NKT Firms Up Moray East Cable Deal

Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited and NKT have signed a final binding agreement for the delivery and installation of export cable systems on the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

Source: NKT

The scope of works includes the manufacture and delivery of approximately 175 kilometres of 220 kV AC offshore export cables, which will be installed by the NKT Victoria cable-laying vessel, and burial of the cables.

The cable installation is expected to start in 2020. The contract is valued at around EUR 150 million.

The Moray East wind farm will comprise 100 MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbines installed in the Outer Moray Firth off the north-east coast of Scotland. The wind farm is scheduled to be fully commissioned by 2021.

Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited is owned by EDP Renováveis S.A., ENGIE, and Diamond Generating Europe Ltd.