Alstom wins contract extension for UK offshore wind farm

Alstom has won a three-year service contract from Norwegian energy company Statkraft for the substations of the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm in the UK. Sheringham Shoal wind farm

Located off the east coast of England, Sheringham Shoal consists of 88 wind turbines.

The contract awarded to Alstom is an extension of an existing one and covers emergency support as well as preventive maintenance for one onshore and two offshore substations serving the wind farm.

The scope of the maintenance contract includes disconnectors, 132 kV and 33 kV gas insulated switchgear, 132 kV and 33 kV 90 MVA transformers, a 132 kV 60 MVAr shunt reactor, substation automation as well as telecommunications systems and protection. It also includes a 24/7 rapid response to the customer.

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