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CIGRE UK Webinar Series – August 2020

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MVDC Grid Feasibility Within Distribution Networks

an Online Technical Webinar

Wednesday 5th August 2020 | 12.30 to 13.30



This webinar, present by Dr Samual Jupe, will highlight the recent Study Committee C6 Technical Brochure 793 on MVDC Grid Feasibility and showcase emerging applications of MVDC, within the UK’s distribution networks, which are being developed and demonstrated through Network Innovation funding from Ofgem.

Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) grids have been attracting global attention as an innovative technology for power distribution system flexibility and enhancement. The objective of Working Group C6.31 was to evaluate existing and planned MVDC projects and research studies, identifying potential system benefits and the main technical challenges of MVDC technologies for different applications.

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Speaker Profile

Dr Samuel Jupe is a Chartered Engineer, the Network Innovation Manager at Nortech Management Limited and the UK Regular Member for Study Committee C6 (on Active Distribution Systems and Distributed Energy Resources). Samuel is actively delivering network-wide control systems for MVDC applications in the UK (such as WPD’s Network Equilibrium and SP Energy Networks’ Angle DC demonstration projects).

This Webinar series is kindly sponsored by Burns & McDonnell


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Celebrating the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic

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CIGRE UK NGN is excited to announce the creation of Educational Demonstration, a new online programme of inspirational video contents aimed at children aged 9-14. Join us as we hear from the people working in the field of Energy to share inspiring demonstrations with fun projects.

Here is the first episode about a new generation of Engineers with Special guests about, “the fun projects you can build with Snap Circuit-A toy with electronic parts”.


Member from CIGRE UK NGN, Jianing (from University of Birmingham), Jingyi (from Mott MacDonald), Ying (from University of Birmingham), and Zhenkun (from University of Strathclyde), together with special Guests, Alastair and Luke contributed their enthusiasm and creativity to the first episode.

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