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WELCOME TO CIGRE AUSTRALIA

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.

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LATEST NEWS

ONLY 7 Days to the Online Transformer Reliability Seminar

11 May 2021

Only 7 Days to go to the CIGRE Transformer Reliability Seminar !Local and International Expert and experienced speakers, including an International tutorial from Dr. Dan Martin referencing the work of the CIGRE WGA2.62 – International Transformer Reliability Survey.

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CIGRE AU/NZ B1 - Webinar Tutorials - Returns

14 April 2021

Following the success of the B1 Webinar series in 2020,  a further program has been developed for delivery in 2021.

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Program for the CIGRE Transformer Reliability Webinar has been released !

12 April 2021

The Organising committee for the CIGRE Transformer Reliability Webinar are pleased to be able to release the program for the 3 session event.

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The latest update from our panels

Joint Working Group C2/C5.05, “Reliability standards and market rules related to maintaining reliability and market efficiency”.

By anc, 2 April 2020

Joint Working Group C2/C5.05 has recently published Technical Brochure 778, “Reliability standards and market rules related to maintaining reliability and market efficiency”. The Technical Brochure is intended to identify the challenges to system operators when they attempt to achieve power system operational reliability and market efficiency simultaneously, and manage the interactions between them. Australian members on the working group were Mark Miller and Greg Hesse.

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CREDENTIALS

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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

EVENTS

Transformer Reliability Webinar - Via Webinar, Tue, May. 18, 2021

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Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC)- Offers Four CPD Courses - May 2021 - Online, May. 12 — 13, 2021

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SEAPAC 2021 - , Mar. 7 — 8, 2023

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