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In Memoriam – Prof. Dr.-Ing Dr. h.c. Heinz-Helmut Schramm

2 septembre 2021

It is with deep regret that CIGRE announces the passing of Prof. Heinz-Helmut Schramm.

Almost his entire professional life, from 1961 to 2001, Prof. Heinz-Helmut Schramm was involved in the development of medium and high voltage switchgear. He studied Electrical Engineering at Darmstadt Technical University and received his degree of Doctor of Engineering from the Munich Technical University. He joined the basic research department of Siemens in 1961, before moving to the Siemens high voltage switchgear factory in 1965. Read More

In Memoriam – Prof. Willis F. "Bill" Long

2 septembre 2021

Willis F. "Bill" Long, Professor Emeritus, Electric Power Systems,

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UOW), USA, born in 1934, died on July 10, 2021. Read More

Virtual Centennial Session

14 juin 2021
CIGRE’s Virtual Centennial Session – it’s new, but just as essential for power system professionals as it’s always been. And registrations are now open Read More

Global interconnections for a sustainable electricity system

12 mai 2021

During the last three years, CIGRE has performed a pioneer quantitative pre-feasibility study on the concept of global electricity network. The study, performed by C1.35, has explored the technical feasibility and the benefits of interconnecting all continents as one key enabler of a global sustainable electricity system.Read More