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Paris Session 2018 - Call for Papers

Paris has issued the call for papers for the 2018 Paris Session 47. The 2016 Session saw over 400 papers presented with 3290 delegates. A great opportunity to contribute to a world audience of experts. Closing date is 9th June 2017 more >

Compelling SEAPAC 17 Programme Just Released

The SEAPAC 2017 daily programme of presentations has just been finalised and published – revealing a comprehensive lineup of hot topical issues and relevant subjects for utilities, vendors, and consultancies. more >

Strong Industry Backing for SEAPAC 17

The biennial SEAPAC conference on protection, automation and control is hosted by CIGRE Australia’s ‘B5 Panel’.

Next year’s event in mid March is getting greater than ever support from utilities, vendors, and consultancies, with key industry players already signing on as sponsors:

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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 >

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e-News for power industry leaders , In the Loop Newsletter e-News for power industry leaders Issue 9 - December 2016

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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 >

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UQ Researcher and CIGRE NGN member Wins Prestigious International IEEE-PES award

Nahid-Al-Masood, a PHD researcher at University of Queensland and CIGRE NGN member has won first prize at the IEEE-PES conference in Denver, Colorado for his investigations into power system security risks as wind-power penetrations increase and potential innovative mitigation measures. more >

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