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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 worldТs leading global event (August 26Ц31, 2018, Paris). More >>

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The 48th CIGRE Session, 23-28 August 2020, Paris

Russian NC News

3rd International Scientific and Technical Conference of Students and Young Professionals "Relay Protection and Automation"

The International Scientific and Technical Conference of Students and Young Professionals "Relay Protection and Automation" will be held on October 22-23, 2020 in Moscow, Russia.

26 May 2020

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Season greetings 2019 from Russian National Committee of CIGRE

Season greetings 2019 from CIGRE Russian NC Chairman Andrey E. Murov.

24 December 2019

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Andrey Murov holds meeting on deliverables of Russian National Committee of CIGRE

The meeting was attended by chief executives of companies - leading scientific and technical partners of National Study Committees: FGC UES, JSC R&D Center FGC UES, SO UES, Inter RAO, NP Market Council, MPEI, leading manufacturers of electrical equipment, etc.

23 December 2019

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Ministry of Energy of Russia and Russian NC of CIGRE had the first meeting of the Women in Engineering discussion club

The event was organized with support by Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (Rosseti Group). The main objectives of the discussion were to consolidate positions on the most topical issues of the women's industry agenda, taking into account the experience of the club members, the activities of similar communities, as well as the ongoing projects of CIGRE and other associations.

19 December 2019

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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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International Council on Large Electric Systems Ц CIGRE

International Council on Large Electric Systems Ц CIGRE (Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques Ц 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. CIGREТs 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.