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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...

  • BPP Cable Solutions are currently supporting the Carbon Trust’s Floating Wind JIP (FLW JIP) dynamic export cable competition. The Carbon Trust’s FLW JIP is a collaboration between industry partners EnBW, ENGIE, Eolfi, E.ON, Equinor, innogy, Kyuden Mirai Energy, Ørsted, ScottishPower Renewables, Shell, Vattenfall, Wpd, with support from the Scottish Government.

    The competition, supported by BPP Cable Solutions, was launched to address the lack of available high voltage dynamic export cables for the transmission of power from wind farms to shore, which has been identified by industry...

  • 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...