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TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD

TES-P-104.05, Rev. 0

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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SCOPE

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BURIAL DEPTH

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MINIMUM BENDING RADIUS FOR POWER CABLES

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PULLING TENSIONS AND SIDEWALL PRESSURES

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PARAMETERS OF CABLE PULLING

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DIRECT BURIED CABLE INSTALLATION

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CABLE INSTALLATION IN UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES

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CABLE TRENCH DESIGN PARAMETERS

TESP10405R0/AAG

Date of Approval: February 18, 2007

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3 OF 26 .05. 2007 PAGE NO. Rev.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 0 TABLES 05-01 Minimum Cover Requirement in mm from Grade Level to the Top Surface of a Cable or Duct 05-02 Minimum Bending Radius for Power Cables 05-03 Coefficient of Friction 05-04 Minimum Allowable Percent Conductor Cross-Section Within a Conduit or Duct 05-05 Clearances of SEC Cables and other utilities TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.

05-05 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 110 kV. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE or LPOF Power Cable. Trefoil Formation. 05-02 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 110 kV. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE or LPOF Power Cable. Single Circuit. 05-07 Recommended Clearances Between SEC Underground Power Cables 110kV to 132kV and Other Utilities's Lines 05-08 Recommended Clearances Between SEC Underground Power Cables 110kV to 380kV and Other Utilities's Lines TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. Flat Formation. Single Circuit. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE Power Cable. 05-04 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 230 kV or 380 kV XLPE or LPOF Power Cable. Direct Burried. Direct Burried. Concrete Ductbank. Trefoil Formation. 4 OF 26 . Concrete Ductbank. 0 FIGURES 05-01 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 110 kV. 05-03 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 110 kV. Direct Burried. Single Circuit. 2007 PAGE NO. Single Circuit. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE Power Cable. Concrete Ductbank. Single Circuit.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104.05. Single Circuit. 05-06 Typical Cross-Section of Trench for 230 kV or 380 kV XLPE or LPOF Power Cable. Rev. Flat Formation. Flat Formation. Flat Formation.

The bending radii shall match those used in tension and sidewall pressure calculations. shielding or jacket of the cable. Whenever angles and/or bends in the route are encountered. the grade level is the surface immediately below the concrete or asphalt pavement. under any circumstances.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD 1. Table 05-01: Minimum Cover Requirements in mm From Grade Level To the Top Surface of a Cable or Duct Voltage (kV) 110 to 380 Type A: Type B: 2. care shall be taken to ensure that the rollers are properly positioned so that the allowable bending radius of the cable is not exceeded.0 TES-P-104. Rev. care must be taken that no sharp bends or sharp twists are made. 3. Subgrade is another term for this surface. or due to adjacent utilities limitations or ampacity requirements. 2007 PAGE NO. For unpaved roads or areas. 3. MINIMUM BENDING RADIUS FOR POWER CABLES 3.0 Direct Buried Cables Direct Buried Conduit 920 610 Direct Buried Rigid Steel Conduit Type A Type B 310 460 Light Traffic Areas Heavy Traffic Areas For paved roads. the grade level is the road shoulder surface or natural ground level. 0 SCOPE The purpose of this section is to provide design considerations of cable installation for direct buried or duct applications in the system of Transmission Business Unit (TBU) of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC). Radii at the angles shall be as large as practical to minimize pulling tensions and sidewall pressures.1 Bending of Power Cable at a short radius may damage the insulation. 3.2 The rollers shall be adequately braced against tensions and side pressure that will be encountered during the cable pull. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. 5 OF 26 .0 BURIAL DEPTH 2. The transition through the angle and/or bend shall be uniformed to conform to the arc of a circle. than the recommended values given by the power cable's manufacturer.1 Unless otherwise required at greater depths by Agency/Ministry having right-of-way jurisdiction. 2.3 Power Cable's bending radius shall not be less. the burial depths for conduit and cable shall be as shown in Table 05-1. during cable installations. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.4 The cable shall not be bent to less radius than the drum's radius of the cable reel on which it was shipped.05.2 3. therefore.

