Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract, worth up to EUR 13 million, by Tideway B.V. for the Rentel offshore wind farm project.
The Rentel wind farm is located approximately 34 km from the Port of Zeebrugge and approximately 40 km from Oostende off the Belgian coast.
It will consist of 42 Siemens D7 type wind turbines and will produce nearly 309 MW at its peak, supplying CO2 friendly electricity to 285.000 households.
Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture and supply of the 33 kV submarine cables in various cross-sections, together with the related cable accessories. Prysmian will also provide the offshore cable termination and testing services.
The cables will be produced in the Prysmian facility in Drammen, Norway. The cables are planned to be delivered in summer 2017, whilst the termination works are scheduled to be completed in Spring 2018, the company informed.