Hellenic Cables, a subsidiary of the Biochalco Group’s Cenergy, has completed the construction and delivery of 50 kilometers of cables for the transmission of energy from the Coast Virginia Offshore Wind in the USA.
The Greek company had undertaken the design, construction and storage of the submarine inter-array cables 66 kV, which connect the wind turbines to the offshore substation.
With this assignment, Hellenic Cables further consolidates its presence in the US offshore wind energy market, following the launch of the Mayflower Wind project in early 2020 for the construction of inter-array cables. In addition, the founding of Hellenic Cables America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, provides the company’s clients in the US with immediate support and know-how throughout the life of their projects.
The project will provide about 2.6 GW of clean energy from offshore wind farms, increasing the amount of electricity from renewable sources in Virginia households in the US.
The project will have many economic and environmental benefits for the Hampton Roads area. At the same time, it is an opportunity for the entire state of Virginia to acquire clean energy and achieve its economic and environmental goals.
Alexis Alexiou, CEO of Cenergy Holdings and Hellenic Cables, said: “We are proud to support Dominion Energy in this iconic project, one of the first commercial offshore wind farms in the US, with our world-class design expertise and cable construction. “This project also marks our contribution to the transition to clean energy in Virginia, the United States and the planet.”
Joshua Bennett, Vice President of Dominion Energy for Offshore Wind Energy, said: “Hellenic Cables is a global leader in industry and its many years of experience will help us provide clean renewable energy to our customers in Virginia.”