Hellenic Cables has been awarded by Hai Long 2 and 3 Offshore Wind Project, an Exclusivity and Capacity Agreement (ECA for the supply of 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories.
Hai Long offshore wind farm project in Taiwan will comprise of two Offshore Wind Farms (OWFs), Hai Long 2 (HL2) and Hai Long 3 (HL3), with a total installed capacity of 1,044 MW. The “Hai Long Offshore Wind Project” is one of Taiwan’s largest offshore wind farms jointly developed by Northland Power Inc., Yushan Energy Pte Ltd and Mitsui & Co. The project will be located 40-50 kilometres off the Changhua coast with a water depth of 35-55 metres. HL2 is split between two sub-wind farms, HL2A with a maximum installed capacity of 300MW and HL2B with a maximum installed capacity of 232MW. HL3 has a maximum installed capacity of 512MW.
Under the ECA, Hellenic Cables will supply approximately 140 km of 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories. The cables will be produced at Hellenic Cables’ vertically integrated, state-of-the-art submarine cables plant in Corinth, Greece. At the same time, the manufacturing is expected to be completed in Q1 of 2024 for Hai Long 2 and in Q4 of the same year for Hai Long 3.
“Hellenic Cables’ state-of-the-art inter-array cables and accessories provide our customers with the assurance of top quality and sustainable products, which contribute substantially to the energy transition of Taiwan. At Hellenic Cables, we are delighted with our new collaboration with Hai Long Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd, which can be a great path for the energy transformation journey,” commented Mr. Alexis Alexiou, CEO of Cenergy Holdings and Hellenic Cables.
Felipe Montero, Project Director of Hai Long Offshore Wind Project, said: “We are delighted to have secured Hellenic Cables as our cable manufacturer and to be establishing this cooperation. Hellenic Cables is taking a critical scope in our project and we’re pleased to have this scope taken care of by a market leader in submarine cables manufacturing, such as Hellenic Cables.”
Image source: Courtesy of Hellenic Cables
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