Hartlepool’s JDR Cables is to supply cabling for the United States largest wind farm in a £220m deal. JDR will work with US-based Wind Inc on the Maryland development and are expected to install hundreds of miles of cabling on the project.
122miles inter array cable, 112 miles of export cable and various accessories will be produced for what is JDR’s largest cabling contract to date. JDR are also expecting more major contracts in the near future for ‘next generation’ high voltage cabling.
David Currie, JDR chief executive, said: “The US is a growing market opportunity and this contract award demonstrates customer confidence in JDR as the leading cable partner.
“We are extremely proud to be selected by US Wind Inc for the full cable package and our offering will play an important role in ensuring its success.”