Resa Group participates in the final parts of the construction work for the Andalucía Marine Substation in the Baltic Sea.
The marine substation, which was commissioned under the name “Andalucía” at the beginning of August at a ceremony in the port of Cádiz, will be used jointly by Iberdrola and 50Hertz, the operator of the electricity system of the German Baltic Sea region.
The substation is part of the Wikinger Marine Wind Farm, the largest deep-water one yet put into service anywhere in the world. Iberdrola envisages fitting this offshore complex with leading-edge technology, with turbines 150 metres high, covering a sea area of 32 square kilometres. investment of 1,400 million euros, the largest ever committed by a Spanish company to renewable energies. 350 megawatts of power which will supply electricity to about 350,000 homes from the end of 2017.
In this major work of engineering designed by Iberdrola, Resa will provide specific scaffolding services until the end of 2016, providing about 20 tonnes of material and 15 operatives specifically trained for work in the most extreme weather conditions thanks to their GWO BST OFFSHORE accreditation.
All the structural components of the substation except the electrical equipment were manufactured at the Navantia shipyard in Puerto Real, Cádiz, a site where Resa Group works on a permanent basis.