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Tekmar selected for Formosa 1 phase 2

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Tekmar Energy have announced that subsea power cable provider JDR Cables, part of TFKable Group, have selected the Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm.

Formosa 1 Phase 2 is a project located 6 km from the shore of Taiwan, consisting of 20 turbines and will provide a total of 122 MW in water depth of approximately 15 – 30 m. The project is set for completion in 2019.

For the project the company will be providing approximately 60 cable protection systems and a further 60 hang off clamps which hold the subsea cable in place within the turbine transition piece.

Russell Edmondson, the company’s Managing Director said: “We are delighted for the company to be selected as the cable protection system and hang off supplier for Formosa 1 phase 2. This continues Tekmar’s relationship with JDR Cables and furthers our position as the world market leader in offshore wind cable protection systems.”

The award also continues the success of Tekmar in the region, after being selected Formosa 1 Phase 1.

The project will mark the company’s 67th project within the industry, retaining its record of having worked on the most offshore wind projects worldwide.

Paul Marsh, Projects Director at JDR Cables said: “Cable protection systems are vital for protecting the subsea cables of offshore wind farm projects. We have worked with Tekmar for many years and Formosa 1 phase 2 builds on our trusted relationship on this exciting project.”

As part of the project, the company will be supplying its TekLink® cable protection system for all inter array and export cables.

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