Sectors of application

Industry / Transportation / Grid operator / Research & Development

Your challenges

  • Identify and prevent failures of your electric power network
  • Design, develop and adapt your electric power network by integrating the latest technological and environmental developments
  • Implement monitoring and asset management solutions for your cable connections
  • Assess the working condition of your equipment

Our strengths

  • 15 highly skilled engineers and researchers involved in the definition of methods and in the design of facilities for testing electrical cables
  • A wide range of equipment expertise thanks to the complementarity with EDF R&D mechanics and materials laboratories
  • More than 50 years of experience supporting the Transport System Operator and the Distribution System Operator in France

Our offer

  • Expertise of faulty or malfunctioning equipment, on site and in laboratory
  • Specification of electrical equipment intended for new usage (offshore, PV, mobility, storage…)
  • Development of asset management solutions
  • Assessment of the working condition of connections and equipment
  • Feasibility studies for network technologies development (new DC cables, MV and HV-DC connections)
  • Cable diagnosis and connection monitoring: development of systems for data analysis
  • Training course « Understanding and interpreting electrical equipment tests »
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Use case examples

Power grid operator in the Middle East: expertise of a 400kV underground cable following a breakdown of the main insulation and identification of failure causes of the secondary insulation on junctions.  

Industrial client in energy sector: cable diagnosis in indoor facility following production shutdown. « …We appreciate your very strong involvement given the particularly stringent deadlines. Thanks to your work we ruled out a failure due to the cables and therefore we avoided their unnecessary replacement… »

Train manufacturer: identification of failure causes on new cable connections. « Very good exchanges during the service. The sharing of expertise and of lessons learnt was very much appreciated. Report of very good quality. »

Going further with EDF R&D

Testing Facilities

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Training your staff

Learn new methods, tools and deepen your knowledge.