TKF scores Hollandse Kust Noord cable contract

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 07/07/2021 TKF

TKF has secured a contract with Van Oord to supply 140 km of 66 kV inter array cables for the
Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea.

The contracted scope for TKF in HKN includes the manufacturing and delivery of the aluminium core cables and accessories. The wind farm is located approximately 18 km from the Dutch coast, nearby Egmond aan Zee.


“We are proud to announce this contract with Van Oord. After a pleasant cooperation with Van Oord in the Windpark Fryslân project we look forward to working together and we trust to successfully complete this project”,
said Alexander van der Lof, Managing Director at TKF.


“We are very satisfied with TKF as a partner for the supply of the inter array cables at the HKN project.We particularly value the partnership as sustainable mainly due to TKF’s innovative cable design.Special to mention is that the cables of TKF will be produced in the Netherlands,"
said Arnoud Kuis, Managing Director Van Oord Offshore wind.


The
Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm is expected to be operational by 2023 with an installed capacity of 759 MW, generating at least 3.3 TWh per year. The wind farm will be located 18.5 km off the Dutch coast, near the town of Egmond aan Zee. Is it being developed subsidy free by the CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco.

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