Wind Energy – Floating Wind
Aibel and Nexans will collaborate on the exchange of relevant information to strengthen the companies’ technical development and position in the market for floating offshore wind.
In recent years, Aibel has established a leading position as supplier of converter platforms for bottom-fixed offshore wind farms, while Nexans is a leading supplier of high-voltage cables and other associated equipment.
With the new collaboration, Aibel and Nexans aim to strengthen the development and position of deliveries to the market for floating offshore wind. The collaboration does not constitute an exclusive obligation, but the parties see great advantages in the mutual exchange of data and information. This will contribute to accelerate technological development and optimization of the companies’ deliveries within floating offshore wind.
Nexans has recently developed and been awarded a contract for the world’s first deep-water dynamic cable at 145 kV. The technology behind this is one of several technological jigsaw pieces, along with extensive experience from the delivery of dynamic systems, which are central to the way forward towards dynamic export cables for floating offshore wind.
Aibel and Nexans will also actively explore and carry out joint development projects to the extent it is useful, and together investigate and pursue opportunities for participation in research projects.