Ørsted Selects Tekmar Energy for Borssele 1 & 2
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar) are pleased to announce Ørsted (the former DONG Energy) have selected their patented Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for their Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Windfarm Project.
Alongside this recent win, Tekmar are also pleased to announce they have successfully won a place on Ørsted’s six-year framework for providing Cable Protection Systems on their future projects. Borssele 1 & 2, a 752MW project which will go into construction off the coast of the Netherlands in 2020 is of significance being one of the first projects to start a trend of significant price reductions within the offshore windfarm industry.
Tekmar says, “One core value for Tekmar is its customers and we therefore could not be more pleased that Ørsted have chosen Tekmar not only for the Borssele 1 & 2 project, but also to be part of a framework going forward. This supports our vision to want to be the partner of choice and will drive us to innovate to support in cost and risk reduction for this project and the next generation of offshore wind farms.” As part of Borssele 1 & 2, Tekmar will be supplying their latest TekLink Generation 8 CPS, which has been developed for Ørsted offering a new, innovative and marketing leading approach to improved O&M risk and cost reduction. Borssele 1& 2 marks Tekmar’s 64th project within the offshore wind industry, taking the total number of systems that they have supplied to well over 6,200.