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Solutions for offshore wind farms

Solutions for offshore wind farms

The BorWin Alpha of E.ON Netz in the North Sea is one of the biggest and most remote offshore wind farm cluster link projects in the world.

Sustainable and profitable

The power generated will be transmitted by ABB HVDC Light, a high voltage direct current transmission system enabling long distance transport with minimum loss.

Shielded seals

Turn-key vendor ABB Power Systems specified Roxtec EMC seals to ensure protection against water, fire, dust, and electromagnetic disturbance.

Offshore and onshore

Roxtec products are used throughout the entire project – by wind turbine manufacturers as well as transmission specialists.

Why use Roxtec?

  • Well-known EMC safety solution
  • Cost-effective installations
  • High demands for tightness and certificates
  • Support in design, purchase and installation phases
  • Flexibility for different sizes of cables and pipes

Project facts

Project description

New-build of offshore converter station platform, transmission link and onshore converter station

Owner

E.ON Netz, Germany

Turn-key vendor

ABB Power Systems, Sweden

Platform design

HF G Engineering US, USA

Platform fabrication

Heerema Vlissingen, the Netherlands

Installation contractor

Istimewa Elektro, the Netherlands

Applications

Cable and pipe seals in offshore wind farm and power transmission

Sealing requirements

Dust-tight, EMC solutions, fire-proof (A60) and watertight according to marine classification

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