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• providing turnkey solutions for Veja Mate wind farm
• Design, supply and installation of HV-offshore transformer station
• reduction of CO2 emissions by over 570,000 tonnes per year
MUMBAI, India – (BUSINESS WIRE) – 05/19/2015 –
The Avantha Group Company CG along with the other consortium partners Cofely, Fabricom and lemants, have been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation of a 400 MW HV-offshore transformer station for the Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH. Design works for CG include electrical work, network compliance studies, the provision of the HV / MV power equipment, installation and commissioning. The equipment is in the 400-MW -Offshore -Umspannwerk for the Veja Mate wind farm installed, the approximately 100 kilometers is located in the North Sea off the coast of Germany. The project will be commissioned before the end of 2017.
The 400 MW Veja Mate wind farm comprises 67 wind turbines (6MW) and is connected to the German high-voltage grid on the BorWin2-converter platform. Veja Mate will produce enough electricity in order to supply more than 280,000 households and helps to reduce CO2 emissions by over 570,000 tons per year.
The project is part of the growing list of twelve offshore substations that based on the AC high voltage solutions CG. It has a total capacity of nearly 3,500 MW of offshore wind energy. The total contract value of these offshore wind projects with high-voltage transmission capacity, including Veja Mate, is around 200 million euros.
Offshore wind power provides with regard to the European goal of winning 20 percent of energy from renewable sources, a significant . component is present, twelve projects under way, the increase in the installed capacity completed by around three GW and increase overall capacity in Europe to nearly eleven GW (Source: EWEA report 2014)
CG. was chosen because of its extensive experience and track record in relation to the provision of HV / MV solutions for the offshore industry. The interconnect technology and products of CG were elected high efficiency and cost-effectiveness due to their high reliability. The proven technology and the expertise of the company come in to other platforms in the North Sea for use, including Belwind, Northwind, Luchterduinen, Gemini, Butendiek, Amrumbank and others.
The CEO and Managing Director of Avantha Group Company CG Laurent Demortier : “We are delighted that Veja Mate has selected our experienced and dedicated offshore team for their offshore wind farm. CG is a leader in substations for offshore wind farms and our entire offer in the renewable energy sector is gaining recognition in the industry. The project is consistent with our strategy for renewable energies. It provides another opportunity is to use the unique technology and expertise of CG with respect to the HVAC grid connection for offshore wind farms and to support the German Government in the further reduction of carbon emissions and the development of green energy. “
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