NKT awarded supply contract for the Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the UK
- Mar 31, 2023 11:51 am GMT
Announcement No. 11
NKT awarded supply contract for the Hornsea 3
NKT has been awarded a supply contract for the delivery of the high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable system to the Hornsea 3 project which is being developed by Ørsted. For NKT, the final order has an estimated contract value of approx.
The contract will comprise the design, manufacturing, jointing and termination of the export power cable system for Hornsea 3 which will include two circuits with a route length of approx. 170 km 320 kV DC offshore cable, 50 km 320 kV DC onshore cable as well as four circuits for 1.5 km route of 400 kV AC onshore cable. The DC system will connect the wind turbines with the substation while the AC cables will connect the substation to the national grid.
- In Q2 2022, we completed the power cable system for Hornsea 2 and we are proud to continue our long-term collaboration with Ørsted on Hornsea 3. It is a testament to our shared commitment of delivering more offshore wind energy to the
Subject to Ørsted taking a final investment decision, Hornsea 3 will be located in the
- Hornsea 3 will provide low-cost, clean energy at great scale. Delivering such a project requires market-leading capabilities from our contractor partners, and we are therefore delighted to build upon our successful collaboration with NKT on Hornsea 2 as we embark on our next major project together, says
NKT will produce the power cables at the high-voltage factory in Karlskrona,
The contract does not change the 2023 financial outlook for NKT.
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