Suzlon deploys Nexans’ end to end cable solutions for wind farm projects in Brazil

Nexans is helping Suzlon achieve effective and reliable connections for around 150 wind turbine generators installed in major wind farm projects across Brazil

Paris, February 25, 2014 – Suzlon, one of the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturers, has turned to Nexans to support its major projects in Brazil with complete end to end cable solutions that will ensure effective, efficient and reliable connections for some 150 wind turbine generators (WTGs). The total contract value is worth around €11 million.

Suzlon deploys Nexans’ end to end cable solutions for wind farm projects in BrazilIn two framework agreements with Suzlon, Nexans is supplying its WINDLINK® LV and MV tower cables, site kits and accessories together with MV inter-array cables and HV export cables that form the connection to local substations. This enables Suzlon to benefit from advanced, fully integrated, end-to-end cable solutions that cover not only the products, but also comprehensive technical and logistical support.

While the wind farm projects are located across Brazil, Nexans is delivering the cables to Suzlon production sites around the world including Vietnam, Indonesia, South Korea and Brazil.

Hemant Prabhakar, Nexans’ Group Key Account Manager for Suzlon, said: "Our high level of involvement with Suzlon is a perfect illustration of how Nexans continues to extend its service well beyond simply supplying cables to supporting wind industry customers with complete solutions, technical documentation, logistics and site supervision."

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