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Fire issues for insulated cables installed in air



Recent developments of the practice to install HV cables in air, created a general concern regarding fire safety. This Technical Brochure wants to describe, but also to increase the awareness, that safety is a duty, not an option, and proper design and installation are good investments for the Transmission System Operator. A summary table is presented as a synthesis of the TB in order to give an overview of the various mitigation systems: the technicians can refer to it as a first screening, to focus on the best solution, according to the expected performance. The conclusion is to avoid a large disturbance thanks to a modest investment which limits material damage and allows fast recovery of the functionality of the system.


File Size: 2,4 MB

Pages NB: 4

Study Committee : B1 ?

WG (TF): WG B1.51

Year: 2018

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