380kV Terna Italia

Project description: 

  • Complete Installation of 24 km of Nexans’ XLPE 380 kV cables including design studies, civil works, cable installation by local service teams and HV testing on site
  • The two links are aimed to energize a new High Voltage Substation to reinforce the stability of the High Voltage grid in southeast Sicily

Customer challenges: 

  • High reliable transmission of 3200 A with special civil works design and cable installation on one side of a motorway bridge

Nexans solutions:

  • High current 380kV 2500 mm2 copper cable with welded aluminum screen
  • New generation of anti-explosion 380 kV Outdoor Sealing Ends for increased safety