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CIGRE UK Technical Webinar.

HV Cable PD Monitoring – identifying faults before they become failures.   This webinar will feature subject matter experts from Collective Member, EA Technology, talking about real-life examples of using…

International Women in Engineering Day

Join us to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. Join our panel from the power systems industry who will discuss their experiences of building a career in the world of…

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…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – June

Capabilities and Requirements Definition for Power Electronics Based Technology for Secure and Efficient System Operation and Control An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 9th June 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 ….

CIGRE UK C1 Liaison Meeting – 29th June

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)…

Jicable HVDC’21 International Symposium on HVDC Cable Systems

Jicable HVDC’21 organizes a Young Researchers Contest – “NGN Members active in the UK B1 community who have an interest in HVDC cable systems should note that the Jicable HVDC 2021…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – May 2021

CLASS – How Customers can Resolve System Challenges  An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . CLASS is a grid scale deployment of an award…

CIGRE B4.70 Global Webinar |4th May 2:00 – 3:30pm BST

Guide for Electromagnetic Transient Studies Involving VSC Converters Tuesday 4th May 2021 | 2:00 – 3-30pm BST   The objective of the webinar is to present the TB written by CIGRE…

Researchers from UK & Netherlands share their research on the impact of COVID-19 on electrical power systems

  Dr Mathaios Panteli, Assistant Professor at University of Cyprus, Dr Matthias Noebels, Ph.D. researcher at the University of Manchester and Mr Jan Vorrink, head of the Control Centres Netherlands…

CIGRE UK B4 Liaison Meeting – DC system and power electronics

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 B4 (DC Systems & Power Electronics)…

Smart Cities – A Collaborative event with CIGRE Germany

Smart Cities A Collaborative event with CIGRE Germany  Wednesday 21st April, 14:00 – 16:00 BST Online event – Free to attend . About this event More than half of the…

Researchers from UK & Italy share their research on Resiliency of Grid

Dr Luigi Calcara, member of CIGRE Italy NGN, Assistant Professor of Power Systems at University “La Sapienza” and Dr Alejandro Martínez Ceseña (Alex), academic fellow in multi-energy systems at The…

Impact of COVID-19 on Electrical Power Systems, joint webinar organised by CIGRE NGN United Kingdom and NGN Netherlands

Impact of COVID-19 on Electrical Power Systems Joint webinar organized by CIGRE NGN United Kingdom and NGN Netherlands The Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful transition into…

CIGRE Session Paris 2022

CIGRE Paris Session 2022 is planned to take place from the 28th August to 2nd September 2022 and the date of the submission of final papers to CIGRE Central Office…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2021 – Inspiring our future leaders CIGRE UK is pleased to support this TNEI webinar which celebrates the achievements of women in engineering and aims to inspire our…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – April 2021

Cybersecurity and resilience in power system substations An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 14th April 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . Cyberattacks to infrastructure systems motivated National Grid and the University…

Study Committee B1: The implementation of long AC HV and EHV cable systems Webinar

The implementation of long AC HV and EHV cable systems Thursday 4th March 2021 | 11:30 pm – 12:45 pm (GMT) EHV underground cable systems have been available for a long time, but their…

Resiliency of the Grid, a collaborative webinar between CIGRE UK NGN and CIGRE Italy NGN

Resiliency of the Grid a collaborative webinar between CIGRE UK NGN and CIGRE Italy NGN   Date & time: Friday 19th March, 2021 | 4:30pm to 5.30pm GMT, 5:30pm to…

CIGRE UK NGN Young Members Showcase – The Winners

The NGN Committee of CIGRE UK hosted an online presentation competition on 5th February 2021 to select the best UK young professionals to present at the upcoming CIGRE Centennial Paris…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – March 2021

Are Electricity Substations Ready for Net-Zero An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 10th March 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . This presentation will focus on the range of substation specific challenges…

CIGRE UK C4 Liaison Meeting

This CIGRE UK Study Committee C4 Technical Event held in conjunction with the C4 Liaison Meeting aims to bring together experts from industry and academia to present certain issues and…

CIGRE UK NGN Young Members Showcase – finalists, presentations and Judging | Agenda Announced

CIGRE UK NGN Young Members Showcase : finalists presentations and judging Friday 5th February 2021 | 10:00 – 13:15 Online event – Free to attend About this Event The CIGRE…

