Technical brochure
TB 825 WG B1.60

Maintenance of HV Cable Systems

Maintenance of high voltage cables and accessories ensure the availability of a cable system during service. Generally, cable systems have an expected lifetime of several decades depending on various factors such as age, insulation type, voltage, and operating history. To ensure the cable system is utilized in a safe and expected manner maintenance of the system is required. This can be achieved through inspection, testing, diagnostics and/or monitoring of the cable system.

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Insulated cables

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Insulated cables Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The scope of SC B1 covers the whole Life Cycle of AC and DC Insulated cables for Land and Submarine Power Transmission, which means theory, design, applications, manufacture, installation, testing, operation, maintenance, upgrading and uprating, diagnostics techniques.

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