G8 Completes Cable Factory Acceptance Test for 5MW Floating Solar System

August 17, 2020 | Renewables | Energy Facts Staff Writer | 2min

Work progresses in the midst of COVID19 global pandemic, the team at G8, Sunseap & ZTT Cables conducted a virtual factory test before taking delivery of a 22kV subsea composite power cable for Singapore’s largest offshore floating solar park. Critical technical and quality parameters of the cable were measured and monitored from the factory virtually.

The two days test had covered construction inspection, DC conductor resistance, AC voltage test, insulation resistance test, electrical continuity of copper shield and TDR test as per the ITP document.

G8 Subsea Project Manager, Mohan attended the FAT with project owner Sunseap to ensure the technical deliverables and specifications of the subsea cable are met for the 5MW solar plant. The subsea cable is scheduled to be installed by G8 Subsea‘s CablePro services in 4Q of 2020.