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In response to a fast-growing need for energy and to government subsidies, the renewable energy industry in general, and the solar energy sector in particular, have been successfully developing new technologies to capture energy from our environment in order to supply ‘green’ power to local and national networks. As solar cable specialists, we offer innovative solutions on projects which rely on both sustained operational performance with minimum maintenance and an efficient initial set up. These cover the full range of cable interconnections between the solar panels and the other components of the photovoltaic system.

Our solar cables can be found on some of the largest and most prestigious solar farms across the United Kingdom, including Belectric’s Landmead 46mW plant, Forrester's largest floating solar farm, and four SunEdison solar farms with a collective output of 60mW. Our complete solar cable solutions have also contributed to the completion of some of Africa’s largest solar generation plants.


Our solar cables are manufactured in accordance with various British and International Standards. These include EN50618 standard solar cable covering a range of applications typical of rooftop solar installations and of solar farms such as providing the interconnection of photovoltaic power generation systems, including the solar panel arrays. This robust outdoor cable range is designed to withstand severe environmental conditions and degradation from UV light exposure. We also supply a wide range of bare copper conductors, low voltage, and medium voltage cables connecting the solar installation to substations and to the power grid, including DNO-approved cables.


All our photovoltaic cables meet the requirements of EN 50618, the standard which is superseding the solar cable approvals of PV1-F cable from TÜV Rheinland Group. As with the TUV certified cables, the EN50618 solar cable range have undergone a rigorous manufacturing and testing audit programme to deliver a quality cable with an anticipated lifespan of circa 25 years. This is consistent with the quality standards we set for all of our products.
TUV approved solar cable supplier


Eland Cables’ complete solar cable solutions cover the full project spectrum from cable selection or design, to same-day despatch or manufacturing run on short lead-times, logistics and testing, both offsite and onsite. The Cable Lab®, our in-house specialist cable testing laboratory, UKAS accredited to ISO17025, offers a wealth of technical expertise encompassing customised cable development as well as cable testing and suspected fault inspection.


In order to ensure the optimal performance of your solar systems, enquire about our solar cable accessories, including our connectors and specialist crimping tools to allow fast and error free installations.
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The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.


About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.