Tekmar Energy has secured a contract from cable manufacturer Prysmian Group to supply its Generation 10 TekTube Cable Protection System (CPS) for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK.
The 450MW NnG project, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, is located in the Firth of Forth, Scotland. Once complete the project has the potential to generate enough renewable energy to supply power to around 375,000 Scottish homes.
The latest generation of Tekmar Energy’s TekTube CPS will protect NnG’s subsea export cables as they transition from the seabed through the dynamic zone.
The systems will be delivered in 2021 from the companies manufacturing facility in the North East of England, where significant investment has been made to ready the facility for Generation 10 production, which started at the beginning of this year.
“We are delighted that Prysmian Group has selected our latest advancement in CPS technology for deployment on NnG. The award reflects the offshore markets continued confidence in our industry-leading cable protection solutions and is a testament to our teams’ commitment to continual product development.”Russell Edmondson, managing director at Tekmar Energy.