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April 1st, 2020: JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, owned by the TFKable Group, has completed the delivery of subsea power cables and accessories to Jan De Nul Group for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Wind Farm Phase One (Changhua).
JDR designed and manufactured 65km of array and export cable to transmit power from the wind turbines to the shore. The 33kV cables were manufactured at JDR’s state-of-the-art facility in Hartlepool, UK, supported by its group facility in Bydgoszcz, Poland, before being successfully loaded onto the Cable Laying Vessel Isaac Newton for transport and installation in Taiwan by Jan De Nul Group.
Paul Marsh, Project Director at JDR, says: “This is our second project in Taiwan and we are thrilled to be a part of the local offshore wind success story. We delivered the cables on time to our customer, Jan De Nul Group, and we have once again enjoyed working alongside them in this emerging region.”
The project is located off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan. It is being developed by Taipower with a consortium of Jan De Nul Group and Hitachi Ltd. as the project’s main contractor. Phase One will see the installation and commissioning of 21 5.2MW offshore wind turbines giving a total capacity of approximately 110MW.
About JDR Cable Systems
JDR’s world-leading solutions bring power and control to energy systems in the global offshore oil, gas and renewables industries. For more than 20 years, we have built our success on our technical expertise and reliability. Every market we enter, every customer we serve, and every project we deliver benefits from exactly the same dedication to technical quality, service and support.
In designing, manufacturing, delivering, installing and supporting subsea power cables and umbilical systems, our engineers and manufacturers are committed to providing products and services of the highest quality. We deliver consistently reliable solutions through our specialist engineering and experienced project management teams. Our 24/7 service and support throughout the product lifecycle meets even the most complex and demanding project requirements.
About TFKable Group
TFKable Group is a leading global producer of wires and cables, with a significant number of production plants around Europe and a Cable Waste Recycling Department in Poland and sales offices globally. With their HQ in Poland, TFKable Group employs approximately 4,000 people and consists of several trading companies. TFKable Group offers 25,000 types of wires and cables, which are sold in 80 countries. With a consistent growth strategy based on client portfolio diversification, TFKable Group has cemented its position as a world leader in the cable business, with significant further development potential.