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CIGRE active Working Groups Call for experts

21 décembre 2021

There are approximatively 250 CIGRE Working Groups (WG) managed by the Study Committees. Every year between 40 and 50 WGs terminate their work by publishing a Report or a Technical Brochure, after the review and approval of their Study Committees. - Read More

Electric performance of new non-SF6 gases and gas mixtures for gas-insulated systems

6 septembre 2021
Insulation gases are applied in electrical equipment such as Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) and Lines (GIL), high- and medium-voltage circuit breakers and switches. Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is widely used for decades as insulation medium in electrical equipment. However, SF6 is also a strong greenhouse gas with a global warming potential (GWP) of 23,500 (i.e. one kg of SF6 released to the atmosphere contributes to global warming as 23.5t of CO2 would do).Read More

Energy price formation in wholesale electricity markets

6 septembre 2021
The structure of wholesale electricity markets impacts how prices are formed, and how accurately prices reflect the true cost of serving load. As the dynamics of the electric power sector change – especially the characteristics of the generation mix – there is a need to evaluate whether pricing mechanisms are adequately valuing wholesale electricity.Read More

Future tendencies in the Overhead Line Business

6 septembre 2021
Overhead Lines OHL are an important part for the supply of electricity. Together with underground cables UGC and gas insulated lines GIL they transport energy from electric power plants to households, factories, transport facilities and are used for many other applications.Read More