Offshore Electrical Cable Burial for Wind Farms: State of the Art, Standards and Guidance & Acceptable Burial Depths, Separation Distances and Sand Wave Effect

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
Creator/Author: 
Offshore: Risk & Technology Consulting, Inc.
Description: 

The report provides electrical cable burial guidance based on expected vessel traffic, potential anchor types and drag depths, and recreational usage, as well as guidance to determine acceptable separation distances and protection methods where electrical cables cross other cable types. It also establishes special considerations for cable installations in seismically active areas and areas with significant sand waves.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, November 28, 2011
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