SuperGrid Institute demonstrates the partial discharge behaviour of SF6 subtitute gases which can be used in the future HVDC GIS as part of the PROMOTioN project

2020-03-04T10:32:39+01:00March 4th, 2020|Event, High Voltage Substation Equipment|

SuperGrid Institute will be able to develop an effective partial discharge monitoring system for the future SF6 free high voltage equipment.

SuperGrid Institute’s vision at the second conference on Power Transmission in Africa (Johannesburg)

2020-02-10T17:16:17+01:00February 10th, 2020|Conference, Event|

This morning, SuperGrid Institute presented at the second conference on Power Transmission in Africa (Johannesburg) its vision on new transmission technologies and architecture, shaping the future grids. With emphasis on the fantastic opportunity that the latest HVDC technologies and solutions represent for a robust and interconnected power system in Africa, able to address major issues linked to energy transition.

HVDC plays a key role in the future AC/DC power systems

2020-02-26T10:57:51+01:00February 5th, 2020|Conference, Event|

This Tuesday the 4th of February, at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy, Bruno Luscan, CTO of SuperGrid Institute, presented the company’s vision on the importance of the role of HVDC links within AC/DC networks.

SuperGrid Institute organised its Climate Collage event

2019-12-20T14:47:58+01:00December 20th, 2019|Event|

This Tuesday, the 17th of December, SuperGrid Institute organised a Climate Collage event for its team. The Climate Collage is an interactive workshop based on collective intelligence that raises awareness of climate change and allows participants to gain a better understanding of the the complexity of this issue in a fun and easy way.

Majededdine MOUSTAID was awarded the HEFAT 2019 Outstanding Paper Award

2020-01-16T14:11:20+01:00December 20th, 2019|Event|

SuperGrid Institute is proud to announce that Majededdine MOUSTAID was awarded the HEFAT 2019 Outstanding Paper Award for their “Study of convective condensation in a thermosiphon loop”, in the “heat exchangers 2” session. Congratulations for this well-deserved recognition! This study was a collaboration between SuperGrid Institute, Ampère Laboratory & LaTEP.

Françoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue has been awarded the Irène Joliot-Curie 2019 Prize in the Female Scientist of the Year category

2020-03-20T15:33:50+01:00November 27th, 2019|Event, Supergrid Architecture & Systems|

Françoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue has been awarded the Irène Joliot-Curie 2019 Prize in the Female Scientist of the Year category. Congratulations to Françoise for this acclaimed recognition of her work!

SuperGrid Institute’s “Technical days”: an event dedicated to our industrial shareholders

2019-11-22T09:48:26+01:00November 22nd, 2019|Event|

SuperGrid Institute has held its first ever ‘Technical days’ event! Dedicated to our industrial shareholders, this event was organised to facilitate exchange and to allow us to better adapt our roadmap to the industry’s tangible needs. These two exciting days of workshops, discussions and networking have bolstered our belief in the importance of our mission to shape tomorrow’s HV & MV power transmission grids.

SuperGrid Institute at “Fête de la Science”: come and discover the electricity network of tomorrow

2019-10-11T15:36:50+02:00October 10th, 2019|Event|

The thinking caps are on this week at SuperGrid Institute with the “Fête de la Science” event! Over the last few days the institute has welcomed four classes of high school students who learnt about the work that we do through fun, interactive activities. This Saturday afternoon, we are opening our doors to the public to round of the week in style! Come along and see us!

Ahmed Zama honored with the IEEE “Doctorate Laureate” for his thesis work

2019-10-11T16:26:09+02:00October 10th, 2019|Event, Supergrid Architecture & Systems|

Every year the French chapter of IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), in collaboration with SEE (Society of Electricity, Electronics and Information and Communication Technologies), recognises outstanding PhD theses and hands out the “outstanding engineer of the year” prize at an annual evening ceremony. This Wednesday the 9th of October, Ahmed Zama was honoured with the IEEE “Doctorate Award” for his thesis work on “Modeling and Control of Modular Multilevel Converters (MMCs) for HVDC applications”.

Stage dating is back at SuperGrid Institute!

2019-10-01T09:32:09+02:00October 1st, 2019|Event|

Stage dating is back at SuperGrid Institute! Get your CV ready and come along to apply for one, or several, of our internships on Thursday the 24th October at our premises in Villeurbanne (69). Our internship tutors will be available for a whole afternoon, seeking new talents to help us shape the power transmission system of tomorrow!