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CIGRE is a collaborative global community committed to the world's leading knowledge development programme for the creation and sharing of power system expertise. This short video introduces you to this unique, worldwide organisation.

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CIGRE NGN Joint Wind Energy Webinar

Date and Time: Wed, 17 June 2020, 14:00-16:00 BST. More >>

Centennial Session and e-session announced

CIGRE announces a reorganisation of its 2020 signature Paris event into a digital e-session in 2020. More >>

NGN Showcase

The NGN Showcase at Paris Session 2020


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NGN Forum

Ask CIGRE President a Question


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NGN Booth

NGN Stand at Paris Session 2020


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NGN Activities

NGN Field Trip, NGN Social Event and others


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CIGRE Sessions

CIGRE NGN Members at Paris Sessions


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NGN Groups

Links to the International NGN Groups


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NGN Technical Network

Technical Forum for Young Professionals


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Contacts

Contact us if you have any question


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Upcoming Events

The 2020 digital e-session and 2021 Centennial Session

The Latest 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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Turning streetwear into solar power plants

Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities for producing energy directly where it is needed, i.e. in the use of everyday electronics.

29 October 2020

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Australian outback cattle station to house world's largest solar farm, powering Singapore

Electricity from $20bn farm on 10,000 sq km property in Newcastle Waters also planned to feed Northern Territorys power grid. A cattle station halfway between Alice Springs and Darwin is set to house the worlds largest solar farm, with energy generated from the project to ultimately power Singapore.

29 October 2020

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Hits of high-intensity light push perovskite solar cells into new terrain

Perovskites have emerged as an exciting material when it comes to next-generation solar cells, but they arent without their problems. While they promise great leaps in efficiency, keeping all elements of the cell stable and in working order has proven a challenging task.

29 October 2020

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Solar energy reaches historically low costs

In some parts of the world, solar power is now the cheapest source of electricity in history, thanks to policies encouraging renewable energy growth. Thats according to a new report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

21 October 2020

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Easy-to-make, ultra-low power electronics could charge out of thin air

Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or radiofrequency noise. The approach paves the way for low-cost printed electronics that could be seamlessly embedded in everyday objects and environments.

21 October 2020

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