CIGRE Session 47 – 2018

6 days of Conference 5 days of Technical Exhibition With more than 91 % of international attendees Mainly TSOs, utilities and DSOs, international influential decision makers, technology experts – 5 days of Conference & Technical Exhibition – 3 floors of exhibition space – More than 242 exhibitors (from 28 countries) Attendance: – 3290 international Delegates …

9TH CIGRE Southern Africa Regional Conference

Theme: “Sustainable Integration of Distributed Energy Resources for Power System Development”  Background  Globally there has been an increase in the deployment of distributed energy resources (DER) in the form of renewable energy generation and microgrids. This technology presents a unique opportunity for power system development due to its low emissions, scalability, short construction time frames …

Dr Rob Stephen of Eskom elected President of CIGRE

Eskom’s Dr Rob Stephen has been elected president of the eminent international organization CIGRE at its biennial congress this week in Paris. CIGRE is the Council on Large Electric Systems, a non-profit organisation founded in 1921 to advance collaboration amongst owners and operators of electric systems around the world. It has individual membership of 15000 …

Why CIGRE

No matter what language you say it in, expertise is crucial. The first port of call for power network know-how is CIGRE. The global technical forum for large electric systems, CIGRE counts more than 12000 equivalent members in over 90 countries. This membership is composed of researchers, academics, engineers, technicians, suppliers, and other decision makers, and …

Cigre SA Hosts Workshop on Low Cost Substation and Transmission Solutions

Workshop on Low Cost Substation and Transmission Solutions A Workshop on Low Cost Substation and Transmission Solutions was held during the week of March 13 to 17, 2017 at the Eskom Research and Innovation Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. The workshop was part of the efforts of CIGRE’s Working Group B3.43 “Contemporary Substation Design for …

Annual Calendar

The Cigre SANC operates on the basis of a two-year program that has as its highlights the Cigre Paris Session in even years and the Regional Conference in odd years. The Annual Calendar therefore reflects key milestones that need to be adhered to as well as general administrative functions. It is a guideline and a …