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CIGRE Awards 2020

1 juillet 2020
The Award Committee for the 2020 CIGRE Awards (Honorary, Fellow, CIGRE Medal, NGN Significant Contribution) has met on the 6th May to review the nominations made for these awards. The 2020 CIGRE Awards recipients are: Read More

1946 PARIS OPENING SESSION SPEECH

30 juin 2020

Our great family of CIGRE endured a Session in 1939 whereby “heavy storm clouds already threatened the world.” [Quotes from 1946 Opening Session by Ernest MERCIER]. “They burst with the implacable fury of a world-wide cataclysm.” Read More

Rethinking power grid resilience: experiences and lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

2 juin 2020
In November 2019, the first cases of a new disease, later named COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation, were reported by health care workers in Wuhan, China. In December 2019, researchers from Wuhan reported a cluster of pneumonia cases caused by a novel coronavirus. Read More

System Operations impact of Covid-19: European Perspective

2 juin 2020

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a viral pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China, was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on December 31, 2019. On February 11, 2020, WHO announced a name for the new coronavirus disease: Covid-19, and this virus has since become a worldwide pandemic with a major socio-economic impact. Read More