2022-10-03
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/42036-nkt-copper-cables-wind-farm-offshore-carbon-footprint-power-cable-hvdc-net-zero-emissions-dogger-bank-c-uk

NKT to use low-carbon copper cables for world's largest OWF

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The use of low-carbon copper will significantly reduce the carbon footprint of NKTs power cables as it comes with less than half the carbon footprint of standard copper.

Official Press Release NKT:

NKT produces world’s first HVDC power cables using low-carbon copper

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NKT produces world’s first HVDC power cables using low-carbon copper

NKT will produce cables for Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, using low-carbon copper sourced from a mine in Sweden. The initiative will reduce the carbon footprint of the HVDC power cables by more than 35 % and is part of NKT’s ambition to become a net-zero emissions company no later than 2050.

NKT, its supplier and customers have entered into an agreement to use low-carbon copper for the 320 kV HVDC cables, which NKT is delivering to the Dogger Bank C in the North Sea, that is being developed by SSE Renewables, Equinor and Eni Plenitude. The use of low-carbon copper will reduce the carbon footprint of the HV power cable system by more than 23,000 metric tons of CO2e,1 which is equivalent to 7,700 average family... ... More: Official Press Release NKT

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NKT, copper, cables, wind farm, offshore, carbon footprint, power cable, HVDC, net zero, emissions, Dogger Bank C, UK







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