Nexans to supply cables for Lincs wind farm

Cable manufacturer Nexans has been awarded a contract to supply the medium-voltage submarine array cables and associated accessories for the 270MW Lincs offshore wind farm, to be constructed off the east coast of England.

The contract covers the design, manufacture and supply of 64.8km of three-core cable with a conductor cross-section of 185mm² and 20.5km of three-core cable with a conductor cross-section of 630mm², together with the required installation and connection accessories.

In addition to the power cores, the cables will also incorporate fibre-optic cables for the monitoring and control of the wind farm.