Cigre Australia

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Cigre Australia Members

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Welcome to CIGRE Australia.  First port of call for power network know-how.

CIGRE is the global technical forum for large electric systems and aims to support our members in leveraging our global network to develop enhanced solutions for Australian organisations and the community. 

CIGRE counts more than 14000 equivalent members in over 90 countries. This membership is composed of researchers, academics, engineers, technicians, suppliers, and other decision makers, and is supported by 3500 experts actively collaborating in a structured work programme.

In Australia, we have over 70 organisations and 550 active members contributing to and leveraging the global network to meet our challenging market and geographic environment.

Watch a short video animation that introduces CIGRE and the value our global and local organisation delivers by clicking here>


E S Cornwall Memorial Scholarship Recipient

26 April 2022

CIGRE is please to recognise Mitchell Tap, CIGRE Australia NGN’s Mentoring Coordinator,  who has been awarded the E S Cornwall Memorial Scholarship which seeks to provide young power engineers with experience in the global electricity supply industry.

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CIDER22 - Program Released !

5 April 2022

CIDER22 is attracting a lot of interest post COVID - We have a full exhibition space and many people are looking forward to again being able to meet in person to discuss technical issues in an informal environment with like minded professionals.

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CIGRE Australia announces recipients of the 2022 Young Professional Scholarships to the Paris Session

4 April 2022

CIGRE Australia is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Young Professional Scholarship to attend the CIGRE Paris Session in August of this year.

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The latest update from our panels

Working Group B1.44 -Guidelines for safe work on cable systems under induced voltages or currents

By ANC Secretary, 8 September 2021

Under the umbrella of SC B1 – Insulated Cables, WG B1.44 has recently published Technical Brochure 801.

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Contemporary design of low cost substations in developing countriesNew Page

According to the World Bank, approximately 1. 1 billion people, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and developing Asia, live without electricity today.  Working Group B3. 43, convened by Perry Tonking from Australia, was formed to support efforts to electrify regions where significant challenges exist in developing infrastructure. more >


No matter what language you say it in, expertise is crucial.

The first port of call for power network know-how is CIGRE. The global technical forum for large electric systems CIGRE counts more than 12000 equivalent members in over 90 countries. This membership is composed of researchers, academics, engineers, technicians, suppliers, and other decision makers, and is supported by 2500 experts actively collaborating in a structured work programme. more >


We are empowering Australia’s power industry professionals with the know-how and skills they need to develop enhanced technical solutions for their organisations. These solutions select the best and most appropriate the world has to offer to meet the needs of the Australian market and wider community. more >


With its global footprint across in excess of 90 countries, CIGRE offers unique international perspectives and unfettered access to a worldwide pool of experts and peers.

This global know-how has been built on a reputation for technical excellence through CIGRE's uniquely apolitical forum where unconstrained ideas are freely exchanged. more >

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The engine room of the CIGRE model is its approach to networking and sharing know-how.

CIGRE genuinely believes that the ‘whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ and it is this philosophy that builds the collective intelligence of our network and industry. more >


CIDER 22 - Stamford Grand 2 Jetty Road Glenelg, SA 5045, May. 10 — 11, 2022

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Transformer Workshop - to be RESCHEDULED - ,

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PARIS 2022 Session - 2022 Palais des Congrès Paris France , Aug. 28, 2022 — Sep. 2, 2021


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SEAPAC - , Wed, Jun. 15, 2022


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CIGRE Symposium - 2023 - Cairns Convention Centre Cairns Australia, Sep. 4 — 7, 2023


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