Suppliers wanted on £736m wind farm

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Balfour Beatty is the main contractor at a “meet the buyer” event next week for firms looking to win work on the £736m Humber Gateway wind farm project.

Energy giant E.On is organising the event to highlight opportunities for suppliers on the job off the East Yorkshire coast.

Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions was awarded the £19m contract last month to install a 30km cable to connect the wind farm to a new onshore substation at Hedon

Balfour Beatty will begin cabling work in summer and the entire Humber Gateway project is expected to be complete in Spring 2015.

Balfour will highlight supplier opportunities at the event and E.ON is looking for firms providing everything from plant hire to building materials.

An E.ON spokesman said: “Construction is well under way, we will soon begin laying the onshore cable and we are now hosting an event to meet local businesses to discuss how they can work with our lead contractors to help develop the project.”

To register for the event on May 10 click here

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