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Safety aspects of MV and HV underground cables and accessories in urban areas
The booming of renewable power stations (solar and wind mill mainly), the increase use of Interconnectors and submarine cables, the construction of urban substations in big cities with intense population and the need to avoid the use the overhead lines (right of way and so on), are the main factors leading to the increasing amount […]
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Field measurements and frequency domain modeling of a 400 kV underground cable line
The length of XLPE-insulated underground cable lines in the European HV / EHV network is experiencing a fast growth due to the increasing number of submarine interconnections and suitability to be installed also in urban area with nil visual impact after installation. Use of cable stretches in combination with overhead lines has proven to be […]
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Ferroresonance in Inductive Voltage Transformers Or Power Voltage Transformers: analysis, laboratory tests and solutions
A ferroresonance analysis related to HV Inductive Voltage Transformers (IVT) and power Voltage Transformers or Station Service Transformers (PVT/SST) was addressed to develop models based on EMT formulation, enabling detailed ferroresonance risk analyses in specific HV station conditions and helping in the equipment technical specifications (including anti-ferroresonance remedial provisions). The research relied on a comparison […]
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PD optical fibre
Progress in optical PD detection for translucent and transparent HV cable accessories with improved fluorescent optical fibresIn a previous paper we introduced sensitive and interference-immune optical PD measurements on HV cable accessories and presented first results. Since then, our investigations tried to cover all important aspects that lead to further improved sensitivity for optical PD […]
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Issues related to spark discharges
In the general public environment, ambient power-frequency electric fields are relatively small, except when near high-voltage (HV) transmission lines. Electric fields from aerial HV transmission lines are greatest directly under the conductors and decrease with. In occupational environments, elevated electric fields also exist in HV substations/switchyards, and in particular under busbars/equipment. Other sources of power-frequency […]
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CESI at first Cable Middle East 2015 – Abu Dhabi (UAE)
​1st Advanced cable Middle East 2015 conference brought together over 110 senior representatives from leading companies and organizations Internationally and regionally. Delegates took part in detailed debates investigating the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the Middle East market. The conference proved to be an excellent forum for discussion and knowledge sharing as well […]