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CIGRE offer free membership to end of 2017 !

CIGRE is now offering free membership for all classes of membership to the end of 2017.
Pay for a 2018, twelve month membership and get the remainder of this year free. (15 months)
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CIGRE Australia calls for nominations for Board Director positions

CIGRE Australia has today called for nominations to fill vacancies on its Board which have arisen due to end of term and resignations.
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NGN Wilson Transformer Factory Tour

CIGRE Australia's Young Engineer Network (NGN) recently organised a site visit and tour to the Wilson Transformer State of the art transformer facility in Melbourne Victoria more >

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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 11 - July 2017

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Feature

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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Awards

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 >

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