Since 1997, the established and growing OPAL-RT team of experts has comprised a diverse and multi-faceted collaboration of deeply experienced and committed workers, thinkers and instructors. The team’s expertise covers power system analysis, including hydroelectric, thermal, wind, and solar power generation; power transmission and distribution; power electronics drives; as well as micro-grids, HVDC and FACTS. OPAL-RT draws on extensive knowledge earned through collaborations with institutions including Hydro-Quebec – specifically, HQ-TransEnergie, HQ-Production and the Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Quebec (IREQ) – applied research labs and some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies. OPAL-RT’s expertise has been kept immediate and innovative through direct involvement in complex and far-reaching projects with the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), ABB, RTE-France, GE Energy, and many more. OPAL-RT also works in close collaboration with a wide variety of universities, industrial research centers, labs and engineering firms throughout the world.