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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

Created in the Field of Electricity. More >>

47th CIGRE Session

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

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

Russian NC News

CIGRE Russia invites to take part in the surveys launched in preparation for the International Forum Power Grids

23-25 December 2020 will take place The "Power Grids" International Forum (PGIF). It held by the PJSC Rosseti since 2018 is a large-scale event in the electric power industry, which has become a platform for discussing and solving priority tasks related to the digital transformation of the electric grid complex.

10 November 2020

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Profotech will join a pilot digital substation project in Brazil

JSC Profotech, a RUSNANO portfolio company, and Brazilian state power grid company Eletrosul (part of the Eletrobras company group) have signed an agreement for execution of a pilot project using optical transformers.

12 October 2020

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BRICS Energy Research Cooperation Platform introduces its first studies on October 15 in Moscow (Russia)

Following the First Meeting of WEC Member Committies from BRICS countries, WEC Russia takes pleasure to invite you to join the live-stream of the Presentation of the BRICS Energy Research Cooperation Platform (BRICS ERCP) which will take place in Moscow on October, 15 at 11:00 (UTC).

7 October 2020

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WEC Member Committees from BRICS agree on cooperation

The First Meeting of the World Energy Council Member Committees from BRICS countries was held via videoconference on September 18, 2020 at the initiative of WEC Russia.

1 October 2020

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NGN International Executive Committee Chair Election

The Central Office CIGRE has shared the 2020 NGN International Executive Committee (IEC) Chair election results.  The results were validated by the Central Office according to the NGN IEC Guidelines.  The voting participation was very high as 18 of 21 eligible countries cast ballots.

31 July 2020

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Ural Smart Energy Conference 2020

13-15 November 2020 Ural Power Engineering Institute of Ural Federal University and NGN Russia organize a conference for scientists, researchers, developers and employees in the sphere Power & Energy Sector to promote share experiences and the latest achievements in the field of power systems.

16 July 2020

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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.