Remee Wire & Cable, a leading domestic wire and cable manufacturer from New York, has advanced its commitment to support solar and wind energy projects by offering turnkey cables for renewable energy, due in part to the addition of new production lines that are dedicated to the manufacturing of these renewable energy cables. 

Remee is committed to supporting the recent reshoring trends and governmental efforts to develop the renewable energy industry in the United States. Remee’s turnkey cables for renewable energy cover virtually every application in solar and wind fields to interconnect equipment with reliable power and/or data transmission. Examples include: solar panel cable, wind turbine energy cables, DC feeders, PV wire and MV cables, to name a few.

In this article we cover the various cables for renewable energy that Remee offers to support various industries and why Remee products provide an advantage.


Remee Wire & Cable Announces Turnkey Cabling Solutions for Solar and Wind Farms 

Remee Wire and Cable is at the forefront of innovation in cables for renewable energy, offering a diverse range of cutting-edge renewable cabling solutions designed to meet the unique challenges of sustainable energy installations. Below we cover Remee’s lineup of renewable cabling solutions, exploring their advanced technologies and quality designs. From solar power fields to wind energy farms, Remee Wire and Cable demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable, and efficient renewable cabling solutions that play a crucial role in advancing the global transition to renewable energy sources.


Remee’s Solar Array Cables for Solar Wind Farms

Remee offers a Solar Energy Stranded bare copper PV wire for renewable cabling solutions made for the needs of solar energy farms. All solar energy cables feature cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) jackets for durability. 

Solar panel cables are offered in a variety of conductor sizes, ranging from 4/0 to 14 AWG and from 250 kcmil to 1000 kcmil. These solar array cables are rated at 1kV/2kV or 600V and are UL 4703 listed. In addition, these cables comply with all applicable requirements of UL 44, UL 854, UL 1581, as well as NFPA 70. These single-conductor photovoltaic (PV) wires are manufactured for use in solar farms to connect solar panel arrays or other electrical components to intermediate collection points.  


Collection (DC Feeder) Cables 

Remee also offers the stranded aluminum conductors (AA-8000 Series Aluminum Alloy) with cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) jackets for durability. These DC Feeders are rated at 1kV/2kV and are offered in a variety of conductor sizes, ranging from 4/0 to 6 AWG and 250 kcmil to 1000 kcmil. The operating temperature range is -40°C to +90°C (90°C wet or dry). 

In addition to UL 4703, these cables comply with all applicable requirements of UL 44, UL 854, and IEEE 1202 FT4 (for sizes 1/0 and larger). DC Feeders are used to connect intermediary collection points to central control units or solar panels to a combiner box.


Power Equipment Cables for Renewable Energy Sectors

Remee’s power equipment cables (RHH/RHW-2/USE-2 cables) feature stranded conductors for use in delivering power from wind turbines to collection points using these wind power energy cables. In solar fields, solar panel cable delivers power between intermediate collection points. RHH/RHW-2/USE-2 cables are 600V rated and offered in sizes ranging from 4/0 to 14 AWG, and 250 kcmil to 1000 kcmil. 

These renewable energy cables feature stranded bare copper or tinned copper conductors and XLPE jackets.  RHH type cables comply with the requirements of UL 44 and UL 854. High-stranded bare copper WTTC type cables are available in 6 AWG and 10 AWG with XLPE insulation and PVC jackets and are rated at 1kV. They comply with UL 758, UL 2277, AWM 2587, and CSA C22.2 No. 210 and 239.


MV (Medium Voltage) Primary Distribution Cables for Green Energy 

Remee also can provide Medium voltage primary distribution cables (MV cables) for the renewable energy sector. Both the stranded aluminum and copper MV Series are rated 35kv; they feature tree-retardant cross-linked polyethylene (TR-XLPE) insulation and a cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) jacket. 

Aluminum MV cables are offered in conductor sizes ranging from 1/0 to 4/0 AWG, and from 500 kcmil to 1500 kcmil. Copper MV cables are offered in conductor sizes ranging from 1/0 to 4/0 AWG, and 250 kcmil to 1250 kcmil.  

