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CIGRE UK Women in Energy Webinar: Embracing Diversity in Engineering for Advancing Towards Net Zero

  Join a panel discussing embracing diversity in engineering and how this will help in achieving the Net Zero challenge. The panel will be chaired by Dr. Biljana Stojkovska, Chair of…

CIGRE UK June Technical Webinar |Voltage Control for the Low Carbon Grid | 19th June 12:30-13:30

  About this Technical Webinar: Compliance with statutory voltage levels is fundamental to the efficient operation of electricity systems and part of grid code. Standard methodologies for voltage control were…

2024 Birmingham Decarbonisation Summer School – Accelerating Energy Transition towards Net-Zero | 17th – 21st June, University of Birmingham

  Event Summary: Event: Birmingham Decarbonisation Summer School (BDSS) 2024 Topic: Accelerating Energy Transition towards Net-Zero Date: 17th June – 21st June Venue: School of engineering, University of Birmingham Event…

Collaboration on Energy Transition Across Boundaries: WiE Webinar | 13th June 2024

  CIGRE Netherlands-Women in Energy has the pleasure to invite you for the webinar Collaboration on energy transition across boundaries on the 13th of June from 8.00-11.30 BST.  Please note that…

CIGRE UK’s Evening Reception Sponsorship Opportunities – Paris Session 2024

We are excited to confirm that the CIGRE UK Paris Session reception will take place once again at the spectacular Cercle de l’Union Interalliée located at 33, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris from 6.30pm – 8.30pm…

Artificial Intelligence in the Energy Sector & Understanding Neurodiversity: Videos & Presentations

  We’re thrilled to share the incredible outcome of CIGRE UK’s recent Women in Energy workshop, the first WiE in-person event in four years! This event brought together a diverse…

CIGRE UK April Technical Webinar – Equipping Utilities to Better Understand Weather Related Outages in a Changing Climate: Video Update

  About this Webinar Power system professionals have long considered the impacts of weather and climate in the design and operation of electricity networks. However, this task is growing more…

Listing of Technical Books & References of Relevance to B5 Domain

As part of CIGRE’s mission to be the leading source of information for the electricity industry, this page in CIGRE’s KMS (Knowledge Management System) provides lists considered to be of…

CIGRE UK Ambassador Programme

The Ambassador Programme This program aims to engage individuals within CIGRE UK’s Collective membership (both Companies and Academic Institutions) and recognise them as champions/ambassadors for CIGRE. An ambassador will serve…

CIGRE UK NGN University of Birmingham Hub: HVDC & FACTS Lecture Report

  The CIGRE UK NGN UoB Hub co-hosted a Distinguished Industry Lecture at the University of Birmingham from 2 pm to 5 pm on 4th March 2024. During the lecture,…

Power and energy systems of the future: sustainable, digitalised, & ?

  Hybrid event at the KTH Campus Stockholm, Sweden or online. This event will cover a spectrum of relevant topics within the scope of energy transition & digitalization (to be brought…

CIGRE UK NGN Young Members Showcase | Presentation & Videos

  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 2024 will take…

CIGRE UK March Technical Webinar | The importance of transformer specification and supplier selection in managing equipment, network and project delivery risks | Presentation & Video

About this Technical Webinar: Different to other HV electrical plant, transformers are bespoke pieces of equipment specifically designed to meet the customer requirements. Consequently, the correct and clear specification of…

CIGRE UK February Technical Webinar | Whole Energy system Accelerator |Presentation & Video

  About this Technical Webinar: In this webinar, Joseph, Priya and David presented a novel testing and demonstration platform for future power system scenarios, where real households can interact in…

Inauguration Event of CIGRE UK University Hub

  How e-CIGRE Accelerates Research Inauguration Event of CIGRE UK NGN University of Birmingham Hub A CIGRE UK NGN seminar was successfully hosted in University of Birmingham, in the noon…

CIGRE UK NGN Training Session| Substation Fundamentals: Secondary Systems | Review & Presentations

The CIGRE UK NGN is delighted to share a review of the recent successful Training Session on Substation Fundamentals: Secondary Systems, held on Tuesday, 12th March 2024. The event, hosted...

