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The world's foremost source of power system expertise since 1921

CIGRE is a collaborative global community committed to the world's leading knowledge development programme for the creation and sharing of power system expertise. This short video introduces you to this unique, worldwide organisation.



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Renewable gases to decarbonise the power system

There is significant pressure on the electricity industry to decarbonise their power systems as part of the response by many countries to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide.  CIGRE is supporting industry in examining the methods to connect renewable energy sources with energy uses as part of this process.

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Development of Grid Forming Converters for Secure and Reliable Operation of Future Electricity Systems

Climate Change gradually becomes a global challenge for sustainable development of human beings.  A number of countries have or will set their own Net Zero targets to co-address such challenge.

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Development of the electric infrastructure for energy transition: environmental challenges

Climate change is a global challenge and tackling it is a matter of high priority on the international agenda. The Paris Agreement, reached at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in 2015, marked a relevant milestone and, since then, the international community has been working on the development of the mechanisms for its implementation.

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Cable Failure Statistics every 2nd year

Many companies wish to use accurate data to make informed decisions about installation and operation of underground and submarine cable systems. To support this approach, CIGRE has been gathering population and failure data from cable systems in service since at least 1977 and an update of the failure statistics has been published approximately every 10 years since then.

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CIGRE Event calendar

CIGRE's unique knowledge programme comes to life through its worldwide array of face to face and online events. International human interaction facilitates free exchange of knowledge within the CIGRE community. More>
September 2022  S M T W T F S
2022 Paris Session in Paris (FR)       
10th China International Conference on Electricity Distribution - CICED 2022 in Changsha (CN)       
October 2022  S M T W T F S
Joint Working Group C6/B4.37 - Medium Voltage DC Distribution Systems in Paris (FR)       
CIGRE Regional South-East European Conference (RSEEC 2022) in Bucharest (RO)       
The 7th International Advanced Research Workshop on transformers in Baiona (ES)       
2022 CIGRE Canada Conference & Expo in Alberta (CA)       

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August 2022


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