MV underground and submarine cables

Underground power cable

  • XLPE cables with copper or aluminum conductors are becoming the most widely used cables in power networks
  • They contribute to improving the reliability of the Utilities networks.


Nexans provided MV submarine interconnections between 80 turbines and the central transformer in the world’s largest offshore windpark: Horns Rev, Denmark.


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MV underground power cables
Power Network Cabling/Medium Voltage

Our two leading types of medium-voltage cables are XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) and EPR (Ethylene Propylene Rubber). The former is used worldwide, while the latter is mainly for selected markets.

From a design point of view, medium-voltage cables are of three types:

  • single-core cables,
  • three single-core cables laid-up (triplex),
  • three-core cables.

Nexans cables are customer designed to meet your high performance standards.