4 kilometres and links the Veja Mate to the BorWin beta offshore platform, where conversion from alternate current generated by the wind farms into direct current takes place in order to enable power transmission to the mainland by ways of the HVDC BorWin2 submarine cable link. The Global Tech I offshore wind farm is already connected to the “Borwin beta” platform. The Borwin2 HVDC submarine cable connection has a transmission capacity up to 800MW and consists of HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) cables produced by Prysmian.