Largest Offshore AC Transformers for UK Wind Farm Arrive at Smulders Yard in England

The Smulders yard in Wallsend, England, has welcomed the arrival of two 545-megavolt amp transformers destined for the 1100MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm, marking a milestone in UK .

Transported from Zagreb, Croatia, via , , the transformers have been described by the developer as the largest ever capacity AC transformers for a UK offshore wind project.

According to reports, the hardware, delivered aboard the coaster vessel H&S Wisdom, will undergo assembly and rigorous testing by at the facility before installation onto the offshore transformer module.

Developed by Koncar Power Transformers and prepared for electrical fit-out by Smulders, Sarens, and Eastgate Engineering, the transformers represent a crucial component in enhancing the energy output and efficiency of the Inch Cape wind farm.

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