Tekmar Energy to protect cables on East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink CPS, bellmouths and cover disks for ScottishPower renewables’ East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm.

VBMS has awarded contracts on the project to both Tekmar and JDR Cables, both based in the North East of England, who will supply of the Cable Protection Systems and Power Cables respectively.

The three companies also worked together on the Sandbank and Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm projects in the UK which were successfully completed incident free and ahead of schedule in 2016.

East Anglia ONE marks the second UK round 3 project Tekmar has protected the cables on after the Rampion Offshore Windfarm project which is currently in installation. To date Tekmar, as the market leaders, have worked on over 50 offshore wind projects across the globe and supplied more the 5,000 cable protection systems.

James Ritchie, CEO at Tekmar said, “Not only is East Anglia the second UK round 3 project we have worked on, it’s also the second 66kV cable project we have worked on which puts Tekmar at the forefront of cable protection on these new and innovative large scale projects of the future”.

With more than 30 years’ experience, Tekmar is the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of subsea cable, umbilical and flexible protection systems for the renewable energy and oil & gas industry.