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Risk and asset health-based decision making in existing substations

The transmission and distribution networks have been in service for many decades. The asset owners must keep maintaining all aged assets in their substations, but they are restricted, as they cannot commit unlimited finance and resources on maintenance or asset replacement. They have to optimise their efforts and focus their approach on the most critical issues.

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Knowledge Transfer of Substation Engineering and Experiences

Certainly “knowledge” is a major defining characteristic of mankind and a major contributor to our civilization and achievements.  Ancient Rome was a milestone in technical achievement with engineered material (concrete), engineered structures (the Colosseum), and engineered systems (roads and aqueducts).  All that preceded, such as the primitive use of fire and tools, to all that followed, like modern probing of atomic nucleus to the extents of the universe, have been the result of acquired knowledge.  It is a clear fact that knowledge is a cornerstone of civilization.

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Interdependence and Security of Cyber-Physical Power System

Digitalization technologies permeate modern power systems, affecting all its aspects including electricity generation, transmission, distribution and consumption. The digitalization transformation of modern power systems is developing further, towards the future smart grid. Under the extensive deployment of advanced technologies and applications that systematically interconnect centralized and distributed controllers, sensors, physical devices, and various stakeholders involved in many processes, the future smart grid is extending its functionality by allowing a two-way flow of both electricity and information.

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Introducing seven new Study Committee (SC) Chairs

Introducing seven new Study Committee (SC) Chairs.

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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>
June 2022  S M T W T F S
Recommendations for mechanical testing of submarine cables for dynamic applications - TB 862 in Paris (FR)       
14th DEMSEE in Heraklion, Crete (GR)       
July 2022  S M T W T F S
20th APUA Congress in Dakar (SN)       
20th APUA Congress in Dakar (SN)       

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