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Reference Number NIA_SPT_1605
Title Cable diagnostics for HVDC cables
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electricity transmission and distribution) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Metallurgy and Materials) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
SP Energy Networks
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 June 2016
End Date 01 June 2019
Duration 36 months
Total Grant Value £130,000
Industrial Sectors Power
Region Scotland
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , SP Energy Networks (100.000%)
Web Site http://www.smarternetworks.org/project/NIA_SPT_1605
Objectives To understand the degradation characteristic of cable insulation when subjected to HVDC; the generation of new knowledge on the degradation characteristic of cable insulation when subjected to HVDC.

The application of HVDC cables over long distances is on the increase and it is becoming clear that the ageing characteristics of the insulation in such cables are not well understood. As this is a project to obtain better understanding, the method is one of understanding what is currently known about the ageing characteristics and then to consider what else needs to be done to address the knowledge gap

Note : Project Documents may be available via the ENA Smarter Networks Portal using the Website link above

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Added to Database 07/06/18