- Published: 01 October 2021 01 October 2021
Prysmian Group has announced the obtainment of the Notice to Proceed for the approximately €200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for the 800MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm.
The Vineyard OWF will consist of an array of 62 wind turbines. The company is responsible for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of an High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) cable system composed of two 220 kV three-core cables utilising extruded XLPE insulation. The project requires a total of 134 km of power cables. The submarine cables will be produced in Pikkala, Finland and Arco Felice, Italy. Prysmian will also provide PRY-CAM permanent monitoring solutions, Installation operations will be performed by Prysmian Group’s cable laying vessels Cable Enterprise and Ulisse. Delivery and commissioning of the project are scheduled for Q4 2023. Vineyard Wind, LLC is owned by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and by Avangrid Renewables (part of the Iberdrola Group).