Expertise & Consulting services


Alongside our applied research & innovation work, we offer technical consulting services for your projects; placing our best researchers, our industry experience and our cutting-edge innovations at your disposal.

Thanks to our technological expertise and proven project management skills, we continue to remain one step ahead in the development of new innovations and to provide you with an outstanding service.

Our commitments

As the European leader in research and innovation for MVDC and HVDC grids, we dedicate our cutting-edge facilities, resources and expertise to providing the best possible service for our clients. You can count on us to:

  • Provide comprehensive studies of the issues you face in your projects and 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
  • Deploy our full range of technologies and tools, including our in-house test platforms, to resolve your technical challenges
  • Act pragmatically and proactively to identify areas for improvement, helping you optimise your solutions

Some illustrations of the technical consulting services we are able to provide:

System architecture

  • Project advisory services:
    • Designing an HVDC Point-to-Point connection whilst anticipating the possibility of a future extension in a meshed HVDC grid
  • Project advisory services:
    • Using TEA* software to define an optimised electrical architecture for:
      • HVDC links
      • Offshore Wind Farm electrical systems
      • MVDC grids
  • Consulting services:
    • 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 & protection stratégies
  • HV/MV grid studies:
    • for the design of HVDC and Offshore Wind farms, including:
      • design fundamentals
      • grid connection
      • grid impact
      • grid code compliance
      • detailed design
      • equipment specification
Download our Grid Consulting flyer
  • Collaborative project proposal on power line congestion solutions
Innovative DC Solutions for Grid Reinforcements flyer
  • MVDC electricity network consulting
MVDC electricity network consulting flyer
  • DC Solid State Transformer for MVDC network
DC Solid State Transformer for MVDC network flyer


  • (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
  • Etc.

*: TEA = Techno-economic analysis

Our customers and partners spending capital on research and development with us via their French legal entities can benefit from research tax credit (CIR), in accordance with eligibility requirements.