Walney 2 OFTO

Location: East Irish Sea & Stanah
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 2 Offshore Wind Farm.

Walney 2 Offshore Wind Farm is an OFGEM Round 2 assets and has the capacity to supply 183.6 MW of energy (130,036 homes powered annually) a similar size and construction to the Walney 1 wind farm which Athena PTS secured a contract for in September 2016.

Running from September 2017, the contract will also be managed in conjunction with RES (Renewable Energy Systems Ltd) and provide planned and reactive operations and maintenance for the Walney 2 Offshore Transmission Assets.

Jeff Fisher, Athena PTS Operations and Maintenance Manager, said: “This is our second O&M contract in the offshore transmission arena and provides us with the opportunity to further expand our OFTO capability. We hope to keep this momentum going into 2018 and continue our expansion in this growing market”.