Its various undergraduate and graduate-level programs – Bachelor of Science, Ingénieur Polytechnicien (Master’s level program), Master’s, and PhD – are highly selective and promote a culture of excellence with a strong emphasis on science, anchored in humanist traditions.
As a widely internationalized university, École Polytechnique offers a variety of international programs and attracts a growing number of foreign students and researchers from around the globe (currently 41% of students and 40% of faculty members).
École Polytechnique offers an exceptional education to prepare bright men and women to excel in top-level key positions and lead complex and innovative projects which meet the challenges of 21st century society, all while maintaining a keen sense of their civil and social responsibilities.
With its 23 laboratories, 22 of which are joint research units with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the École Polytechnique Research Center explores the frontiers of interdisciplinary knowledge to provide major contributions to science, technology, and society.
École Polytechnique is a founding member of Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
Role in the project
The Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides, one of the 23 École Polytechnique laboratories, is in charge of designing and interpreting two technical tests, in partnership with ESK and STORENGY: A tightness test and a test during which cavern pressure will be cycled.
Relevant previous projects
STOPIL H2: H2 storage in salt caverns
FluidStory: Storage in salt caverns for Electrolysis–Methanation–Oxy-Fuel (EMO) concept
SACRE (ANR): Compressed air storage in salt caverns
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