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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Australian Board Member - Mr. Phil Southwell was elected to the Global CIGRE Steering committee over the weekend. more >
Globally, many market and transmission operators are facing new challenges that are reshaping the way we manage our energy systems. This includes:
• Changes in generation mix
• Decreases in conventional generation
• Increases in renewable and distributed generation
• Environmental and regulatory policy changes more >
The latest update from our panels
Joint Working Group C2/C5.05, “Reliability standards and market rules related to maintaining reliability and market efficiency”.
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. more >
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... more >
No matter what language you say it in, expertise is crucial.
The first port of call for power network know-how is Cigré. The global technical forum for large electric systems Cigré 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, Cigré 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 Cigré’s uniquely apolitical forum where unconstrained ideas are freely exchanged. more >
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 >