horne & Derrick International are Specialist Suppliers to the UK and international Offshore Wind Industry of products to provide safe and reliable LV HV Electrical Cable Termination, Jointing, Installation & Power Systems up to 66kV.
We are based in North-East England, recognised as a key strategic location to service the offshore renewables energy market in the UK, from the North Sea to the Nordics – our Exports Division support international offshore wind power projects from USA to China.
Key Product Categories: Connectors, Joints & Terminations MV HV | Cable Preparation & Jointing Tools | Duct Seals | Cable Transits | Cable Cleats | Cable Glands | Electrical Safety | Arc Flash Clothing & Protection | Cable Pulling | Earthing & Lightning Protection | Feeder Pillars
Main UK Stockists for: 3M Electrical, PFISTERER Connex, Nexans Power Cable Accessories (Euromold), Alroc, Ellis Patents, ABB, Roxtec, Cembre & CATU Electrical.
1 Block Island Offshore Wind Farm USA | GE Renewable Energy | Thorne & Derrick, as Approved Vendors to GE Renewable Energy, supplied Earthing, Static Discharging & Electrical Safety Equipment to the substations plus a 33kV Cable Accessories package to power, joint and connect the medium voltage switchgear and transformers.
2 Operational Offshore Wind Farms (12 Locations) | Orsted | Thorne & Derrick, as Approved Vendors to Orsted, supplied both standard and customised heat shrink joints manufactured by Nexans to enable planned maintenance and repair of the ABB, NKT, TFK & Prysmian High Voltage Cables – included land and subsea cable systems operating at 33kV.
3 Multiple Offshore Wind Farm Assets | JDR Cable Systems | Thorne & Derrick, as Approved Vendors to JDR Cable Systems, developed MV Jointers Tool Kits to provide offshore wind technicians with the specialist tools needed to prepare inter array cables up to 33kV prior to the installation of joints, terminations or connectors to the highest standard – included tools to enable the removal of the cable outersheath, insulation (XLPE) and semicon screens.
The Jointers Tool Kits are designed to provide their jointers with the specialist cable tools needed to prepare inter array cables up to 33kV prior to the installation of joints, terminations or connectors to the highest standard.
4 Bespoke & Standard Cable Clamps, Saddles & Cleats | Developed client customised cable support and cleat systems for high voltage cables in the nacelle/tower of WTG’s for a world leading manufacturer of wind turbines currently under NDA.
We are also approved vendors to SSE Renewables, Swire Energy Services (ALL NRG), Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Correll Group, Van Oord, Vattenfall, Boskalis and other leading renewable energy companies throughout the world.
5 Cable Pull-in Equipment | Working with Balfour Beatty plc on the Viking Link project Thorne & Derrick supplied a range of cable drum handling, socks, rollers and lubrication products to enable the safe pulling and trenching of high voltage power cables.