JDR finalises cable delivery for 109-MW Changhua offshore wind project

JDR cables. Source: JDR Cable Systems

April 6 (Renewables Now) - UK subsea cables provider JDR Cable Systems has delivered the array and export cables it manufactured for the 109.2-MW Changhua Phase One offshore wind project off the coast of Taiwan.

The company, owned by the TFKable Group, said it had manufactured 65 kilometres of 33-kV cables at its facility in Hartlepool, the UK, with support from the group’s factory in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

The order was delivered to the customers, marine contractor Jan De Nul Group, whose cable-laying vessel Isaac Newton will transport the cables to Taiwan. A consortium of Jan De Nul and Japanese group Hitachi Ltd (TYO:6501) is the main contractor for the Changhua Phase One.

The project was developed by Taiwan Power Company (TPC). The wind farm, located off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County, will have 21 turbines each of 5.2 MW.

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