preferably not less than twice the values for permanent training. 0 3. Sheathed * Note : TESP10405R0/AAG Minimum Bending Radius (r) as a multiple of Cable Diameter (d)* Permanent Training Pulling Under Tension Radius(mm) Radius(mm) r=8×d r =16× d r =10× d r =20× d r = 6× d r =12× d r = 8× d r =16× d r =12× d r =24× d r =12× d r =15× d r =24× d r =30× d In case the cable manufacturer recommends larger bending radius.Shielded Single Core Cable. 6 OF 26 . and cable guides shall be used to maintain the specified bending radius. 2007 PAGE NO.Non shielded Single Core Cable with segmental Conductor Armored Cable Corrugated Al. pulling sheaves. Table 05-2: Minimum Bending Radius for power cables Type of Cable Single Core Cable .5 Minimum bending radius (r) to which cables may be bent refers to the inner surface of the cable and not to the axis of the cable at the bend as shown in the below figure: The minimum bending radius for permanent training during cable installation shall be as shown in Table 05-2. Larger radii are recommended wherever the cable is being pulled under tension. Date of Approval: February 18.05.Shielded Multi Core Cable.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. his recommendation shall be complied with. Rev.Non shielded Multi Core Cable . large diameter wheels. During cable installation.

0 TES-P-104. 4.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD 4. Rev. maximum tension in newtons (N) is equal to 52.2.3 Detailed maximum pulling tension and sidewall pressure calculations with the route drawings showing bending radii.2 4. 4.1. and reduce mechanical forces on the cable accordingly. a. UGNMFOC and LPOF Cables. The maximum values shall not exceed the values specified and recommended by the cable manufacturer. 4. 4. roller placement and dimensions shall be developed and submitted to SEC (TBU) for each specific cable pull section within the cable route. 0 PULLING TENSIONS AND SIDEWALL PRESSURES 4. For 75% hard-drawn aluminum.2 When installing cable in vertical runs. For copper of any temper and hard-drawn aluminum.1. b.1.1 The axial and tangential forces applied during the pulling process shall not damage any component of the cable assembly during the installation of XLPE.1.5 Pulling calculations and drawings which indicate the maximum allowable pulling tensions and sidewall pressure.1 General 4. Each factor has finite limitations which shall not be exceeded. maximum tension in newtons (N) is equal to 70.216 times the cross-sectional area of the conductor in square millimeters (mm2). 4.4 Detailed cable pulling calculations shall be submitted to SEC (TBU) for approval and review prior to all cable pulling operations.1 TESP10405R0/AAG For cable equipped with a pulling eye or bolt attached to the conductor.6 The placement of all rollers that conforms to the radii bends and degree angle curves shall be verified prior to commencing the cable pull.662 times the cross-sectional area of the conductor in square millimeters(mm2). Date of Approval: February 18.1.1. 2007 PAGE NO. 7 OF 26 .05.7 The tensile capability of every cable formation is dependent upon the tensile limitations of the conductor plus the overall integrity of the cable design. 4. shall be provided to pulling crews prior to all cable pulls.1. The maximum pulling tension placed on a cable shall not exceed the following 4. pulling the cable from the top of the run rather than the bottom will greatly reduce the pulling tension.

The pulling tension (T) for a given installation shall be calculated from the following formulas or shall be as per manufacturer’s requirements: 4. a value lower than 0. maximum tension in newtons (N) is equal to 10. shall not exceed the maximum tension calculated in accordance with paragraph 4. 0 For cable to be pulled with a cable grip over the sheath: a. his recommendation shall be followed.05. For cable with copper or aluminum sheath.2.5) Occupancy factor Number of cables per duct Where: Coefficient of friction shall be usually taken as 0.6 0.05-2) Where: TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. Rev. Table 05-03: Co-efficient of Friction a. b.2 4.05-1) T L W = = = f OF N = = = Pulling tension in newtons Length of duct run in m Weight of cable plus 1% allowance per single core cable in Kg/m Coefficient of friction (generally assumed as 0.1~ 0.5..TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD 4.1 For a straight section: T = 9.3.5 ~ 0.2 Pulling into duct Without With Lubricant Lubricant 0.45kN newtons and.35 For single-core cable per duct.15 ~ 0.8 x L x W x f OF N = = 1 1 (Eq.25 ~ 0. Jacket Material Pulling on Roller Polyethylene PVC 0. equation 05-01 becomes: T = 9. For a cable with a lead sheath.4 0.3 ~ 0.1 ~ 0.5 shall be used. For new installations where ducts are well aligned and clean and the cable well lubricated.2 0. c. 2007 PAGE NO. the maximum pulling tension shall not exceed 4.342 times the lead cross-sectional area in square millimeters(mm2).25 0. If manufacturer recommends less maximum tension to be placed than the specified above.1 above.8 x L x W x f x OF x N (Eq.2. 8 OF 26 .3 TES-P-104.

