Hellenic Cables win Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm contract

By: Mark Casey

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06/09/2023 Hellenic Cables
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Hellenic Cables, the cables segment of Cenergy Holdings, has signed a contract for the supply of export cables for the Baltica 2 offshore wind project.

This is a joint venture between Ørsted and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a 50% – 50% partnership to drive forward the development of sustainable offshore wind energy projects.

Hellenic Cables will be responsible for the supply of 148km 275kV export cables with XLPE insulation.

The scope will encompass jointing, termination and testing works, which are integral to the project’s success.

Ørsted and PGE are developing the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, with a total potential capacity up to 2.5GW, which will be developed in two stages.

The first stage, is the project in reference Baltica 2 which will feature an approximate capacity of 1.5GW. The project will grace the Polish part of the Baltic Sea, stretching between Łeba and Ustka.

Production of the submarine cables is set to commence in 2026, with the final products anticipated for delivery within the first half of 2027, according to the project’s delivery plan.

The cables will be manufactured at Hellenic Cables’ vertically integrated state-of-the-art facility in Corinth, Greece. Kostas Savvakis,

General Manager at Hellenic Cables, added: “We are honored to have been selected to provide our cables and services to the Baltica 2 project, furthering our commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions. Our expertise in submarine cable manufacturing, jointing, as well as termination and testing, will play a pivotal role in this offshore wind project. We look forward to delivering the project safely and efficiently”.

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