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Conference Day Two

09:30 AM - 09:50 AM Registration and welcome coffee

09:50 AM - 10:00 AM Chairman’s opening

Jeremy Featherstone, Product Development Director, JDR cables

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Jeremy Featherstone

Product Development Director
JDR cables

Latest developments in 66 kV offshore cables

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 66 kV cable arrays for offshore wind farms

Aida Reig, Engineer, Prysmian PowerLink s.r.l.
  • Technical options for 66 kV cable arrays

  • Prysmian 66 kV system design

  • Cable system qualification


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Aida Reig

Engineer
Prysmian PowerLink s.r.l.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 66 kV array cable development & deployment

Jeremy Featherstone, Product Development Director, JDR cables
  • Design solution and qualification type testing

  • Wet age testing & life prediction

  • Factory jointing & factory testing

  • Accessories & system qualification

  • Deployment & offshore testing


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Jeremy Featherstone

Product Development Director
JDR cables

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Refreshment break and networking

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Commissioning test with accompanied partial discharge diagnosis – quality insurance for investors

Hein Putter, Productmanager Testing and Diagnostics, Megger Alexander Lüpschen, Project Engineer Measurement Technology & HV Diagnostic, Koopmann Energietechnik
  • Minimize costs using high power test sets
  • Overview of available cable measurements
  • Replace or repair: reduce outage times with modern fault locating solution

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Hein Putter

Productmanager Testing and Diagnostics
Megger
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Alexander Lüpschen

Project Engineer Measurement Technology & HV Diagnostic
Koopmann Energietechnik

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 66 k V accessories and termination solutions

Björn Spiers, Director Cabinets, Nkt Cables GmbH
  • Accessories
    - Norms and Regulations
    - Systemtest
    - Availability
    - Connectors
    - inner-cone
    - outer-cone
  • Termination boxes
    - principles and advantages

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Björn Spiers

Director Cabinets
Nkt Cables GmbH

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Networking luncheon



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Knowledge Café

Exchange your topic related experiences at a round table and develop new ideas while moving from table to table in small groups


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Risk reduction through 66 kV inter-array cabling



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Industry acceptance and market readiness



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Changes for transformers and switchgears design: Fine tuning for offshore wind



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Standards and regulations



Round tables recap

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Round tables recap

Participants return to the main plenary room to hear the discussion leaders summarizing the main topics and conclusions of their round tables.


Impact of higher voltage levels on installation

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Coping with higher voltage cables during installation

Alex Gauntt, Business Development Manager, Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH
  • Availability of qualified joint crews

  • Pull-in challenges

  • Impacts on ancillary equipment


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Alex Gauntt

Business Development Manager
Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH


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Jeremy Featherstone

Product Development Director
JDR cables

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Workshop A: Proving market readiness - road to implementation

Kamal Siriwardhana, Associate Director | Technical Leader - Transmission & Distribution, Arup
  • Impact on turbine design – current solutions

  • Changes and adaptability of to the electrical system

  • Supply chain readiness


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Kamal Siriwardhana

Associate Director | Technical Leader - Transmission & Distribution
Arup