Defect Blog

Monthly Archives: December 2014

Each year, millions of people and thousands of businesses are impacted by underground cable system failures. IMCORP is dedicated to advancing the understanding of how these failures occur and more importantly, how they can be avoided.

Dec 18 2014

Wind Farm Cable with a Small but Very Serious Defect


Posted in: Workmanship, Wind, Renewable

After performing an initial Factory Grade® assessment at a renewable energy plant, a cable was found to have near end termination discharge at operating voltage. The on-site crew attempted to mitigate the Partial Discharge (PD) activity by disa... Read Article