Offshore Wind High Voltage specialists Visser & Smit Hanab has been awarded the contract by Van Oord Offshore Wind to perform all array cable Terminations and Testing work at Windpark Fryslân. The 89 wind turbines at Windpark Fryslân contains 33 kV inter-array cables which will be connected to the Onshore High Voltage Substation. Visser & Smit Hanab have been selected to carry out all termination and testing operations. The routing, termination and testing activities will commence as soon as the cable installation starts.
GOOD COOPERATION WITH VAN OORD
We are looking forward to continuing the cooperation with Van Oord, said Gerard Lak, General Manager Offshore Wind. “This will be our second project in a row with Van Oord and we are proud to have been selected based on the good cooperation between V&SH Offshore and Van Oord on the Borssele project. The termination and testing works of the array cables fits perfectly within our field of expertise. As we’re currently finalizing the installation of the Onshore export cable(s) for Windpark Fryslân as well.”,
Wind farm Fryslân is being built in the IJsselmeer. It is the largest wind farm in the world to be built in inland waterways. The wind farm consists of 89 turbines of 4.3 MW and produces a total of 382.7 MW of green electricity. This corresponds to the consumption of approximately 500,000 households.
Image source: Courtesy of Visser & Smit Hanab
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