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JDR takes part in Offshore Wind North East Conference and Exhibition organised by NOF Energy

: Offshore Wind North East Conference and Exhibition is a cyclical event dedicated to the development of the wind energy sector, organised from 7th to 9th November 2018 in Newton Aycliffe. This year’s industry meeting will attract over 300 participants representing the most important directions of the industry’s development.

JDR Cable Systems, has been successfully delivering specialised cable systems to the sector, this will again have the opportunity to present the most important completed projects during the exhibition planned on November 8th.

Mike Lovell, Sales Director Renewables at JDR, said: I am pleased that we are involved in offshore wind week organized by NOF Energy. From the perspective of JDR, it is not only an opportunity to present the current production potential and unique solutions offered in the industry, but also a perfect place where designers, installers and representatives involved in numerous wind farm projects can meet.

This industry meeting points to good prospects and further opportunities for the development of the wind energy sector on the UK market.”

This year, during the event delegates from 40 associated companies will have the opportunity to visit the production plant in Hartlepool. Over the previous weeks  production and delivery of Hornsea 1 project has been completed. A Networking Dinner is also planned, this will allow an exchange of knowledge in relation to the creation of effective supply chains.

Hornsea 1 project Info:  JDR will deliver inter array cables together with electrical & mechanical accessories and testing & termination works for the Eastern and Western Cluster of the Hornsea One Wind Farm.

The windfarm is located approximately 120km off the Yorkshire coast in a water depth of between 20-40m. The Eastern and Western Clusters consist of 58 wind turbines and 1 Offshore Substation (OSS) and will have an installed capacity of 406MW per Cluster. JDR signed the contract in November 2016, with the power cores and fibre optic cables commencing manufacture in August 2017. In total, JDR will manufacture and supply 245km of 150mm2, 500mm2 and 630mm2 33Kv inter array cables together with electrical and mechanical accessories including T-Connectors, Fibre Optic Boxes and Hang-off’s. JDR will also provide the offshore terminations and testing work through approx 60 Offshore Technicians to both Eastern and Western Clusters.

JDR’s base at Hartlepool dock is a 28,000 square metres, and is a state-of-the-art facility for manufacturing and engineering subsea power cables and umbilicals.  Hartlepool’s deepwater quay has easy access to North Sea shipping lanes which means we can spool cables directly from the factory, to offshore cable laying vessels moored in the quay. The Hartlepool facility houses four 2,200 tonne and two 4,000 tonne covered carousels, one of the world’s largest vertical lay-up machines (VLM), a high capacity, high specification horizontal lay-up machine (HLM), armouring lines and a range of other world class machinery of which are utilized for the reliable manufacture of subsea umbilicals and power cables for both the oil and gas and renewable markets.

JDR’s Hartlepool facility is a Centre of Excellence for cable and umbilical manufacture and umbilical solutions for the offshore wind energy and oil and gas industries.

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 About JDR Cable Systems

JDR’s world-leading solutions bring power and control to energy systems in the global offshore oil, gas and renewable industries. For more than 20 years, we have built our success on our technical expertise and reliability. Every market we enter, every customer we serve, and every project we deliver benefits from exactly the same dedication to technical quality, service and support.

In designing, manufacturing, delivering, installing and supporting subsea power cables and umbilical systems, our engineers and manufacturers are committed to providing products and services of the highest quality. We deliver consistently reliable solutions through our specialist engineering and experienced project management teams. Our 24/7 service and support throughout the product lifecycle meets even the most complex and demanding project requirements.


About TFKable Group

TFKable Group is a leading global producer of wires and cables, with a significant number of production plants around Europe and a Cable Waste Recycling Department in Poland and sales offices globally. With their HQ in Poland, TFKable Group employs approximately 4,000 people and consists of several trading companies. TFKable Group offers 25,000 types of wires and cables, which are sold in 80 countries. With a consistent growth strategy based on client portfolio diversification, TFKable Group has cemented its position as a world leader in the cable business, with significant further development potential.