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– 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…

– 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…

– 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…

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 ….

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…