Germany, Berlin: Siemens and Petrofac consortium has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea.
Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The scope of supply includes the entire high-voltage equipment of the grid access system as well as the complete onland station.
Siemens will supply two power transformers per station at a rating of about 670 MVA as well as the entire air and gas insulated high-voltage switchgear equipment. The company is also responsible for the overall construction works of the onland station.
The HVDC converter modules and power transformers are going to be designed, manufactured and tested at the Siemens converter factory in Nuremberg.