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  • The European Subsea Cables Association’s Renewables Power Sub-Group is drafting a set of cable installation guidelines for the subsea cables industry. This has ignited debate on whether it is acceptable to use some types of equipment while handling heavy subsea cables under tension. There has been an unacceptably high rate of failure of submarine power cables and in some cases it is possible these failures have been caused by inappropriate cable handling methods. BPP Cables has completed a key study to inform the mechanical handling guidelines. These will be published soon so...

  • The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has kicked off two new studies to investigate critical issues for large scale floating wind farms. Commissioned by the Scottish Government and twelve industry partners – EnBW, ENGIE, Eolfi, E.ON, Iberdrola, innogy, Kyuden Mirai, Ørsted, Shell, Statoil, Vattenfall , and Wpd Offshore – the JIP will be supporting the development of high voltage dynamic cables and outlining monitoring and inspection requirements for commercial floating wind power projects.

    BPP Cables will lead the study on dynamic export cables, which has...

  • December 2018

    BPP Cables, a subsidiary of BPP-TECH, is launching a series of new, robust subsea power cables qualified for long life and low life cycle cost applications. With the long-term support of leading power transmission projects around the world, the Company has developed, tested and qualified a range of cable designs suitable for onshore, offshore and downhole applications.

    BPP Cables Technology Director, Darren Patel observed: “We are dedicated to meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations through a programme of continuing development to achieve...