Wind in the sails

(c) Coria

Numerical simulation contributes to increase the efficiency of offshore wind turbines, which represent one of the potential future solutions for the generation of clean electricity.

Beneath Italy

Simulation of the 20 May 2012 earthquake in Northen Italy (c) IMAGINE_IT

Numerical simulation is a valuable tool for precisely imaging the internal geological structure of the planet and thus better understanding all the processes at work during major seismic events, with the target of determining operational scenarios for support of public authorities.

Controlled reactions

(c) CEA

Numerical simulation plays a dominant role in understanding physical phenomena involved in fusion, a natural reaction occuring in the Sun as well as in the stars in the Universe and which could be the future of energy supplies on the Earth.

A more secure network

View of the European electricity network (c) iTesla

Numerical simulation is used for developing a new generation of tools enabling network operators to guarantee the secure operation of the European electricity system: it is the objective of the iTesla project led by RTE, the French transmission system operator.