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Life cycle assessment of underground cables

The Technical Brochure provides a guidance to the implemantation of an eco-design approach applied to underground cables, through the use of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology. It is intended to decision makers such as utilities, cable manufacturers, scientists, or competent authorities. The following information are provided : principles of LCA (standards, guides, historical approach), a state of the art regarding studies and reports on this topic, a methodology to perform LCA on underground cables, and an LCA case study. In conclusion the main results, highlights and limits are discussed.

File Size: 3,3 MB

Pages NB: 181

Study Committee:  B1 ?

WG (TF): WG B1.36

Year: 2017

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