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Laboratory in electrical energy

Research areas description

Simulation of power systems (real time and deferred time) Simulation « hardware-in-the-loop » (real time) of controllers and other electrical equipments Testing and measurements of power apparatus up to 100 kVA (transformers, electrical machines, power converters, superconducting devices)

Research interests

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2501 Power systems
  • 2516 Energy conversion and distribution

Research staff

Professors / researchers (4)
Number of graduate students: 6
Number of research agents: 1

Specialized equipment

Real time simulators (HyperSim, Opal-RT)

Programmable controllers (National Instruments, D-Space)

Three-phase sources (up to 100 kVA, independent phases)

Synthetic loads (3 x 25 kW)

High performance acquisition systems (2 systems, 24 channels each)

Power analyzers, scopes, etc.

External sources of funding

CFI, NSERC, Hydro-Quebec, Industrial partners

Press review about Laboratory in electrical energy

April 9, 2019, Radio-Canada, Verglas : les équipements d'Hydro- Québec sont-ils à la hauteur? Entrevue de Frédéric Sirois, professeur titulaire au Département de génie électrique de Polytechnique Montréal.