The API and CIGRE are pleased to be able to bring Dr, Wallace Vosloo to Australia to present a MasterClass series on High Voltage Insulation.
These Masterclasses will be offered in Perth,Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane on various dates in the middle of the year and will be focused on practical applications and learning. more >
The CIGRE board and management will present a summary of CIGRE's work and benefits of membership in a free seminar to be held at the Western Power's offices in Perth.
The latest updates from our panels
Members of the Australian C6 Panel have been successful in having a paper accepted for presentation at the upcoming Paris Session 46 later this year. more >
Australian Panel (AP) B4 has contributed one paper to the Paris 45 conference to be held in August of this year, and two Working Groups are convened by AP B4 members. AP B4 is planning its annual meeting in Tasmania in October 2014, and a one day workshop on refurbishment of ageing SVCs in late 2014 or early 2015. more >
In October 2013, Cigré held several events at the Southern Africa Regional Conference based in Cape Town. more >
The rapid growth of intermittent renewable energy sources coupled with the expected increase in demand side management, electric vehicles and storage is presenting new challenges to the complex world of load forecasting. WG C1.32 convened by AP C1 Convenor Graeme Ancell has just completed its work on establishing best practice approaches to demand and energy forecasts. While it has proved too early to determine best practice, the report identifies the techniques used across the world, the need for greater sharing of practices and the importance of enhancing the current approaches to deal with the changing paradigm. more >
CIGRE Australia recently awarded a grant to Judith Marks to attend the inaugural Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC) workshop on managing the lifecycle of Power Transformers at the UQ facility in Brisbane. more >