SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE (June 19th, 2023), Atlantique Offshore Energy, Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s Business Unit dedicated to Marine Energy has been selected by RWE as preferred supplier to execute Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning of the Electrical Offshore Substations required for two offshore wind farms in the German North Sea, called Nordseecluster A . Installation at sea is expected in 2026.
This contract includes two substations, one of 435 MW and one of 225 MW, with their respective foundations.
These two substations will collect, transform and inject into the grid via the HVDC converter DolWin 6, the electricity generated by the offshore wind turbines.
This contract will be an important sign of credit from the market of the offshore wind industry for Atlantique Offshore Energy.
Sven Schulemann, RWE’s Managing Director of the Nordseecluster: “With this agreement we have passed the next milestone on the way to completing the first two offshore wind farms of our Nordseecluster. When they become operational in 2027, we will be making a further contribution towards supporting the decarbonisation drive in our home market. After the successful delivery of the Arkona offshore substation in 2018, we are looking forward to working with Atlantique Offshore Energy again.”
“This signature is an excellent news for our teams at AOE and our entire business network working with us to build the substations, with visibility until 2026.” says Frederic Grizaud, Director of Atlantique Offshore Energy. “We are very happy and proud to welcome back a customer like RWE, a worldwide leader of our industry, and to contribute to the very dynamic development of the German offshore wind market.”