A3/B3 Technical Liaison Meeting – Presentations

A3 -Transmission & Distribution Equipment and B3 -Substations and Electrical Installations Technical Liaison Meeting Held at The University of Manchester | on Wednesday 7th February 2024 In person 9:30 – 16:40 |…

A2/D1 Technical Liaison Meeting – Presentation Material

A2/D1 Technical Liaison Meeting University of Manchester | Tuesday 9th January 2024 | 10:30 – 15:00 About this event The purpose of the meeting was to provide an overview of the…

Renew Your Membership for 2024

Members will soon receive an invoice for their 2024 subscription renewal via email, by the end of December 2023, to the address we have on record.  If you have not…

How to convene & effectively participate in CIGRE Technical Working Groups – Videos and Presentations

   About this event This webinar, organised by CIGRE UK Women in Energy, focused on practical advice and experience on how to convene, chair and effectively participate in CIGRE Technical…

CIGRE B5/D2 Liaison 2023 | Update & Presentations

  About The purpose of the meeting, was to provide a high-level overview of the ongoing activities in CIGRE related to Study Committee B5 (Protection and Automation) and D2 (Information…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – Process of Innovation: Presentation & Video

  About this Webinar Developing an idea into a tangible product that customers’ want, and value is challenging. The idea is a promise about a new function, feature or capability…

CIGRE UK NGN AGM – Update & Election Results

  Successful Hosting of CIGRE UK NGN’s 2023 AGM   The CIGRE UK Next Generation Network (NGN) is proud to announce the successful hosting of its 2023 Annual General Meeting…

CIGRE UK AGM & Technical Conference: Update & Presentations

  Members of CIGRE UK were welcomed to our AGM & Technical Conference that took place on Tuesday 14th November 2023, at the IET Austin Court Birmingham. The theme of…

Young Members Showcase Competition 2024 – Call for Abstracts Extended

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 2024 will take place…

CIGRE NGN UK & NL Webinar – Data Interoperability & Common Information Model |Presentation & Webinar video

As we move towards the energy transition the data ecosystems, data landscape is changing so drastically, there is more crucial need for data co-ordination, exchanges and collaboration between different actors…

An Introduction to SSEN’s HVDC Project Aquila and its Concepts

In this webinar you will hear what Project Aquila is, how it came about, and the specific vendor agnostic approaches to DC network delivery, control and testing it is seeking…

CIGRE UK Membership Survey 2023 | Win an iPad mini

CIGRE UK Membership Survey CIGRE UK wishes to hear from its members to improve on what it does. If you are part of CIGRE UK as an Individual Member (including…

CIGRE UK Webinar | LV Engine: Hybrid AC-DC Networks | Presentation & Webinar Video

SP Energy Networks have been conducting a uniquely innovation project, LV Engine, using power electronic technologies within secondary substations to deliver different functionalities which are key for transition to Net…

Call for Presenters: CIGRE UK Monthly Webinar Series 2024

| The Opportunity | CIGRE’s primary purpose is to allow engineers, specialists and thought leaders from all around the world to exchange information and enhance their knowledge related to power…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – Improve Operations with AI/ML Powered Analytics | Presentation & Webinar Video

During this session current techniques commonly used to manage grid operations and system alarms was reviewed and how incorporating AI/ML techniques could be used to gain additional value from data…

CIGRE B1/D1 Liaison Meeting |3rd October, Hybrid Event – London & WebEx

About: The annual Cigre B1 UK Technical Liaison meeting will be held as a Hybrid Meeting on October 3rd.  The purpose of the meeting is to provide a high level…

CIGRE UK B4 Liaison Meeting | 4th October 2023 | Now Just Online

About: 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) led by…

Hold the Date!

