Cigre Australia

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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 100 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>


CIGRE Cairns23 Symposium near to Capacity !

7 August 2023

Due to unprecedented overwhelming response, we are approaching capacity and only have 100 Delegate places   remaining for this pre-eminent event

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CIGRE Cairns International Symposium Exhibition Space is now FULL!!

2 August 2023

!!!!!! CAIRNS EXHIBTION SPACE IS FULL  !!!!!!With 32 days to go to the opening ceremony at the Cairns Symposium, action is hotting up and more registrations are flowing in.

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Office Relocation

By ANC Secretary, 31 July 2023

The office of CIGRE Australia has moved from Brisbane to Sydney, effective 1 August 2023.

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The latest update from our panels

Australian Technical Committee - 2021 Annual Report

25 April 2023

Each year following the Annual Technical presentations,  the Australian Technical Committee compile a summary report of their activities for the year.

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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 >


CIGRE Australia - Technical Presentation Day - AusGrid Level 15, 24-28 Campbell St Haymarket NSW 2000 , Mon, Nov. 27, 2023


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CIGRE Australia - AGM - SYDNEY AusGrid, Level 15, 24-28 Campbell St, Haymarket, Tue, Nov. 28, 2023


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Paris Session 2024 - , Aug. 25 — 30, 2024


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