Technical brochure
TB 883 WG B1.65

Installation of Submarine Power Cables

The use of submarine power cables is becoming more and more widespread due to for instance rapid development of renewable energy sources and the establishment of new interconnectors between countries and regions. The CIGRE Technical Brochure provides a common guideline concerning installation of submarine cable projects covering aspects like engineering, tools and execution. The guideline is appropriate for relevant parties such as power utilities, developers, installers, manufacturers, consultants, testing agencies, authorities and stakeholders.

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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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