VBMS nails EA1 wire job
€100m contract for inter-array cables at 714MW project
ScottishPower Renewables has awarded VBMS a €100m inter-array cabling contract for the 714MW East Anglia 1 offshore wind farm off the UK’s Suffolk coast.
The work will cover the supply, installation, burial, termination and testing of 102 66kV cables.
It will start in the first quarter of 2019 with completion scheduled for mid-2020.
SPR director for East Anglia 1 Charlie Jordan said: “VBMS have a great deal of experience and expertise in delivering subsea power cable installations.
“We look forward to working with them on East Anglia ONE, and we are pleased that another major element of our project is progressing well.
“Like all of our contracts, we will be working hard to deliver as much UK content as possible as well.”
East Anglia 1 will consist of 102 Siemens 7MW turbines.