McDermott International has been awarded its largest ever renewable energy contract from TenneT for the BorWin6 980MW High-Voltage, Direct Current project. Through a consortium with Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Co Ltd and C-EPRI Electric Power Engineering Co Ltd, McDermott will provide engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning services. The project is for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of an HVDC offshore converter platform, located 118 miles offshore Germany on the Platform North Sea Cluster 7 in a water depth up to 131 feet. Electricity generated from offshore wind farms will be converted into direct current and transported to an onshore converter station located 28 miles onshore near Büttel, Germany.McDermott will lead the consortium with GEIRI & C-EPRI through an integrated execution model utilizing McDermott's extensive global engineering centers and strategically located fabrication yards. The consortium will leverage McDermott's extensive project management, engineering, global procurement and fabrication expertise and GEIRI / C-EPRI's proven HVDC experience and world-class network solutions.On the HVDC offshore platform, McDermott's scope includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication, transport and installation and commissioning of the topside module and jacket. On the onshore converter station, McDermott's scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.GEIRI & C-EPRI's scope includes the engineering, manufacture, supply, installation supervision and commissioning of the HVDC system for the onshore and offshore converter stations.