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Reference EN 45510-2-9:2008
Title Guide for procurement of power station equipment - Part 2-9: Electrical equipment - Cabling systems
Project Number 5111
Abstract/Scope This standard gives guidance on writing the technical specification for the procurement of equipment for use in electricity generating stations (power stations). This Guide for procurement is not applicable to equipment for use in the nuclear reactor plant area of nuclear power stations. Other possible applications of such equipment have not been considered in the preparation of this Guide. This Guide on cabling systems deals with a wide range of activities and may be used for any or all of these activities by selection of the relevant parts e.g.: - provision of support for cable; - laying of cable; - completion of cable ends; The Guide covers the installation of power cable up to and including 20,8/36 (42) kV and the supply and installation of control and instrumentation cable. The supply of power cable is covered by EN 45510-2-8. The Guide includes the installation of protective conductor cable for earthing and equipotential bonding up to the main earthing busbar(s), but not the below ground earth-electrode network. The equipment covered by this Guide is defined by its function rather than design type. Therefore, the guidance to the specification is stated in performance terms rather than being specified by a detailed description of the equipment to be supplied. This Guide indicates to potential purchasers how their specification should be prepared so that - the equipment type and capacity interfaces correctly with other elements of the systems, - predicted performance is achieved, - ancillary equipment is properly sized, - reliability, availability and safety requirements are achieved, - proper consideration is given to the evaluation process and the quality measures to be applied. This Guide does not determine the type of specification (e.g. detailed, performance, functional) or the extent of supply for any given contract which is normally decided on the basis of the purchaser's project strategy. It does not cover - any commercial, contractual or legal issues which are normally in separate parts of an enquiry, - any allocation of responsibilities which are determined by the contract. This Guide does not prescribe the arrangement of the documents in the enquiry. NOTE As a comprehensive European environmental policy is still under preparation, this Guide does not address the environmental implications of the equipment.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-06-25
Current Stage code deadline 2009-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher BC/CLC/92-04/1


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 20
Reference Document  
ICS 27.100 - Power stations in general
29.060.01 - Electrical wires and cables in general
Keywords Power station; Electrical equipment; Cabling system
Note Project under CENELEC lead
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
Information Hazardous substances - Halogens Manufacturing, Use B2B
13 Waste Disposal B2B, B2C
16.1 Waste Disposal B2B, B2C
13 Others Raw Material, Manufacturing, Use, Recovery, Disposal B2B, B2C


Deadline Date
6060 2008-06-25 2009-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-04-01 2008-08-01  
5061 2008-02-27 2008-04-01  
5060 2008-01-15 2008-02-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-11-09 2008-01-11 export to doc file  EN
4099 2007-05-02 2007-09-04  
4060 2005-08-29 2006-05-31  
4020 2005-02-18 2005-08-26  
3099 2004-07-23 2004-12-23  
4092 1997-01-21 1997-07-21  
4020 1995-06-30 1995-12-31  
3099 1995-05-24 1995-10-24  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-06-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-04-01


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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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