CWind secures cable contract for Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, announced that it has been successfully awarded a contract to deliver all cable pull-in services for 66 offshore wind turbines and one offshore substation at Merkur Offshore Wind Farm. The 396-MW Merkur project is currently being constructed 45 km from the island of Borkum in

German company wpd windmanager to offer cable tests and diagnosis as service

Wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. has extended its service portfolio with its own cable tests van for testing and diagnosis of any and all cabling.

JDR selected as preferred cable supplier for Windfloat Atlantic project

JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the Windfloat Atlantic 25 MW floating wind farm.

Southwire launches multi-strand aluminum cable ideal for down-tower applications

Southwire has launched a new multi-strand, high-quality aluminum cable with installation, cost, and safety advantages that make it particularly suitable for down-tower wind turbine applications. “The wind industry is expected to continue its robust growth as a top source of renewable energy generating capacity in the country,” said Brad Pollard, OEM sales manager. “The addition

Your wind turbine’s power and data cables may be wearing faster than you think

This cable wear can appear only a few months after the start of operations but is often missed or overlooked during end-of-warranty inspections or when competing with other major corrective action.

7 questions to ask about your subsea terminations

When searching for the proper cable terminations, cable stoppers, or subsea terminations, ask yourself these 7 important questions:

Helukabel’s XLPE-Insulated TRAYCONTROL X surpasses mechanical tests

The TRAYCONTROL X passed the UL -40°C Cold Bend Test and a HELUKABEL torsion test of 10,000 torsion cycles.

A few ideas for better offshore cabling

By Maryruth Belsey Priebe IQPC GmbH This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Despite the critical role cables perform at wind facilities, the devices are too often an afterthought during project planning. A push for faster wind-farm installations and lower project caps and

General Cable named a Gold Edison Awards’ Innovation winner

The Edison Awards recently announced that General Cable was voted a Gold Winner for Innovation in the Energy and Sustainability category. This year, the awards are celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence of new products and services. General Cable President and Chief Executive Officer, Mike McDonnell, joined hundreds of senior executives

Trelleborg successfully completes wet testing of NjordGuard

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has successfully completed a series of wet tests to verify the capabilities and functionality of its NjordGuard cable protection system.