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Call for Papers: CIGRE Paris Session 2024

Although August 2024 may seem a long way away it is now time to start preparing the synopsis for any paper that you wish to submit for the 2024 Session. You…

Study Committee C6 – Call for NGN Participation

Study Committee C6 – Call for NGN Participation  Opportunities for NGN Members Working Groups (WG) – WG deliver a technical document that covers a topic of interest to the SC….

Membership Renewal 2023

Current members will have receive an invoice for their 2023 subscription renewal via email, during December 2022, to the address we have on record.  If you have not received this…

Report on CIGRE UK A2/D1 Liaison Meeting

On 17th January the annual CIGRE UK A2/D1 Liaison Meeting took place as a hybrid event at The University of Manchester and online. More than 40 experts in person and…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar | Presentation & Video

Experience and New Requirements for Transformers for Renewable Generation  – About this event: Around the world, renewable generation is being installed to replace traditional, fossil fuel generation.  The main sources…

Women in Energy – Refresh 2023 | Presentations, Video & Mailing list

Women in Energy – Refresh 2023 Held Online | Wednesday 25th Jan | 13:00 – 13:40 About this event: A discussion took place about the refresh of the CIGRE UK…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar 18th January 2023 | Presentations & Video

Development of Grid Forming Convertors for Secure and Reliable Operations of Future Electricity systems Held Online| Wednesday 18th January 2023 | 12:30 – 13:30  – About this event: In this…

Joint IEEE UK & Ireland and CIGRE UK Technical Webinar | Tuesday 7th February 2023 | 13:00 – 15:00 |

Presentation Abstracts: Transient Stability Enhancement of Large-Scale Power Systems Using Maximum Energy Balance Control. Prof. Wu’s presentation is concerned with the nonlinear adaptive control of a large-scale power system. Its…

A2/D1 Technical Liaison Meeting – 17th January 2023 – UPDATE… now hybrid

A2 / D1 Technical Liaison Hybrid Meeting University of Manchester / online | Tuesday 17th January 2023 About this event: The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview…

19th International Conference on AC & DC Transmission

The electrical power system is changing and we face new challenges   ACDC, an Institution of Engineering and Technology conference, is the meeting point for power transmission engineers to learn…

MatPost 2023

MatPost2023, 7th International Substation Equipment’s conference and exhibition will gather many companies in the field, from different countries.   The aim of this conference is to bring together academics and…

Monthly Technical Webinar – 15th December 2022

Common Network Asset Indices Methodology (CNAIM): Latest Developments and its use in the GB Electricity Industry An Online Technical Webinar Thursday 15th December 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 Common Network…

CIGRE Session 2022: SC A2 (Power Transformers & Reactors) Recap

CIGRE UK A2 elected regular member Zhongdong Wang during the Group Discussion Meeting in her role as a special reporter (Courtesy of Elizabeth MacKenzie). From 28 August to 02 September…

CIGRE UK General Meeting | AGM Presentations/Minutes/Awards & Technical Presentations

  Members (Individual and Collective) of CIGRE UK joined our General Meeting Day on Tuesday 22nd November with took place at the IET Austin Court Birmingham, and was followed by a series…

CIGRE UK C4 Liaision Meeting – 7th December 2022

  The purpose of this Technical Event that will be held in conjunction with the SC C4 Liaison Meeting is to bring together experts from industry and academia to present…

CIGRE UK NGN Committee Election Results

NGN Election Results are In    On Tuesday 22nd November 2022 we held the CIGRE UK NGN AGM which included the elections for 5 roles: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary &…

CIGRE B1/D1 Liaison Meeting – 15th November 2022 | Southampton | Presentation Material

The annual Cigre B1/D1 UK Technical Liaison meeting, kindly hosted by the University of Southampton and sponsored by PSC Consulting, was held as a Hybrid Meeting on Tuesday November 15th…

