Product development

In the electrical infrastructure inspection and maintenance sector, as in all other sectors, innovation is the key to keeping up with best practices. Hydro-Québec is supported by a close-knit team of 40 robotics researchers, engineers and technicians with expertise in mechanics, computing and electronics at IREQ, Hydro-Québec’s research institute./p>

For managing the condition of overhead transmission and distribution lines, transformer substations, turbines and embedded parts and underwater structures, our fields of expertise include:

  • Robotic platforms
  • Sensors
  • Maintenance tools
  • Data-processing software
  • Simulations