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January 2014

Words from the President

Dear all,

Happy 2014 to you, dear newsletter reader! I hope your new year is filled with joyful learning, and abundant opportunity.

The newsletter is now produced on a bimonthly basis as part of CIGRE’s information services for professionals in the Electrical Power Systems’ industry.  Six newsletters will be published in 2014: January, March, May, July, September, and December. Older newsletters can be found on CIGRE website under newsletter.

Please remember to renew your 2014 membership at the earliest so that you will be able to continue to benefit from membership privileges, namely reduced rate on Session registrations, Electra revue, access to the ‘Member Section’ on, reduced rates and free downloading of many publications on

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2014 Session Papers must be forwarded to the Central Office by mid-January 2014 at the latest.

Check out the latest Technical Brochures published on

We remind you that these brochures may be downloaded free of charge for CIGRE members.

  • WG D1.28 :

Technical Brochure 571-- Optimized Gas-Insulated Systems by Advanced Insulation Techniques

  • WG C1.24 :

Technical Brochure 572-- Tools for Economically Optimal Transmission Development Plans


Again, I wish you a happy and successful 2014.




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2014 Session Papers must be forwarded to the Central Office by mid-January 2014 at the latest

CIGRE Working Groups – Update

Here are the last Working Groups that have been created

What members say about CIGRE

With CIGRE membership you will benefit from a higher international profile and visibility within the electrical power industry.

New Technical Brochures now published rapidly on

Check out the ‘Latest Publications’ section every week

AORC Technical Meeting 2014

For the Technical Meeting, AORC-CIGRE has agreed to broaden the range of topics with the theme of: " Interconnections and Connecting New Power Sources to the Grid "


Innovation for Secure and Efficient Transmission Grids

12/03/2014 - 14/03/2014
Brussels, Belgium


3rd Annual InnoGrid2020+ Conference

25/03/2014 - 26/03/2014
Brussels, Belgium

DPSP 2014

31/03/2014 - 03/04/2014
Tivoli Hotel and Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark


11/06/2014 - 12/06/2014
Rome, Italy

3rd International Colloquium "Transformer Research and Asset Management"

15/10/2014 - 17/10/2014
Split, Grand hotel Lav Le Meridien,, Croatia

Lund symposium

2015 Lund symposium

27/05/2015 - 28/05/2015
Lund, Sweden

Contact details

Estelle Tijou
Communications Manager
T. + 33 (0) 1 53 89 12 95

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