UL Solutions Announces High Voltage Cable Field Testing Program, Helping Advance Power Grid Infrastructure
With this new field testing program, UL Solutions evaluates high voltage cable systems to help the energy industry advance reliability and performance and enhance power grid infrastructure.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, today announced its new High Voltage Cable Field Testing Program that helps manufacturers, developers and utility providers test high voltage cable systems for engineering, procurement and construction, renewable energy and utility use.
“As critical components of the power grid infrastructure, high voltage cable systems play an essential role in our daily lives,” said Paul Ngai, vice president and general manager of the Engineered Materials group at UL Solutions. “The global transition to renewable energy and aging infrastructure are driving demand for high voltage cable systems and field testing.”
UL Solutions can perform testing to various standards that apply to high voltage alternating current and high voltage direct current cable systems from the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies, the Insulated Cable Engineers Association, the International Electrotechnical Commission, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Council on Large Electric Systems and more. UL Solutions High Voltage Cable Field Testing Program helps the energy industry to address reliability and performance challenges throughout the product life cycle in areas such as:
Factory acceptance tests before transportation
Field acceptance tests after transportation and storage
Commissioning tests after the completion of cable system installation
Diagnostic tests during the operation of high voltage cable systems
Forensic analysis for cable system aging and failure mechanisms
“UL Solutions’ capabilities and expertise in the energy and utilities sector enable us to support our global customers throughout the entire life cycle of high voltage cable systems, from development to installation and ongoing maintenance,” said Ngai.
In addition to its new program for high voltage cable systems, UL Solutions offers field testing for medium voltage cable systems, helping cable manufacturers and owners proactively address potential issues by evaluating the performance of cable systems and identifying installation or service aging defects.
Learn more about UL Solutions High Voltage Cable Field Testing Program.
About UL Solutions
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth. The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers’ products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission. We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future. Our science is your advantage.
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