Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE)

Based at the University of Toronto, the Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE) is focused on research, design, and development (RD&D) thrusts of power electronic apparatus and controls for electric power system applications. CAPE provides state-of-the-art infrastructure and skilled personnel to facilitate university-industry collaborative research and development projects.

CAPE’s R&D focus is the modernization of legacy electric power grid through the integration of i) renewable generation and energy storage, microgrids and high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) grids and ii) utilization of wide area control and protection strategies.


The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Toronto
10 King’s College Road
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3G8

Areas of Expertise

Grid-Integration of Renewable Resources
HVDC Transmission Systems
Grid-level battery storage


Process R&D

Contact Information

Website: https://www.ece.utoronto.ca/research/centres/centre-applied-power-electronics-cape/

Published: September 20, 2021

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