Power and renewables

High Power Laboratory, Arnhem

High Power Laboratory Arnhem

KEMA High Power Laboratory in Arnhem is the world’s largest independent testing and certification laboratory for medium, high and ultra-high voltage T&D equipment.

The KEMA High-Power Laboratory in Arnhem, the Netherlands provides short-circuit, switching and mechanical testing and certification, based on international and regional standards, to utilities and equipment manufacturers worldwide.

The lab was the first in the world capable of the short-circuit testing of 1200 kV power equipment. It also has the highest short circuit power of up to 10 000 MVA, delivered by four short-circuit generators operating in parallel.

These industry-leading facilities, together with our highly qualified and experienced test engineers, ensure maximum flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness in testing all kinds of T&D components. Upon successful completion, your component will receive a KEMA Type Test Certificate, globally recognised as evidence of quality and reliability.

Components tested

  • Cables and cable accessories
  • Insulators
  • Power and instrument transformers
  • Switchgear
  • Panels and other components

Tests available

  • Short-circuit
  • Switching
  • Internal arc
  • Power arc
  • Mechanical endurance

Contact us:

Bas Verhoeven

Bas Verhoeven

Director High Voltage Laboratory, Global Quality & Innovation, KEMA Laboratories

Phone: + 31 26 356 3581

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