These cables are designed for use in three-phase systems with voltage not exceeding 35kV phase to phase, and conductor temperatures not exceeding 105°C for normal operation. MV cables feature a concentric neutral copper conductor that is applied helically in indented channels over the outer semi-conducting shield.


Medium Voltage Renewable Energy Cabling Design Features

Remee’s Medium voltage or MV cables are UL 1072 listed – MV90/MV105 and comply with all applicable requirements of ICEA S-94-649, AEIC CS8, and CSA 68.10. MV cables carry power from the generator/transformer or collection points to the substation.

MV cables feature a “DISCHARGE-FREE” design concept. The conductor shield, insulation, and insulation shield are extruded simultaneously over the conductor by using triple-extrusion and dry-curing technology. The insulation shield is designed to be strippable. 

Copper MV cables are suitable for direct burial, with a double-helix water-blocking yarn applied to all conductors, and a water-swellable tape applied over the insulation shield.


Remee Substation Cables

Remee manufactures a wide variety of shielded and unshielded instrumentation and control cables for use to interconnect substation equipment. Refer to Remee’s TEKwire™, Vigilance™, Automation, and other cable families for more details. 


What is Cable Shielding?

Cable shielding is a crucial aspect of cable design aimed at protecting signals from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). This protective layer, typically composed of conductive material, surrounds the insulated conductors within a cable. The primary purpose of cable shielding is to mitigate the impact of external electromagnetic fields on the signal (ingress) and prevent the emission of signals from within the cable (egress). By doing so, cable shielding helps maintain signal integrity and reduces the risk of signal degradation or disruption. 

Cable shielding is especially vital in environments where electronic devices, power lines, or other sources of electromagnetic radiation may pose a threat to the proper functioning of communication or data transmission cables. The effectiveness of cable shielding plays a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability and performance of various renewable energy systems across different industries.


Using Fiber Optic Cables for the Renewable Energy Sector

Interference-free all-dielectric fiber optic cables are available in a variety of fiber counts, from 2 through 288. They feature loose tube construction, gel-free AquaLock™, and armoring options. Not many fiber optic cable manufacturers offer these options. Remee’s 22-Series and 28-Series fiber optic cables meet the applicable requirements of TIA/EIA FOTP Standard 455, RUS 1755.900, GR-20-CORE, and ANSI/TIA-568-C.3. Fiber In Duct is now available upon request.  


Solid and Stranded Bare Copper & Tinned Copper Ground Wire 

Another option within the cables for renewable energy line provided by Remee are solid and stranded bare copper wire and tinned copper ground wire. Popular options include 2/0, 4/0, 2, 4, and 6 AWG conductor sizes, but Remee offers sizes ranging from 4/0 to 14 AWG, and 250 kcmil to 1000 kcmil. These ground wires meet the applicable requirements of ASTM B 1, ASTM B 2, ASTM B 3, ASTM B 8, and ASTM B 33. 

Renewables by Remee™ have been specifically designed for the power collection and distribution in solar and wind power generation systems. Remee’s experience in manufacturing rugged cables for use in many types of harsh outdoor environments provides assurance of signal integrity, continued performance, and delivery of power.


Why Choose Remee Renewable Energy Cabling Solutions?

Remee stands out as a top-quality provider of US renewable cabling solutions. Every offering in the Renewables by Remee™ line of cables is UL-listed. Renewables by Remee™ are made here in the United States, and Remee is one of the few domestic manufacturers to offer stranded copper and aluminum cable with XLPE jackets. 

In addition to all Renewables™ by Remee cable products being UL Listed, they are manufactured under ISO 9001 certification. Compounds are handled and loaded in a Class 10000 cleanroom. An optical pellet analyzer is used by the supplier to perform 100% pellet inspection. You can also check out the other cable certifications that Remee possesses.

When you need reliable renewable energy cabling solutions, Remee is the right choice. Speak with our renewable energy cabling experts to discuss your specific project needs.