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HV Cables: Power where you need it!


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A brief history of HV cable manufacture and Technology in the UK

Date and Time

29 November 2017 - 18:00-20:30


London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - London local network. Contact East London Network for more information.

About this event

Join us on a journey through the history of High Voltage power cables starting in the late 19th century and ending in the present day.

You will learn about the development of manufacturing technologies and materials, about the past 50 years struggle to make cables environmentally friendly and some of the ingenious methods invented to lay them in harsh environments.

Not as popular as their cousins, the communications cables, power cables have nevertheless defined modern world as we know it.


18:00 Registrations

18:30 Lecture

19:15 Q&A

19:30 Refreshments and networking

Continuing Professional Development

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Additional information

Emanuele Salomone has been working with the power industry for over 20 years with a number of high voltage cable manufacturers, installers and engineering consultants. Currently he is appointed as the UK Lead for HV cables at Jacobs.


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