CIGRE UK B5/D2 Technical Liaison Meeting 2022 – Presentation Material

The purpose of the meeting, kindly hosted by the University of Birmingham, led by UK Regular Members John Wright (B5) & Thomas Charlton (D2) and supported by Professor Gareth Taylor,…

November Monthly Technical Webinar – Video & Presentation

Understanding the Risk Climate change Presents to Power Infrastructure An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 9th November 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 Verified Scientific models allow the accurate prediction of climate…

Joint Working Group C6/B4.37 – Medium Voltage DC Distribution Systems Webinar

Tuesday 18th October 2022 12:00 – 13:30 BST Power Electronics is a critical enabler for an accelerated transition to achieve a net-zero carbon electricity network. Such a technology provides controlled…

iMechE Conference: Switchgear – Life after SF6

CIGRE UK is supporting an event, organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, on the subject of the future of SF6 in switchgear.  The event will take place on Monday…

Honorary Membership Award – Zia Emin

  CIGRE UK member, Zia Emin has been award Honorary Member status at this year’s Paris Session. He has been involved in CIGRE for more than 20 years in various working groups…

CIGRE SC B4 Newsletter: September 2022

Edited by Hani SAAD, Rebecca OSTASH, Joanne HU this B4 newsletter is brimmed full of content (see below) including an introduction from Maryam Saeedifard an active B4 contributor and member…

CIGRE UK TECHNICAL MONTHLY WEBINAR PRESENTATION

In advance of the annual CIGRE B1 UK Technical Liaison Meeting which is planned for later this year James Pilgrim, UK Regular Member for Study Committee B1, held a short online…

CIGRE Paris Session 2022

UK Regular Member, Zia Emin explains what to expect and how to get the best from the upcoming CIGRE Session in Paris. Download a useful short guide to Paris and…

CIGRE Awards 2022

CIGRE awards: definition and eligibility CIGRE grants awards in recognition of the services rendered by members. The conditions for nomination and attribution are described in the attached document:-CIGRE awards Session…

CIGRE UK’s Evening Reception Sponsorship Opportunities – Paris Session 2022

We are happy 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…

CIGRE releases an important new Technical Brochure: Medium Voltage DC Distribution Systems

We are excited to welcome the publication of another international engineering insights, MVDC Distribution Systems (TB875), edited by our CIGRE UK members: James Yu (Convener of JWG C6/B4.37, ARM of...

CIGRE UK NGN Mentoring Scheme- Relaunch

Are you: A young professional working in the energy industry? Hoping to accelerate your career development? Open to broadening your professional network? Looking to gain another perspective? Then join the…

CIGRE B4 Global Newsletter: June 2022

– Greeting from SC B4 German Regular Member: Joerg Dorn –   Dear SC B4 Colleagues,  As German SC B4 representative I feel honoured to have the opportunity to provide…

CIGRE UK Technical Monthly Webinar Video & Presentation

The Realities of Renewable Integration  A 30 Minute Sprint Through a 30 Year Effort  An Online Technical Webinar Wednesday 27th July  2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 This months webinar looked at…

CIGRE UK Reception at Paris Session 2022

Should you be attending Paris Session 2022 in person as a fully registered UK session delegate, you will receive an email inviting you to register to attend CIGRE UK’s evening reception…

Innovation and Creativity – Video of the Webinar

Innovation and Creativity: See the Video  For this CIGRE UK NGN event we had two distinguished speakers.  Xiaolong Hu is an innovation manager with National Grid and Dennis Sherwood an…

CIGRE UK Monthly Technical Webinar Video & Presentation

Data-Driven Thermal Rating for Overhead Lines An Online Technical Webinar Video and Presentation Wednesday 22nd June 2022 | 12.30 to 13:30 This presentation will show how weather data and line…

CIGRE UK Technical Webinar Video

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

CIGRE UK International Women In Engineering Day – Webinar Video

This year, CIGRE UK’s Women in Energy marked the “International Women in Engineering Day” by celebrating the amazing work women engineers worldwide are doing. Our panelists, from industry and academia,…

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…

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…

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…

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…