A system for distribution of electric power


A subsea electrical power distribution system including a first chamber (20) housing a transformer, a second chamber (30) housing a power distribution system with busbars (32) for distribution of power to individual consumers connected to said busbars via connectors (33). The interface between the first and second chamber includes a flexible membrane (22) allowing the oil in the first chamber to expand into the second chamber and vice versa. The second chamber being connected to an external volume expansion chamber (34) allowing the pressure in the second chamber to balance against the pressure of the ambient sea.




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