Submarine power cables are a critical asset in the renewable power sector. Yet it’s a costly maintenance affair, with its almost inevitable faults. The average cost of repairing a sub-sea cable is around £2–5 million per km and has accounted for 77% of the total financial losses in global offshore wind projects.

Subsea cables success story

Studies project offshore wind farms to grow annually at 15%, with global demand for power cables estimated at 24,103km by 2025.

And the scramble is on for finding, manufacturing and maintaining quality subsea power cables.

The upsurge in the renewable energy sector’s dependence has…

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