Dong Energy awards Nexans wind-farm cables contract

Cable company Nexans has been awarded a contract by Dong Energy, based in Fredericia, Denmark, to supply the submarine cables and related accessories for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm.

The order, worth around €30m, also includes the installation and commissioning of the cables.

Roughly 160km of medium voltage 34kV cables are required to connect the 111 wind turbines together and to the offshore transformer station.

The cables will be produced at the Nexans plant based in Hanover in Germany and delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.