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Russian National Committee of CIGRE


Russian National Committee as a legal entity was established in 2003. At present the Committee counts over 60 collective and over 460 individual members.

Russian NC aims to represent the national interests at CIGRE and to assist in exchanging technical knowledge, experience and feedback in various fields of CIGRE activity for all its members.

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Russian NC Reporting Conference 2019

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The Virtual Centennial Session, 18-27 August 2021, online

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Electrical Power Systems Development Balance of Physics and Market Mechanisms Based on Innovative Technologies

On July 20, 2021, a video conference was organized by the ELECTRIC POWER. Transmission and Distribution journal with the support of CIGRE Russian National Committee. During the video conference representatives of the publishing company took an exclusive interview with Michel AUGONNET, CIGRE President.

14 September 2021

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At the NGN Forum Russia has presented the structure of the online platform aimed at international scientific cooperation between students - young engineers and companies

The key topics discussed at the NGN Forum organized on the 23rd of August by NGN Russia were the following: contribution of young professionals in the future of power grids; direction of companies development and industry expert cooperation of global network in order to integrate ideas and young professionals potential; successful experience of inclusion of young people in the CIGRE Study Committees activity.

27 August 2021

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In the Russian Electric Power Industry, 36% of Employees Are Women, Which Is One of the Best Indicators in the World, Anastasia Bondarenko Stated at the CIGRE Forum Women in Energy

Anastasia Bondarenko, the State SecretaryDeputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, spoke as a key speaker at the V International Forum Women in Energy within the framework of the 48th Anniversary Session of the International Council on Large Electric Systems of High Voltage (CIGRE), where she presented the results of the all-Russian study of the structure of women employment in the electric power industry and of the existing support measures for female labor and motherhood.

27 August 2021

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Grand Opening of the 2021 CIGRE Virtual Centennial Session

On August 20, the grand opening of the 48th CIGRE Session, dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the organization, took place. Due to restrictions COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held in virtual format.

23 August 2021

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Electric power executives and experts from around the world met at CIGRE Centennial Session

"ELECTRIC POWER. Transmission and Distribution" journal, as an official media partner of the Centennial Session, will provide coverage of all the most significant events of the Session.

19 August 2021

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President of CIGRE Michel Augonnet participated online as a speaker at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The President of CIGRE Michel Augonnet took part at the session Global Electric Power Industry of the New Time: Challenges and Opportunities which was held with the support of the Russian company PJSC ROSSETI at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

8 June 2021

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International Council on Large Electric Systems CIGRE

International Council on Large Electric Systems CIGRE (Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques CIGRE) is the largest international non-profit Association for promoting collaboration with experts from all around the world by sharing knowledge and joining forces to improve electric power systems. CIGRE membership is open to all individuals, companies and organizations wishing to join the professional network. CIGREs organizational model is based on creation of National Committees, which are administrative intermediaries between the members and the Central Office in Paris.

Russian NC of CIGRE

USSR joined CIGRE in 1923, when the Soviet delegates participated in the Session for the first time. The Soviet National Committee was established by the Administrative Council in 1957. Functions of the Soviet National Committee on representing the national interests at CIGRE were traditionally performed by the governmental entities (i.e. Ministries of the industry). In 1992 these functions were assumed by RAO UES of Russia and in 2008 passed to SO UPS. September 2, 2015 Chairman of Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System Andrey E. Murov headed Russian National Committee of CIGRE.


Russian National Committee (RNC CIGRE) as a legal entity was established in 2003. At present the Committee counts over 60 collective and over 460 individual members.


RNC CIGRE aims to represent the national interests at CIGRE and to assist in exchanging technical knowledge, experience and feedback in various fields of CIGRE activity for all its members.

Russian NC's Mission

Russian NC's Mission includes the following tasks:

  • to join efforts of experts and organizations of the national electric industry within the fields of study by CIGRE;
  • to contribute to the national scientific research and development in the field of HV and EHV electricity generation and transmission;
  • to promote strategic tasks on the national electric industry development;
  • to combine and implement the world experience and good practices of electric industry development with regard to its economical, technical, ecological and other aspects;
  • to participate in the international events held by CIGRE and other organizations in order to obtain access to the latest scientific and technical information and to represent the latest national achievements in the industry;
  • to promote projects initiated by national and foreign organizations and experts in the field of electric power engineering;
  • to assist in technical, economical, political, sociological research work and to cooperate with governmental, public and industrial entities for the benefit of the industry.