Hellenic Cables signed a contract to supply export cables for the Baltica 2 offshore wind project. This significant project is a joint venture between Ørstedand PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a 50% – 50% partnership to drive forward the development of sustainable offshore wind energy projects.
Under the contract, Hellenic Cables will be responsible for the supply of 148km 275kV export cables with XLPE insulation. The scope will also encompass jointing, termination and testing works, which are integral to the project’s success.
Ørsted and PGE are developing the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, with a total potential capacity of up to 2.5GW, which will be developed in two stages. The first stage is the project in reference Baltica 2 which will feature an approximate capacity of 1.5GW. The project will grace the Polish part of the Baltic Sea, stretching between Łeba and Ustka.
Production of the submarine cables is set to commence in 2026, with the final products anticipated for delivery within the first half of 2027, according to the project’s delivery plan. The cables will be manufactured at Hellenic Cables’ vertically integrated state-of-the-art facility in Corinth, Greece. Renowned for its cable manufacturing prowess, Hellenic Cables stands ready to deliver top-tier solutions adhering to the highest industry standards.
This contract highlights Hellenic Cables’ vital role in the renewable energy sector and solidifies its commitment to delivering high-quality cable solutions.
Kostas Savvakis, General Manager at Hellenic Cables, said: “We are honoured to have been selected to provide our cables and services to the Baltica 2 project, furthering our commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions. Our expertise in submarine cable manufacturing, jointing, as well as termination and testing, will play a pivotal role in this offshore wind project. We look forward to delivering the project safely and efficiently”.
Image source: Courtesy of Hellenic Cables
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