9 OF 26 .15 kg/m per core Outside diameter = 41. the tension in the cable in kilonewtons as it leaves the bend shall not exceed 4.05.3 mm per core Insulation thickness = 4.371 kN/m. TES-P-104. Similar factors are applicable for direct buried cables.05-03) Where: d D = = Outside diameter of each cable in mm Inside diameter of duct in mm 4.3.371 times the radius of the bend in meters. Rev.718) Coefficient of friction Angle of bend in radians 4.05-4) Tension for the straight section following the bend in newtons Tension for the straight section proceeding the bend in newtons Naperian log base (2. triplexed Conduit inside diameter = 154 mm Dimension: Weight = 3. shielded. copper.5 TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. 240 mm². mm Assume f = 0. i. For a sample calculations.e. 2007 PAGE NO. 0 For three single-core cables in trefoil formation: OF = 1 ⎛ d ⎞ 1− ⎜ ⎟ ⎝ D − d⎠ 2 (Eq.5 The following example outlines the applicable tensile considerations for duct installation. 4.2 For a duct with a bend: T2 = T1e fa Where: T2 = T1 = e f a = = = (Eq.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD b.4 The maximum sidewall pressure shall not exceed 4. assume the following: Example: A duct with the following layout: Cable: Three single-core.

Sidewall Pressure (at C) = = Sidewall Pressure (at E) = = TC in Newton × 10 -3 4442 × 10 −3 = Bend Radius. ⎛ 413 ⎞ 1− ⎜ ⎟ ⎝ 154 − 413 .07 x 3] = = = = = 3002 N 4442 N 5442 N 11917 N 13418N Maximum permissible pulling tension on this cable equipped with pulling eye bolt is (70. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.97 kN/m 〈 4.371 kN/m TE in newton × 10 -3 11917 × 10 −3 = Bend Radius.371 kN/m 4.15 x 1.5 x 1.01) x 0.05.19 11917 + [9.01) x 0.15 x 1.48 4442 + [9.5 x 1. ⎠ 9. it is frequently necessary to re-reel the cable or pass it over pulleys or sheaves.07 x 3] 5442 x 2.19 3287 + [9.8 x 30 x (3.15 x 1.5 x 1. 10 OF 26 . it would be acceptable to pull from either direction.1 Pull from point (A) to point (F) in Newtons (N) and meters (m): Normally the tension calculation is a progressive one as follows: OF TB TC TD TE TF = = = = = = 1 2 = 107 .15 x 1. While.15 x 1.5 x 1.2 Because the sidewall pressure at point (E) is rather high (though not outside design limits) it would be desirable to investigate the results if the cable is pulled from at point (F) to at point (A). 2007 PAGE NO. It is imperative that the cable shall not be bent over the minimum radius of the cable which may cause damage.8 x 60 x (3.07 x 3] = = = = = 1501N 3287 N 4287 N 6244 N 9246 N Pulling from at point (F) to at point (A) results in considerably less tension both at the bends and overall.48 kN/m 〈 4.555 N.8 x 60 x (3.48 6244 + [9. m 3 1. m 3 3.6 During pulling operations.8 x 20 x (3.15 x 1.8 x 20 x (3.07 x 3 3002 x 1. Rev.5 x 1. 4. 0 4.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. to avoid damage to the cable.216 x 240) x 3 = 50. it is prudent design to select the direction which results in the least stress on the cable and equipment provided there are no extenuating circumstances such as limited set up or working space at one end or the other.01) x 0. .07 x 3 1501 x 2.5.01) x 0.8 x 30 x (3.01) x 0.5 x 1. in this case.07 x 3) 4287 x 1.5.01) x 0. TE = TD = TC = TB = TA = 9.

