The Dudgeon cable will be among the longest yet seen in UK offshore wind
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By Andrew Lee in London
Tuesday, February 11 2014
The power and
automation group will design and supply two 132-kV AC cables, each of 42km, running from the wind farm’s offshore substation to
Weybourne Hope, near Sheringham, Norfolk.
The cables –among
the longest yet ordered for a UK offshore wind project – will be manufactured
at ABB’s factory in Karlskrona, Sweden, with delivery starting in 2016.
Dudgeon is a joint project
by Norwegian partners Statoil and Statkraft, who have already worked together
on the nearby Sheringham Shoal wind farm.
Last month the
developers said they will use 6MW Siemens turbines at the wind farm under a
deal that will also see the German group supply O&M services.
A final investment decision on Dudgeon is expected in the
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