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The Application of Data Analytics to Enhance Power System Performance

On Friday 27th May, CIGRE UK will be holding a one day conference in London on the subject of ‘The application of data analytics to enhance power system performance’. The…

CIGRE UK B4 Hybrid Technical Liaison Meeting – Presentation Material

The purpose of the meeting, kindly sponsored by GE,  was to provide a high-level overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related to Study Committees B4 (DC Systems & Power…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – 18th May 2022

Environmentally Friendly Ester Based Power Transformers An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 18th May 2022 | 13.00 to 14:00 Technologies, especially the insulation technology, for environmentally friendly Ester based power transformers…

Speak-Up Policy

Dear CIGRE UK member, As an organisation it is very important that we are open to feedback in the way we operate and that we listen to our members views…

Clean Technologies & Energy Storage – A Collaborative Event with NGN UK & NGN Romania

The Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful transition into the power systems industry for early-career professionals and students by providing technical resources and networking opportunities for personal…

Monthly Technical Webinar – April 13th 2022

Asset Management & Environmental Benefits of Switchgear Refurbishment & its Potential Role in Net Zero An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 13th April 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 This presentation explores…

A2/D1 Technical Liaison Meeting 2022 – Presentation Materials

– A2 / D1 Technical Liaison Meeting – About this event: The purpose of the meeting was to provide an overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related to Study…

Paris Session 2022 – Register now!

CIGRE Paris Session is back for 2022! We are delighted to confirm that the Paris Session 2022 will return to its traditional in-person format running from the 28th August to…

CIGRE UK’s Evening Reception – Paris Session 2022

We are also delighted to confirm that with the return of the in-person Paris Session the CIGRE UK reception, at the elegant Cercle de L’Union Interalliée, will be also be returning…

Monthly Technical Webinar – March 9th 2022

The Development of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in the UK An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 9th March 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30   This talk focus on the development of…

Future Grid Acceleration Webinar – CIGRE Netherlands – 8th March

CIGRE Netherlands Presents: Future Gird Acceleration Tuesday 8th March 2022 | 14:00 – 15:30 (BST) 15:00 – 16:30 (CET)   We are delighted to invite you to our virtual ‘Future…

Monthly Technical Webinar – 9th February 2022

Advanced Monitoring of Overhead Line Distribution Networks  An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 9th February 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 . As the utilisation and requirements of the distribution network increase…

NGN Young Members Showcase 2022 Finalists Presentations and Judging – 24th January 2022 10am – 12noon

The CIGRE UK NGN Young Member presentation competition provides an opportunity for early career electrical engineers to showcase their work to the wider CIGRE community. A panel of senior CIGRE…

Cutting Edge Technologies Towards a Net Zero World

CIGRE NGN UK and CIGRE NGN Australia would like to invite to a webinar where two top speakers will present current research activities and applications regarding the impact of cutting…

B4 Global Newsletter: December 2021

 – New Year Greetings from Cigre B4 SC Chair: Joanne Hu – Dear Colleagues Hope you and your families have been doing well! We lived through another year more or…

Grid Forming Technologies for the Net Zero Power Network an online webinar in collaboration with CIGRE UK NGN and Study Committee B4

On 3rd December 2021, CIGRE UK NGN and Study Committee B4 organised an online webinar on Grid Forming Technologies for the Net Zero Power Network. Two speakers were invited, including…

– Grid Forming Technologies for the Net Zero Power Network –

A CIGRE UK NGN and Study Committee B4 Collaboration. Grid Forming technology is one of the potential solutions that can support zero carbon operation of GB’s electricity network. CIGRE UK…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – 8th December

The Role of the Power Sector on the Path to Global Carbon Neutrality by 2050 An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 8th December 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . IEA Analysis…

– December Edition of ELECTRA –

If you are a member of CIGRE (Individual or part of a Collective) you have access to December’s ELECTRA publication.  As a non-member you have the opportunity to subscribe too….

– NGN Election Results –

CIGRE UK NGN committee is pleased to confirm the following elected appointments, effective January 2022. We would like to wish them every success in their new roles: Dr. Ying Xue, Chair…

– Review/Download CIGRE UK Centennial Technical Presentations –

On Tuesday 16th November 2021, members and non-members of CIGRE UK attended a series of Centennial Technical Presentations provided by 13 of the UK’s CIGRE Study Committee Regular Members.  Centennial Technical…

– Net Zero Resource Library –

The objective of this new section of the CIGRE UK website is to collect published information on the subject of Net Zero relevant to power systems and in doing so…

Women In Energy (WiE) Roundtable Discussion – Recording

Two CIGRE NGN groups, Italy and UK held an exciting Inclusion and Diversity webinar between 1-2:30pm BST, 2-3:30pm CEST on 26th Oct. The event started with an interesting presentation from…

– CIGRE UK B5/D2 Technical Liaison Meeting 2021 –

This is an online meeting. About this event The purpose of the meeting, led by UK Regular Members John Wright & Gareth Taylor, is to provide a high-level overview of…

– CIGRE UK AGM Day 2021 –

Members of CIGRE UK are welcome to join our Annual General Meetings, which will then be followed in the afternoon by a series of technical presentations provided by our UK…

– International Women in Engineering Day : Panel Recording –

Listen to our panel from the power systems industry who will discuss their experiences of building a career in the world of engineering. Anna Ferguson kindly volunteered to moderate the…

