29 May 2024

Sumitomo Electric to Supply 132kV Submarine Power Cables to UK Wind Farm

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has been awarded a contract to supply 132kV submarine power cable for Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, located approximately 15 km off the North Coast of Wales.

This represents another milestone for Sumitomo Electric in enhancing the quality and reliability of offshore wind transmission systems in the UK.

Sumitomo Electric has demonstrated a proven track record in the development of renewable energy and the trade of such energy between European countries and regions. This includes the successful commissioning of the 1000-megawatt NEMO HVDC interconnector between the UK and Belgium in 2019, followed by five years of successful operation with outstanding performance of 99.5% system availability. The contract for Gwynt y Môr will further strengthen its position in the renewable energy market.

Sumitomo Electric remains committed to supporting the energy transmission sector in Europe with its innovative transmission cable technologies backed by proven quality and reliability.

■ Reference
・Press release on May 14, 2021
 Sumitomo Electric Wins Offshore Wind Cable Contract with UK’s Gwynt y Môr OFTO


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