Study Committee B5: Protection & Automation Webinars

Announcing three webinars featuring recently published B5 Working Group Technical Brochures These webinars are part of the CIGRE’ global webinar programme. If you are interested to attend, then please register for each…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – February 2021

Optimising subsea cable sizing: through improved modelling An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 10th February 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 . As offshore wind farms have grown in number, in size…

SME Innovation Collaboration: A path to a carbon free future

Collaboration: an overused buzz word or the key to revolution in today’s rapidly evolving world of power systems? What does collaboration really look like when it comes to innovating in…

CIGRE UK January Newsletter

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CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – January 2021

System development for a Net Zero future: keen, green and secure An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 13th January 2021 | 12.30 to 13:30 The decarbonisation of the electricity network is…

CIGRE UK A2/D1 Liaison Meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to provide a high-level overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related to Study Committees A2 (Power Transformers & Reactors) led by UK Regular…

Technical Posting: Primary Networks Power Quality Analysis

WPD Tracking Power Quality with a New Monitoring Platform James King recently delivered a monthly technical webinar that ties in with Study Committee C6 activities, specifically WG C6.36 on DER…

CIGRE UK B5 Technical Liaison Meeting

CIGRE UK B5 liaison meeting The purpose of the meeting, led by UK Regular Member John Wright, is to provide a high-level overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related…

CIGRE UK December Technical Webinar

New Constraint Management Techniques for Meshed Transmission and Active Distribution Networks An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 9th December 2020 | 12.30 to 13:30   Constraints on the Transmission network are…

Researchers from CIGRE UK & Austria NGN share their research on Lightning Phenomena and Power System Transients

Dr Lukas Schwalt, Post-Doc Researcher at Graz University of Technology, and Dr Diptargha Chakravorty, vice chair of CIGRE UK NGN and Senior Consultant with TNEI Services, shared their research outcomes…

CIGRE Awards 2020

See the list of CIGRE UK members that are recipients of CIGRE awards in 2020.

CIGRE UK NGN Mentoring Scheme

The NGN’s Mentoring Program aims to support early career professionals in reinforcing their existing skillset with regular one-to-one sessions, and promote participation in CIGRE activities. Please click the link below…

NGN Webinar: Lightning Phenomena & Transmission Network Transients

Lightning Phenomena & Transmission Network Transients. A joint technical Webinar organised by the NGN sections of the United Kingdom and Austria The Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful…

Membership survey

Your feedback is important to us as our association tries to respond in these uncertain times and as we look to the future were our lives will inevitably be different. …

CIGRE UK November Technical Webinar

WPD Primary Network Power Analysis (PNPQA) Project Interim Findings An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 4th November 2020 | 12.30 to 13:30    Western Power Distribution’s (WPD’s) Primary Networks Power Quality…

Annual General Meetings & Technical Presentations

Join us online on the 11th November 2020 for the Next Generation Network Annual General Meeting and the Wider CIGRE UK Annual General Meeting which will be followed by a series…

CIGRE UK Webinar Series – October 2020

Optimising Power Transmission & Distribution from the Sky to the Sea An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 14th October 2020 | 12.30 to 13:30 To celebrate the contributions of UK young…

CIGRE UK B1 Technical Liaison Meeting

Study Committee B1 scope Within its technical field of activity, Study Committee B1 addresses topics throughout the asset management life-cycle phases; from conception, through research, development, design, production, deployment, operation,…

Dealing with Stress & Anxiety in Uncertain Times – An Online Webinar

Have you ever… Over-thought a decision? Over-reacted to a situation? Felt nervous? Beat yourself up for making a mistake? Felt stressed? If you have answered yes to any (or all)…

Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

Offshore Wind Energy Webinar A Joint webinar organised by the CIGRE UK NGN & the CIGRE Denmark NGN Friday 2nd October 2020 | Online Webinar | 14:00 – 15:00  …

CIGRE UK Women’s Network: Event Summary

Clean Technologies CIGRE UK Women’s Network, 25th June 2020, 13:00 – 17:00   “Clean Technologies”, kindly sponsored by BakerHicks, was the second event of the Zero Carbon 2020 series organised…

E-Session 2020 & Centennial Session 2021

    The CIGRE e-session will be delivered using the CIGRE Academy webinar technology and run over nine days from Monday 24 August, to Thursday 3 September, 2020. This unprecedented…