Tekmar to Provide Cable Protection for Hornsea Two OWF

Tekmar Energy has secured the its largest contract win to date from Ørsted for the supply of the cable protection system product, TekLink, for Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.

The contract is worth no less than £5 million.

As part of the project, Tekmar will be supplying TekLink Generation 8 cable protection system for all inter array and export cables.

For the project Tekmar will be providing 346 cable protection systems and a further 30 bellmouths, for both the array and export cables, protecting each and every subsea cable as they enter and exit the underwater foundations.

James Ritchie, CEO of Tekmar Group, said: “We are delighted that Tekmar Energy has been chosen, once again, to supply product for a major offshore wind development. The award reflects the value proposition that our technology offers and the confidence the industry has in our products and our ability to deliver large scopes of work.

Russell Edmondson, managing director of Tekmar Energy said: “We are delighted for Tekmar to be selected as the cable protection system and bellmouth supplier for Hornsea Two. This is one of the most significant projects in the industry to date. This continues Tekmar’s excellent relationship with Ørsted and is part of our 6-year framework for providing Cable Protection Systems on their future projects.”

Hornsea Two is the sister project to Hornsea One and comprises of 165 turbines with a combined total capacity of 1.4 GW. Located in the North Sea 89 km off the Yorkshire coast, Hornsea Two will provide clean electricity to well over 1.3 million homes and is set for completion in 2022.

Patrick Harnett, EPC director for Ørsted, added: “Hornsea Two is a game-changing renewable energy project in terms of both size and cost.  The North East continues to play an important role in manufacturing components for our portfolio of world-leading offshore wind farms, with hundreds of Cable Protection Systems, Transition Pieces and kilometers of array cables coming from the region.

“We are very proud to be a part of the ongoing offshore wind development in the region and we are committed to further developing a competitive UK supply chain that can support Ørsted’s projects in the UK and around the world.”

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