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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The modern power system is transitioning into one complex and interrelated grid, with the lines between generation, transmission and distribution increasingly blurred. The power system is also decentralising and introducing an array of new technologies. From big data, distributed energy resources and cyber security to micro grids, renewables and storage, a major evolution is underway. more >
The much awaited programme for the upcoming CIDER19 conference on DER and renewables has been released today. more >
The Master Class in “Optimal Selection of Insulators for Polluted Environments” is intended to provide an understanding of the process of dimensioning, i.e. selecting of the most optimal types, materials and geometrical parameters for overhead line and substation insulators intended to various pollution environments. more >
The latest update 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 >
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 >