B1/D1 Technical Liaison Meeting 2021

About this event UK liaison meeting The annual CIGRE B1/D1 UK Technical Liaison meeting will be held as a Virtual Meeting on November 4th 2021. The purpose of the meeting…

CIGRE UK NGN Committee Nominations & Voting 2021

Voting closes 12.00 noon on the 16th November 2021 Only CIGRE UK NGN members are eligible to vote   NGN Election Nominated Candidates and Voting On Tuesday 16th November 2021 we will be holding the…

CIRED Porto Workshop 2022

CIRED workshops on specific topics are organized in Europe every two years between CIRED main conferences. In 2022, the workshop will address “E-mobility and power distribution systems“. It will be…

Deadline Extended for CIGRE UK NGN (YM) Showcase Competition 2022 – Call for Abstracts –

The CIGRE Paris Session is a leading international event in the power industry, gathering worldwide experts to discuss and learn about the industry’s future. CIGRE Session 2022 will take place…

CIGRE NGN Women In Energy (WiE) Roundtable Discussion – A Webinar on 26th October 2021

CIGRE NGN was established to connect younger generations with senior generations to ensure that everyone’s opinions and views are heard. We bring a fresh look to an ageing industry and…

B4 Global Newsletter: September 2021

– Greeting from SC B4 Brazil Regular Member – Antonio Ricardo MATOS TENORIO –    Dear SC B4 Colleagues, When I first received the kind invitation from B4 to prepare…

Opportunities & Challenges for HVDC & Power Electronics in the UK

 – Review, Presentations & Event Recording –   Jianing Li presented the activities of the NGN (Next Generation Network) Section of CIGRE UK, then went on to Chair the event….

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – 20th October 2021

Frequency Response Analysis (FRA) for Transformer Winding Deformation and Movement: From Measurement to Diagnosis An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 20th October 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . Frequency Response Analysis…

B1 New Work Update

CIGRE UK B1 Work Update Friday 24th September 2021 | Online | 11:00 – 11:45 In August each year the B1 Study Committee meets to review the progress of existing Working…

Opportunities & Challenges for HVDC & Power Electronics in the UK – 15th September 2021

About this event This event has 4 speakers:- Speaker: Mark Osbourne Title: ‘The evolution of FACTS applications in the GB Transmission System’ Abstract: The presentation will discuss the range of…

CIGRE UK B4 Technical Liaison Meeting: the presentations

Review and/or download the presentation material from the CIGRE UK Technical Liaison Meeting. B4 Study Committee Mission, Technology & Scope Mission To facilitate and promote the progress of engineering and…

B4 Global Newsletter: June 2021

Read the latest edition of the B4 Newsletter……      

Global Youth Engineering Climate Conference 2021 – 7th & 8th September 2021

Engineering green energy solutions at the first global youth engineering climate conference. CIGRE is partnering with international companies, universities, and youth groups to gather this September for a fully virtual Global…

CIGRE Virtual Centennial Session 2021- 18th to 27th August 2021

The Virtual Centennial Session will be a unique immersive digital experience, professionally broadcasted from the Palais des Congrès of Paris. Using this technology, the event will run over eight working days, from Wednesday 18th to Friday 27th August. Registration fees…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – Wednesday 22nd September 2021

System HILP Event Demand Disconnection (SHEDD) Project -New LFDD Schemes   An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 22nd September 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . The SHEDD project investigates alternative Low…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – Wednesday 14th July 2021

HV Cable PD Monitoring – identifying faults before they become failures. This webinar will be introduced by Dave A Roberts and feature subject matter experts from Collective Member, EA Technology,…

CIGRE UK C1 Liaison Meeting – 29th June 2021

About this Event The purpose of the meeting is to provide a high-level overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related to Study Committees C1 (Power Systems Development & Economics)…

CIGRE NGN UK China Net Zero Meeting Minutes

Date: 28th May 2021 Event: CIGRE NGN United Kingdom and NGN China – Net Zero in the UK and China – Challenges and Opportunities.  Time: 12 pm – 1 pm…

CIGRE C1 – Webinar on Grid Planning

System & Grid Planning Approaches in an age of Renewable Energy and Storage Growth – the Euro-Mediterranean Experience Monday 7th June 2021 | 12:00 – 14:00 BST AGENDA – Welcome…

Transformer Reliability Webinar – CIGRE Australia | 18th, 20th & 26th May

CIGRE Australia if offering an online transformer reliability webinar / workshop. The workshop will be held over 3 different days, with sessions of approximately 2-3 hrs each. The format of session  one…

Request for Submission of Synopses – Paris Session 2022 Papers

  The call for papers for the CIGRE Paris Session 2022 is now open. The first step in this process is for prospective authors to submit a synopsis for review by…

Latest Update on Paris Session 2021

 – Announcing a Virtual Centennial Session in 2021 now running from the 18th to the 27th of August –   We have now been officially informed about how the CIGRE…

CIGRE Study Committee B1 Webinar

Offshore Generation Cables Connections – Friday 4th June 2021 | 12:00 – 13:00 BST – In recent years the number and size of installed offshore wind farms have increased rapidly…

2021 CIGRE NGN UK China Joint Webinar Poster

The Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful transition into the power systems industry for early-career professionals and students by providing technical resources and networking opportunities for personal…