Walney 1 OFTO

Location: East Irish Sea & Heysham
Client: Renewable Energy Systems LTD

Athena PTS have been awarded a five-year contract to provide Operations and Maintenance management of the High Voltage Transmission Network at Walney 1 Offshore Wind Farm.

Walney 1 Offshore Wind Farm has been operational since 2011 and has the capacity to supply 183.6 MW of energy (130,036 homes powered annually).

Running from September 2016, the contract will be managed in conjunction with RES (Renewable Energy Systems Ltd) and provide planned and reactive operations and maintenance for the Walney 1 Offshore Transmission Assets.

Mark Skeels, Athena PTS Operations Director, said: “We really wanted to play a part in the delivery of electrical services to the offshore renewables market and this is a fantastic achievement. We look forward to working with RES and building a relationship that delivers on this and many future renewables projects”.