Nexans has been appointed by SSE as the preferred supplier to design, manufacture and install the onshore and offshore export cables for the Phase 1 development of the Seagreen offshore wind farm project. Currently under construction off the Angus coast, Phase 1 comprises the Seagreen Alpha and Bravo wind farms. With a combined capacity of 1,075MW, they will form the largest windfarm project in Scotland when they come on line in 2024.

Nexans will supply and install the three 65 km offshore export cables and three 20 km onshore export cables for the project.

Seagreen Project Director John Hill said: “We are pleased to announce Nexans as our preferred supplier to design, supply and install the onshore and offshore export cable. Nexans is one world leaders in this field and this agreement is a major step forward for the Seagreen project.”

Vincent Desale, Nexans SEVP for the Subsea and Land System Business Group commented: “We are delighted to receive this agreement from SSE and we are excited to be helping to bring the biggest windfarm in Scotland to life.”

SSE Renewables, Seagreen’s owner, is hosting a number of “Meet the Buyer” events on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of November in Inverness, Aberdeen and Dundee respectively to promote contract opportunities for local companies to engage with the Seagreen project, Nexans will be attending these events to meet with members of the supply chain and discuss their service offerings for the project.

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