Identifying technical challenges and optimising solutions
SuperGrid Institute employs its skills, industry experience, innovative capacity, and high-end facilities to identifying and resolving technical challenges, optimising solutions and offering services that include:
conducting dedicated grid studies – including technical and economic assessment studies – for HVDC systems, MVDC systems, and connection grids for offshore wind farms and photovoltaic farms, amongst others
performing trouble shooting on clients’ equipment and resolving technical challenges, drawing on the company’s full range of expertise, tools and test platforms
(co)developing, designing, validating/improving, and performance-testing new products, such as high and medium voltage equipment, converters, medium frequency and solid-state transformers, cable junctions and accessories.
You can count on us to
Provide comprehensive studies of the issues you face in your projects and to identify your technical needs in a rigorous and constructive manner.
Dedicate our team of experts to your projects, delivering the results you expect in the timeframe you require.
Act pragmatically and proactively to identify areas for improvement, helping you optimise your solutions.
Deploy our full range of expertise and tools, including our in-house test platforms, to resolve your technical challenges.
Some illustrations of our technical consulting services
Project advisory services
Designing an HVDC point-to-point connections whilst anticipating the possibility of a future extension in a meshed HVDC grid.
Using techno-economic analysis software to define optimised electrical architecture for:
offshore wind farm electrical systems
Drawing on our innovative solutions to ensure the reliability and operability of AC and DC grids, in particular:
enhancing AC grid stability through the use of HVDC links
developing innovative HVDC grid control and protection strategies.
HV/MV grid studies
Contributing to the design of HVDC and offshore wind farms, including:
grid code compliance
(co-)development, design validation and/or performance testing for new products (HV/MV equipment, converters, medium frequency transformer & solid state transformers, cable junctions & accessories, etc.) before manufacturing
trouble shooting of dielectric failures in HV equipment
With our unique research environment, SuperGrid Institute acts as an incubator for innovation at the forefront of power grid technologies. As the only privately run research centre in this domain in France, we provide thorough and personalised training, drawing on a wide array of resources and expertise, to offer courses that focus on the subjects most relevant to your company’s activities.