Cigre Australia

global know-how


Latest News

Today’s professionals need access to end to end power system expertise

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 >

CIDER19 Programme now available !

The much awaited programme for the upcoming CIDER19 conference on DER and renewables has been released today. more >

New Masterclass on Optimal Selection of Insulators for Polluted Environment

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 >

more news >

The latest updates from our panels

Australian Panel C6 - Distributed systems and Dispersed Generatiion

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 B4 - HVDC and Power Electronics

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 >

Cigré meeting in Cape Town

In October 2013, Cigré held several events at the Southern Africa Regional Conference based in Cape Town. more >

more panel updates >

e-News for power industry leaders , In the Loop Newsletter e-News for power industry leaders Issue 19 - September 2019

back issues>


CIGRE Working Group concludes Demand forecasting study

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 >

more features >


Young Engineer wins CIGRE award to first TIC course

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 >

more awards >