7 5. Rev.4 Maximum Pulling Tension (refer to section 4. 2007 PAGE NO. 0 For direct buried.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD 4.3 Maximum PercentageFill (%) 53 31 40 40 Jam Ratio (JR) When three or more single or multicore cables are being pulled into a conduit.2) 5.1.3) 5. PARAMETERS OF CABLE PULLING 5. or a combination of direct buried and ducts. Table 05-04: Maximum Allowable Percentage-Fill of the Conductor Cross Section Within a Conduit or Duct Number of Conductors In Conduit/Duct 1 2 3 4 5. their relative position in the conduit. The number of conductors shall not exceed the percentage fill specified in Table 05-04.1. the likelihood of cable damage is high.4) 5. refer to TCS-T-557. cable installations where the length of the circuit must be pulled in.5 Maximum Sidewall Bearing Pressure (refer to paragraph 4. shall be used.05.2 Conduit or Duct Fill The size of the inner diameter of the conduit and the outer diameter of the cable will determine the percentage fill of the conduit.2 Jam Ratio (refer to paragraph 5. when being pulled around bends can change. 5.1. The Jam Ratio (JR) is defined as the ratio of the TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.6 Minimum Bending Radii (refer to Table 05-02) For Bending Radii related to communication cables.0) 5. 11 OF 26 . If the cables jam in the conduit during pulling. Conduit or Duct Fill is based on the percentage-fill of the cross sectional area of the conduit/duct.1.1 General The following parameters shall be considered during the course of cable pulling: 5.1. causing a condition of “Jamming”.05.4) 5.1 Conduit or Duct Fill (refer to paragraph 5.1. SEC (TBU) approved rollers.3 Clearance (refer to paragraph 5.0 TES-P-104.

8. 12 OF 26 .4. D If JR = is less than 2.1 In the event of minor damage to outer jacket during installation.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 0 conduit Inner diameter (D) to cable overall diameter (d). The following formula is used to evaluate the jamming potential: ƒ ƒ ƒ D is larger than 3. The formulae for calculating clearance are as follows: 5. 6. Clearance shall be between 6 mm and 25 mm. Trenches in unpaved areas are preferred. d D If JR = is between 2.4 Cable Clearances (CL) in Conduit Clearances must be checked to ensure that the top conductor will not press against the top of the conduit. 05-01 through Fig.4). Recommended clearances are shown on Fig.8 and 3.366d + 0.2 Cables shall be placed in trenches in a single horizontal tier without crossings except at transition to multi-tier duct banks.0. 2007 PAGE NO. Rev.5D .0 CABLES INSTALLATION IN DIRECT BURIED 6. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.5(D-d) (1-[d/(D-d)]²)½ 5. but clearance must be checked (see paragraph 5. Multi-tier direct buried cable arrangements in trenches are not allowed.1.1 Parallel (Triplexed) Cables CL = 0. heat shrinkable split sleeve shall be applied to repair the jacket. d If JR = Where: D = Conduit Inner Diameter in millimeters (mm) d = Cable Overall Diameter in millimeters (mm) 5.05. The larger value is used for large cables and severe bends and pulls.0 jamming is likely to occur and should be d avoided. A minimum clearance shall be maintained between underground runs and parallel runs of underground piping. 05-06. 6. jamming cannot occur. jamming is not likely.2 Multi Conductor Cable CL = D-d 6. Cables shall not be located under present or future parallel runs of low level underground piping which could block access to the cables.4.3 The route of cable trenches shall avoid above ground and below ground obstructions so as to maintain a reasonable access to the buried cables.

Bell end or protective bushings shall be provided on each duct where it terminates.0 CABLE INSTALLATION IN UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES 7.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104.3 Adequate access space shall be provided to maintain and operate equipment. paved areas. 7.7. In order to achieve a reasonable derating factor. 7.3 m below ground level. duct banks.1 Underground structures. etc. However. or any areas that would require extensive or impractical excavations to replace. 0 6. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. as defined in this Standard.6 If underground cables are routed through a concrete encased ductbank. handholes and pullboxes. Where such duct runs exceed 3 meters.2 All cables installed in underground structures shall be adequately supported and secured to withstand forces caused by the maximum short circuit current to which they may be subjected. 6.7 m above the ground and at least 0. 6. PVC conduits shall be of encased-in type and when routed through direct buried PVC conduit. then they shall be run in ducts. railroad. Metallic guard shall be effectively grounded. cable terminal connectors. 6. Three single conductor cables comprising one three phase circuit (trefoil) shall be laid without spacing. The use of a blackplate on all cable riser shield installations will assure that the cable is completely covered on all sides.7. Rev. Refer TES-P-104 for derating effects of adjacent circuits. 6.2 Support of Riser Cables Riser cables shall be supported by suitable clamps fixed on the cable support structure. substation basements. concrete slabs.05. it is desirable that the protective covering be extended as high as practicable.7 Riser Cables 6. vaults.4 Power and associated control circuits can be laid adjacent. Riser shield sizes shall be determined by table 05-04. overall cable ampacity shall be based on the duct portion of the run. The use of a plastic or steel guard is generally recommended for protecting riser cables.5 Where cables cross under main roads. shall include manholes. cable trays.1 Protection of Riser Cables Riser cables from underground to overhead systems shall be protected by a covering that gives suitable mechanical protection up to a point at least 3. 13 OF 26 . They shall not be supported by cable termination devices such as cutouts. 2007 PAGE NO. 7. they shall be of direct buried (DB) type. All conduits shall have bell ends or protective bushings where the conduits terminate underground. a minimum spacing shall be determined between all 3-phase power circuits.

TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. B) for Single Core Cables Destination (From – To) b. Distribution: i. Service: Destination or Customer Address c. Crossing of the two circuits shall be avoided. switchgear. 7. Transmission and Sub-transmission: Voltage and Insulation Material Phase Identification (R. Communication and Control: Circuit Type Destination 7. otherwise specified. Rev. 0 7.5 All cables which exit from transformer. 7. The following minimum information shall be put in English and Arabic on the tag: a. 7. Tags shall be permanent. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.4 Power and communication cables shall be racked from separate walls.05. 2007 PAGE NO. handhole or switch enclosures and terminal structures shall be tagged for identification.6 Cables shall not be laid on top of other cables. all cable installations in substation basements. vaults and manholes shall be fire proofed. 14 OF 26 . Primary: Feeder Name Voltage Phase for Single Core Cables Destination ii.8 Unless. manhole.7 All cables shall be installed under applicable requirements of Standard IEEE/ANSI C2. non-corrodible and clearly readable. vault. Y. Secondary: Voltage Phase for Single Core Cables Destination iii.

3 Fireproofing is not necessary on single conductor primary cable connections between various items of equipment in transformer vaults.SE1040521 and SE1040522 for 69kV to 380 kV. b. c.8.2. water or sewerage pipelines New roads where reasphalting is required.2 Duct Location TESP10405R0/AAG a.2 Right-of-Way Requirement 8.2. Rev. 8. Date of Approval: February 18. b. backfill and circuit separation.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 7. 8. Thrust boring. fireproofing is only necessary where separation between cables is 45 cm or less. the duct for underground cable shall not be located in the main (busy) lane of the street/road and to be far away from the median bay at least 1. Unless otherwise specified.05.8. Communication facilities such as telephone cables.3.8.2 or 7.8. However. Parameters of Right-of-Way shall be applicable for both existing and new road/streets. 7. and any other primary or transmission cables in vault or other structures containing oil filled equipment.1 Power cables shall be fire proofed. Gas pipelines. Refer to Figures 05-1 through 05-06 for the required width and depth of cables trench.e.5 m.2 In manholes and other structures containing no oil filled equipment (i. width. 0 7.0). including a single supply cable.8.1 Figure 05-01 through 05-06 indicate standard design parameters for the cable trench depth. The route of the underground cable shall be considered as the shortest route and avoid or minimize: • • • • c. fire proofing shall be installed on primary supply cables. Bending radius (refer to section 3.0 CABLE TRENCH DESIGN PARAMETERS 8. except where fireproofing is not necessary according to 7.1 Underground Cable’s Route a. 8. 2007 PAGE NO. 15 OF 26 . The location of the underground cables for new road/streets shall be as shown in drawings no. where no oil fire hazard is involved).

