Electra : CIGRE's Bilingual Bimonthly Journal for Power System Professionals

Electra provides information on the results or the progress of the technical activities of CIGRE, on the life of the Association and on the events organised.

6 issues are published per year :  February, April, June, August, October, December

Electra provides information on the latest work performed by the Study Committees and on the Life of the Association.

Electra is part of the CIGRE membership package and is available to CIGRE members only.

Cover Photo

We are always on the lookout for interesting photos for the cover of Electra which illustrate CIGRE's activities.  We like to try and diversify the photos over all of the Study Committee activities.  We would be delighted to receive your photo proposition for the cover of Electra.  It should be a good quality, portrait orientated photo, of at least 300 dpi, copyright will be clearly indicated. Send to

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CIGRE's bilingual bimonthly journal for Power System Professionals, Electra is read by over 14000 Power Professionals from 81 countries.

To advertise in Electra, please contact the communication department at You can also download the mediakit for more information on the advertisement fees, specifications, readership, circulation and distribution.


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June 2016 N°286

The next Electra issue (June 2016) may be mailed with a delay of some days, caused by the floods which concern our distribution centre.  The electronic version is available online in your Member Section.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
Le prochain numéro d'Electra (Juin 2016) sera envoyé avec un retard de quelques jours, en raison des intempéries qui ont touché notre centre de distribution en région parisienne.  La version électronique est disponible au téléchargement dans votre espace Membre. Nous vous présentons nos excuses pour le désagrément et vous remercions de votre compréhension. 


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