Ailes Marines, the Iberdrola company in charge of the development, construction, installation and operation of the offshore wind farm of the bay of Saint-Brieuc has awarded the joint venture Iemants (subsidiary of Smulders) and Engie Solutions the contract to construct an offshore substation for the Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm.
The scope of work consists of the engineering, construction, installation, connection and testing of the offshore substation. The Saint-Brieuc offshore substation consists of a 63-meter-high jacket of 1,630 T and 315 T piles and a topside weighing approx. 3,400 T. The topside is 55 meters long, 31 meters wide and 23 meters high.
Iemants is responsible for the engineering and construction of the steel structures for both the topside and jacket. ENGIE Solutions is responsible for the engineering, procurement, integration, construction and testing (on- and offshore) of all LV, MV, HV and auxiliary systems for the jacket and topside of the Saint Brieuc offshore substation. Engineering -and construction works have already been started for the topside and jacket. Sail away of both the topside and jacket is scheduled for the spring/summer of 2022.The Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm covers a total area of 75 km² and will have a total capacity of 496 MW.