Previous UK Events

Solving electricity network challenges evening seminar

Event Date: 11 October 2017

Our Electricity Network needs to adapt to accommodate a low carbon world that includes Renewable Generation, Energy Storage, Interconnectors and MicroGrids. Add to this an already constrained and ageing network infrastructure then you can begin to understand the challenges that face our Network Operators. The following speakers will share their views, experiences and discuss practical solutions:- * Rachel Hodges, Managing Director, TNEI - Keynote * Christer Norlander, Senior Advisor, Swedish TO - European perspective * Tim Manandhar, UKPN, Active Network Management – experiences & challenges * Mustafa Kayikci, TNEI Principal Consultant - modelling challenges * Biljana Stojkovska, National Grid –...

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WNUK Networking Event

Event Date: 15 September 2016

Cigre WNUK aim to build a strong platform to support females in the power and energy sector. Part of the women’s network at Cigre is to organise Network events in order to update Cigre members about the progress of work of Cigre WNUK and create a first-class networking group to support females in their career. Kindly hosted by ABB Ltd, we are planning for this event to be enjoyable as well as informative and we are confident that each of you, regardless of your career level, will find it valuable. Registration is at 3pm with refreshments and a chance to meet...

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System Technical Performance Issues Related to the Application of Long HVAC Cables

Event Date: 7 September 2016

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar Series Session Five - System Technical Performance Issues Related to the Application of Long HVAC Cables Presented by Dr Zia Emin Wednesday 7th September 2016 - 12:30 to 13:30hrs Fundamentally there is nothing new in terms of the technical performance of a transmission system with long cable lines compared to one with long overhead lines. However, due to the difference in their physical properties cables have a much higher shunt capacitance value compared to overhead lines. This results in a much greater need for reactive power compensation, presence of resonances at the lower end of the...

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