05. Unless otherwise specified. The pipe shall be made of steel. 16 OF 26 . Communication Handholes shall be provided at every change of direction. separate communication handholes shall be provided for the underground optical fiber. SA-036227.0 m center-to-center. ii.SB-036352. Unless otherwise specified. e. 8. shall conduct the Date of Approval: February 18. The nominal size of the pipe shall be minimum of 1067 mm. The process of directional drilling shall be as per contractor’s procedure and requirements.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104.2. iii. specialized in the art of directional drilling. The CONTRACTOR or the CONTRACTOR’S approved SUBCONTRACTOR.as per standard drawing no. Thrust boring or directional drilling shall be used only if other alternative means of crossing are not possible. crossing. c. start and end of duct bank system and at every 500 m of continuous cable run. separation distance between fiber optic cables and power cables shall be 300 mm minimum. 2007 PAGE NO. refer to standard drawing no. TESP10405R0/AAG i. Horizantal Directinal Drilling for 69 kV to 380 kV Underground cables: i. The spacing between the pipes shall be 2. Thrust boring for 69 kV to 380 kV Underground cables: d. Rev.0 m measured from top of the pipe unless otherwise required at greater depth by the Agency/Ministry having Right-of-Way jurisdiction. b. For lower distance. The CONTRACTOR shall submit his proposal for the directional drilling method.3 Thrust Boring/Directional Drilling Requirements a. 0 d. The number of Thrustbore shall depend on required number of cable circuits and available Right-of-Way. ii. The number of directional drilling condiuts shall also depend on required number of cable circuits and available Right-ofWay iii. For more details. ampacity adequacy shall be verified. The minimum depth of the thrust boring shall be 2. Ampacity adequacy shall be verified where thrust boring or directional drilling is required.

the warning post shall have a two-arrow sign to indicate cable route direction. 8. All the above requirements shall be submitted for COMPANY review and approval. gas. sewer. Drawing and procedures shall be submitted to the COMPANY for approval prior to start of construction.05. vi. 8.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 2007 PAGE NO. Backfilling and Reinstatement shall be in accordance of the requirements of appropriate authority. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. e. how the required clearance between each circuit and other circuit and other utilities will be maintained. 17 OF 26 .2 On straight route. Prior to commitment of any directional drilling work.2. Rev. telephone shall be used: Table 05-05: Clearances of SEC U/G Cables & Other Utilities lines Utility Water & Sewer Telephone Gas 8. the following clearances between U/G power cable and other facilities such as water.4 Recommended Clearances between SEC Underground Power Cables and Other Utilities' Lines Unless otherwise specified by the Design Engineer in the SOW/PTS after consultation with relevant facility.3 SEC UNDERGROUND CABLES 110 kV to 380 kV Horizontal Vertical Clearance Clearance (mm) (mm) 1000 500 5000 1000 1000 500 Cable Route Marker 8.1 Warning posts shall be installed along the center line of the trench at not over 50 m intervals on congested areas and not over 90 m intervals on open areas and at all locations where the trench changes direction. The CONTRACTOR shall explain in details. The details of the directional drilling method along with description of the machinery that will be used shall be submitted for COMPANY review and approval. the CONTRACTOR shall get approval and permission from the concerned ROW approving agencies. 0 same.3. v.3. iv.

4 On oblique turn.4 Concrete Encased Ducts Refer to standard drawing SA-036226 for U/G power cables. 8.3.05. The signs will be placed on the applicable side of the post. TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.3 On right angle turn. 2007 PAGE NO.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 8. Rev. the warning post shall have two signs each having an arrow pointing to the cable route direction.3. 0 8. 18 OF 26 . the cable route direction shall be indicated by two warning posts each having an arrow.

2007 PAGE NO. Rev. 19 OF 26 . 0 FIGURE 05-01 110 kV. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.05.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104.

05. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. Rev. 20 OF 26 . 0 FIGURE 05-02 110 kV. 2007 PAGE NO.

Rev.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE or LPOF STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. 0 FIGURE 05-03 110 kV. 21 OF 26 . 2007 PAGE NO.05.

0 FIGURE 05-04 230 kV or 380 kV XLPE or LPOF STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18. 22 OF 26 . Rev.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 2007 PAGE NO.05.

05. 23 OF 26 . Rev. 0 FIGURE 05-05 110 kV. 2007 PAGE NO. 115 kV or 132 kV XLPE or LPOF STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104.

05.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 2007 PAGE NO. 24 OF 26 . Rev. 0 FIGURE 05-06 230 kV or 380 kV XLPE or LPOF STANDARD TRENCH TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.

25 OF 26 .TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 2007 PAGE NO. Rev.05. 0 Figure 05-07 Recommended Clearances Between SEC Underground Power Cables 110kV to 132kV and Other Utilities's Lines TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.

2007 PAGE NO. 0 Figure 05-08 Recommended Clearances Between SEC Underground Power Cables 110kV to 380kV and Other Utilities's Lines TESP10405R0/AAG Date of Approval: February 18.05.TRANSMISSION ENGINEERING STANDARD TES-P-104. 26 OF 26 . Rev.