This is a group for young professionals under 35 (or with less than 10 years career experience). It represents a gateway into the multifaceted world of CIGRE, providing the connections, knowledge, and confidence needed to advance their career.
NGN offers the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals, learn from experts, and discuss real-world challenges with industry leaders and collaborate on technical innovations.
This is a group for women power industry professionals, offering networking opportunities with other women and industry leaders for inspiration and motivation.
WiE members get to share their unique perspectives and collaborate to solve technical challenges and advance their career.
Central Office (C.O.)
This covers CIGRE's day-to-day operations, by coordinating, organising, and supporting activities, events, finances, communication, and membership management.
It is based in Paris, and permanently staffed, headed by the Secretary General.
National Committees (NCs)
These 61 local national organisations have their own events, relationships, and resources. You can see a map of their locations here>
They nominate their best local talent to form Working Groups.
Working Groups (WGs)
These are created by Study Committees to develop power system expertise in specific appointed areas, culminating in publication of in-depth Technical Brochures.
Participation is sought-after, so if you have an interest, contact your National Committee.
There are more than 270 Working Groups active globally – see the current list of them here>
Study Committees (SCs)
These 16 core committees organise CIGRE’s Knowledge Programme, spanning all areas of the global power industry, categorised into equipment, technologies, systems, new materials, and IT.
You can see their 16 domains of work here>
Administrative Council (AdCo)
This includes representatives of the 61 National Committees – normally their chairperson and secretary.
The AdCo convenes annually and participates in presentations and debate on the direction of the organisation. Then voting on Steering Committee and Technical Council recommendations.
Technical Council (TC)
The Technical Council (TC) includes preeminent engineers who are chairs of the 16 Study Committees. This renowned body is the technical leadership of the CIGRE.
The TC has its finger on the pulse of the global industry staying abreast of the key technical trends, issues and needs.
The TC sets the technical agenda, preferential subjects and scope of CIGRE’s knowledge development programme to meet these challenges. The TC also works closely with the Steering Committee to define and enable CIGRE’s strategic goals.
This is composed of elected members, led by the president, and covers business/commercial aspects of CIGRE.