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Cable systems

BPI provides cable system design specialisation for the UK and worldwide covering low voltage to extra high voltage cables.  BPI’s main focus is on land cables, however we can also assist in the selection and application of sub-sea cable accessories.  All designs adhere to all DNO specifications and other cable design standards for design approvals.

Our services

  • Cable specifications and assistance in the procurement of cable
  • Design calculations to justify cable sizing, using CYMCAP 7.0
  • Cable route layout in 2D using AutoCAD and 3D using 3D CAD
  • Sheath voltage limiter sizing
  • Cable pulling
  • Cable design calculations using AMTECH and WinDEBUT
  • Joint bay designs
  • Joint bay earthing design calculation and design report
  • Identification of design risks
  • HEML documentation

Cable systems from British Power International

Our clients

BPI has provided a number of clients with cable design services, many of which were for point of connection projects for solar farms.  Services provided have included cable design calculation and cable route layout CAD drawings. Our clients include UK Power Networks, Lightsource, Western Power Distribution and Scottish Power Energy Networks.


We believe in working closely with the client at every stage of a project.  Our design engineers use their many years’ of experience on numerous projects both in the UK and internationally to ensure that your expectations are not just met, but exceeded.  A number of the design team have worked with major power transmission companies and are familiar not only with design requirements, but also the wayleave, consents and operational issues that must be addressed before any design can be completed for construction.

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