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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…

Update on Paris Session

CIGRE’s Centennial Session WILL proceed in 2021 from the 20th to the 25th of August. – Whether its format is hybrid (in-person plus virtual) or an e-session only is dependent on…

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…

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…

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…

Member Profile: Polly Osborne

Polly Osborne – a passionate champion for a sustainable world Polly is a passionate individual who is all about making a difference to those around her and driving a better…

Working Group Opportunities

If you or one of your colleagues are interested in participating in any of the working groups listed below, please send name, email address and a brief current CV to…

CIGRE UK NGN Young Member Showcase Competition 2021 – Deadline Extension!

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. The CIGRE Centennial Paris Session, celebrating 100 years…

Joint webinar on “Offshore Wind Energy” with Young Cigre Denmark

Our webinar about “Offshore Wind Energy” jointly organized with Young Cigre Denmark was held successfully with over 170 attendees on Friday 2nd October. We hope you had a good time to…