To support its customers, R&D relies on recognized expertise, testing resources that are sometimes unique in the world, and world-class know-how. These innovative solutions are accessible thanks to more than 70 modern, high-performance testing, measurement and simulation platforms in all areas of the energy sector. R&D has supercomputers reaching a 4-Petaflop capacity as well as major digital simulation software, making it a leading player in these fields.
Discover portraits of our researchers, their achievements, their projects and the ambition that drives them.
R&D in the world
523M budget in 2019 (713M EDF)
156 doctoral students in 2019
1868 employees in France in 2019
4 computing capacity petaflops
EDF LAB PARIS-SACLAY
EDF LAB LES RENARDIÈRES
EDF LAB CHATOU
In the heart of the Paris-Saclay Campus, R&D houses various centres of expertise: vibrational mechanics, software engineering, mathematics and digital simulation, economics of electricity, industrial risk management, NICT and digital and metering architecture, big data processing, client relations, new services creation, and more.
EDF Research and Development Division EDF Lab Paris-Saclay 7 boulevard Gaspard Monge 91120 Palaiseau France Phone: +33 1 78 19 32 00 Click here to get the plan
EDF Lab les Renardières is the largest R&D site within the EDF Group. It is home to some of the world most high-performance test facilities. The research carried outthere is highly varied: energy efficiency in the industry, in buildings and territories, safety and performance improvement in production facilities, reliability and future of electricity networks, etc.
EDF Research and Development Division EDF Lab les Renardières Avenue des Renardières 77250 Ecuelles - Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne France Phone: +33 1 60 73 60 73 Click here to get the plan
EDF Lab Chatou is a long-established R&D site with cutting-edge expertise in hydraulics, renewable energies, nuclear power and environment.
EDF Research and Development Division EDF Lab Chatou 6, quai Watier 78400 Chatou France Phone: +33 1 30 87 72 44 Click here to get the plan
Manchester, Londres,Brighton, Barnwood - EDF Energy R&D UK Centre
MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH
Nuclear: Modelling and Simulation; Natural Hazards and Environment; Waste and Decommissioning
Off Shore Wind
Energy Systems, Flexibility & Storage
Zero Emissions Mobility
Integrated Energy Hubs & Low Carbon Hydrogen
Smart Digital Technologies: Artificial Intelligence and Applied Data Science