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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

On the Results of the 47th CIGRE Session. More >>

Industry Competence Center for Digital Transformation

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47th CIGRE Session

The worlds leading global event (August 2631, 2018, Paris). More >>

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2nd International Youth Scientific and Technical Conference Relay Protection and Automation, Moscow, October 24-25, 2019

Russian NC News

CIGRE General Secretary Philippe Adam answers questions of Energy Today telegram channel subscribers

Questions of Energy Today telegram channel subscribers for Philippe Adam, CIGRE General Secretary

29 October 2019

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Federal Grid Company joins #BrighterTogether youth day of Russian Energy Week 2019

The #BrighterTogether youth day included discussions, presentations and meetings with decision makers as well as events of the Russia NGN organized with the company's support.

15 October 2019

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Russia hosts joint meeting of supreme CIGRE management bodies for the first time

A joint meeting of the Steering Committee and the Technical Council of CIGRE, power industry's biggest international association, attended by its President, Rob Stephen, and Chairman of the Russian National Committee, Head of FGC UES (Rosseti Group), Andrey Murov, is taking place in Saint Petersburg.

9 October 2019

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CIGRE leaders meet Russia NGN members at REW-2019

The most active members of the Russia NGN were invited to the meeting, including students of NRU MPEI, Ural Federal University, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University, Novosibirsk State Technical University, North-Caucasus Federal University, and Samara State Technical University.

9 October 2019

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Experts of CIGRE and Russian companies discuss global trends of power industry development at REW

"Evolution of Energy Systems: A Global Perspective" panel session organized with support from Rosseti (FGC UES) and CIGRE, the largest international industrial association, took place at the International Forum "Russian Energy Week 2019".

9 October 2019

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A new book "DIGITAL POWER LINE CARRIER" by the members of National Study Committee D2 of Russian National Committee of CIGRE is published

The book DIGITAL POWER LINE CARRIER by Anton G. Merkulov, Yuri P. Shkarin, Sergey E. Romanov, Vasiliy A. Kharlamov and Yuri V. Nazarov is prepared for printing in the Hot Line - Telecom Publishing House.

9 October 2019

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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.