NGN Events

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…

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…

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…

– 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…

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…

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…

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….

Global Youth Engineering Climate Conference 2021

CIGRE partnered with international companies, universities, and youth groups to gather this September for a fully virtual Global Youth Engineering Climate Conference (GYECC21) hosted by National Grid – attracting students…

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 NGN Innovation

Promote and support innovation in the UK and create a platform for SMEs to come and deploy their innovative ideas. About this event Event theme Achieving the net-zero target Event…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

Distinguished CIGRE experts sharing their insights on energy challenges and opportunities

Rob Stephen, President of CIGRE, previously master specialist for T&D technologies at Eskom and Adam Middleton, chair of CIGRE UK, CEO at Siemens Energy B.V., shared their insights on energy…

CIGRE UK NGN Intro and Mentoring Scheme

‘Career Management and Grid Modernization Workshop – With a relaunch of the CIGRE UK Young Members Mentoring Program’ was held successfully, with 163 registrations and 237 participants. We hope you…

Webinar: Chartership and Career Path

Webinar: Chartership and Career Path Date: 5th August 2020 Time: 2pm -3.30pm (UK Local Time) Type: Webinar Organisers: IEEE PES SBC UoM, CIGRE NGN UK The webinar has been hosted…

Celebrating the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic

CIGRE UK NGN is excited to announce the creation of Educational Demonstration, a new online programme of inspirational video contents aimed at children aged 9-14. Join us as we hear…

CIGRE NGN Joint Wind Energy Webinar

On Wednesday 17th, June 2020, 14:00 – 16:00 (BST), the CIGRE UK and CIGRE Ireland NGN came together to have their first joint, online webinar on wind energy. The event…

CIGRE NGN Young Member Showcase Competition

In anticipation of the upcoming Global Young Member Showcase event in CIGRE Paris Session in August 2020, the NGN Committee of CIGRE UK hosted a presentation competition at the University…

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…

CIGRE NGN Visit to St John’s Wood Substation, London, England

On Tuesday 26th November 2019, members of the CIGRE UK NGN visited the St John’s Wood substation in London, one of most compact and complex substations operated by National Grid….

CIGRE NGN Visit to Neilston Substation, Glasgow, Scotland

On Tuesday 10th Sep 2019, the CIGRE UK NGN hosted an event in Glasgow. The whole day event was composed of a series of technical presentations, from both industry and…

CIGRE NGN-IEEE Student Branch Joint Event, University of Manchester, UK

On Wednesday 17th July 2019, the IEEE Student Branch UoM and the CIGRE UK NGN co-hosted an event at The University of Manchester. The event attracted 24 attendees, mostly new…

CIGRE NGN Visit to Boskalis’ Cable Barge, Vlissingen, Netherlands 

On Thursday 3rd May 2018 a group of 14 Cigre-UK NGN members travelled to the Netherlands for a unique opportunity to visit Boskalis’ Giant 7 cable barge. The day started with…

CIGRE Paris Session 2018 Young Member (YM) Showcase

On Tuesday 20th February the Young Member (YM) Showcase competition was held at Manchester University to select 4 candidates to be put forward to the international round of the competition. The…

10 Years of NGN Evening Event

In October 2017 we celebrated 10 years since CIGRE’s first Next Generation Network was set up here in the UK. The event was kindly hosted by Siemens UK in Manchester…

CIGRE UK NGN Hunterston B Power Station Event

On 28 June 2017, the CIGRE UK NGN had a successful event at the Hunterston B Power Station.  Our guest speakers Colin Foote and Alan Davenport from Scottish Power Energy…