RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Our investment in research, development and innovation is key for adding value

Innovation is the main tool for ensuring the company's sustainability, efficiency and competitiveness. R&D+I efforts are focused on optimising operating conditions, improve safety and reduce environmental impact.

The company's main R&D+I projects in partnership with universities are in the following areas:

  • Smart grids: we focus on optimising the distribution network, occupational safety, environmental aspects and supply quality. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Environment and biodiversity: we are committed to promoting innovation in this area and reducing the environmental impact of our activities. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Utility of the future: thanks to our unwavering commitment to innovation, we have been recognised as the most innovative utility in Spain and fourth in Europe. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Substations and high voltage: we seek to make technical progress in the insulation of high-voltage cables, as well as in the operation of substations. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • HVDC: we have conducted different studies to optimise and develop the transmission of electrical energy in: High Voltage Direct Current. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Nuclear technologies: our projects develop models that anticipate and analyse possible accidents at nuclear power plants. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Energy markets: we improve energy markets by analysing them, forecasting variables and optimising trading models. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Robotics: we innovate in new technologies applied to the operation and maintenance of energy infrastructures: robotics, sensors, software, etc. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].
  • Wind resources: we work on improving the production and efficiency of wind farms, studying their costs and maintenance. For more information, please refer to the Innovation Report 2014-2015 [PDF].

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