EDS HV secures cable contract with RWE Renewables
EDS HV Group has secured
a five-year framework contract with RWE Renewables. The contract covers
all RWE's UK offshore wind farms, with the flexibility for EDS to work
across Europe and at other onshore sites.
The contract focuses primarily on cable fault response, identification
and repair work, but will enable RWE Renewables to access the wider service
offering of EDS too.
Under the framework agreement, EDS will manage all aspects of cable fault
response by mobilising engineers to test and identify the specific location
of a fault and provide a report with recommendations on fault rectification.
The high voltage electrical engineering firm will also support RWE Renewables
in the fault repair process.
Corrine Barry, Business Development Manager at EDS, said: “Being awarded
this framework by RWE Renewables, one of the largest developers in the
offshore wind industry is an exciting prospect and a testament to EDS’s
long-standing reputation within the renewables sector.”
Ryan Murphy, Head of Operations, added: “Over the past few years, the
offshore wind industry has experienced faults with several export and inter-array
cables. Whilst we’re working hard to provide proactive solutions to aid
the fault location process and provide more data insights during operation;
with the significant increase in offshore wind development globally, it
is inevitable that more faults will occur. Therefore we have positioned
ourselves appropriately to provide reactive fault response services centred
around safety and network availability.”