ELECTRA is the bilingual journal of the Association. It is issued every two months and gives information on the work performed by the Study Committees and on the life of the Association. It is circulated free of charge to Members, as an inherent asset of membership.

Recent publications:

On-site Partial Discharge assessment of HV and EHV cable systems - May 2018

Recommendations for additional testing for submarine cables from 6 KV (UM=7.2 KV) up to 60 KV (UM = 72.5 KV) - April 2018

Fire issues for insulated cables in air - March 2018

Long term performance of soil and backfill systems - December 2017

Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Impact of Underground Cable Systems - June 2017

Implementation of Long AC HV & EHV Cable Systems - April 2017

Mechanical forces in large cross section cables systems - February 2017

Guide for the operation of fluid filled cable systems - June 2016

Guide for rating calculations of HV cables - February 2016

Recommendations for Mechanical Testing of Submarine Cables - June 2015

Recommendations for Testing DC Transition Joints for Power Transmissionat a Rated Voltage Up To 500KV - June 2015

Off shore generation cable connections - June 2015

Upgrading and uprating of existing cable systems - April 2015

Feasibility of a common, dry type interface for GIS and Power cables of 52 kV and above - April 2015

Testing of superconducting cable systems - June 2013

Cable systems electrical characteristics - April 2013

Recommendations for Testing DC Extruded Cable Systems for Power Transmission at a Rated Voltage up to 500 kV - June 2012

Non destructive water-tree detection in XLPE cable insulation - April 2012

List of papers published by SC 21, former Committee on insulated cables, or by SC B1, the present one.

List of Electra papers published by SC B1 (2002-to date) (pdf, 23kB)

List of Electra papers published by SC 21 (1969-2001) (pdf, 22ko) (pdf, 21kB)

Electra papers published after 2000 can be downloaded in electronic format, free of charge, for CIGRE Members or ordered for non CIGRE Members. Before 2000, they are on the CD "30 years of Electra" that should be ordered. Paper Copies have always to be bought.
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