CIGRE UK Annual Meeting Day 2023 | Tuesday 14th November 2023 | 11:00 – 18:30 Venue: The IET Austin Court, Birmingham  Outline for the day Annual General Meeting | Networking…

Programme for the Preparation of Papers for Paris Session 2024

Find below the schedule to be followed for the preparation of papers for Paris Session 2024.  For questions please contact John Finn at secretary@cigre.org.uk  

Collaboration in the North Sea Powerhouse (Part 3): Germany Energy Security

About this Event With the signing of the Esjberg declaration in May 2022 by Belgium, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands collabo- ration in the North Sea has become reality. A…

NGN UK & Ireland Webinar – Hydrogen and Energy Storage | Presentations & Video

  Hydrogen and Energy Storage, Enabling the Net Zero Transition Online| Wednesday 19th July 2023  – Presentations Downloads & Video Professional from the energy storage and Hydrogen industry discussed the…

National Grid Control Room Visit – CIGRE UK NGN | Visit Report

National Grid Control Room Visit – CIGRE UK NGN   Summary This was the first in-person event that the CIGRE UK NGN committee has organised, post pandemic, and was successfully delivered in…

CIGRE UK Webinar: Report on A3/B3 Joint Colloquium | Presentation & Video

  The CIGRE UK National Committee invited CIGRE Study Committees B3 & A3 to hold a joint Colloquium in Birmingham between the 9th and 12th May 2023 at the IET…

SC B4 Newsletter – June 2023 edition

  Another edition of the B4 Newsletter brimmed full of information (see the table of contents below). To read the Newsletter click on the link below B4 Newsletter June 2023

Data Science and Next Generation Communications in Electricity Networks: Event Presentations

  CIGRE UK’s conference on Data Science and Next Generation Communications in Electricity Networks, kindly hosted by Arup, took place on Friday 30th June in London.  The event featured expert speakers who discussed…

How the transition to net zero can succeed – Videos & Presentations

  On Monday June 26th 2023, delegates joined us for a collaborative webinar organised by CIGRE UK NGN and CIGRE Austria NGN on ‘How the transition to net zero can…

Collaboration in the North Sea Powerhouse (Part 2) – Video & Presentations

Collaboration in the North Sea Powerhouse (Part 2)   Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities Video & Selected Presentations  – ABOUT THIS EVENT The development of renewables in the North Sea is…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar May 2023 – Presentations & Video

Protection of Future Power Networks Dominated by Converters: Recent Learnings on Challenges and Potential Solutions Held Online| Wednesday 17th May 2023 | 12:30 – 13:30  – ABOUT THIS EVENT: To…

Collaboration in the North Sea Powerhouse (Part 1): Presentations & Video

Collaboration in the North Sea Powerhouse (Part 1) Online Webinar Presentations & Video | Wednesday 6th April 2023 | 12:00 – 16:00 BST  – ABOUT THIS EVENT: With the signing…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar – 12th April 2023

Building the Grid of the Future Through Innovation & Collaboration Online| Wednesday 12th April 2023 | 12:30 – 13:30  – ABOUT THIS EVENT: The energy transition is accelerating with four…

Joint B3 & A3 COLLOQUIUM Update: 9th – 12th May 2023

  The CIGRE UK National Committee has invited CIGRE Study Committees B3 & A3 to hold a joint Colloquium in Birmingham between the 9th and 12th May 2023 at the…

Enabling the Transition to Net Zero

IEEE PES Women in Power UK & Ireland together with CIGRE UK’s Next Generation Network & Women in Energy Sections have invited four speakers to present current industrial and academic…

Data Science and Next Generation Communications in Electricity Networks

CIGRE UK is planning a conference, kindly hosted by ARUP in London, on the subject of Data Science and Next Generation Communications in Electricity Networks. We are looking for presenters…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar March 2023 | Video

National Grid (NG) Innovation Programme – Secure Edge Platform (SEP) Supporting an Open Architecture & Services Online| Wednesday 15th March 2023 | 12:30 – 13:30 – ABOUT THIS EVENT: The…