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August 2012

CIGRE monthly newsletter

Dear Colleague, Dear Member,

I am pleased to welcome you to the sixth issue of the CIGRE Newsletter.

You will find fresh news, upcoming events, as well as our last ELECTRA issue.

  • The abstracts submission for the CIGRE Symposium in Lisbon has been closed.The Selection Committee will check all the Paper proposals. Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors at the end of September – beginning of October.
  • Reminder concerning CIGRE 2012 Session: Registrations at tariff 2 are now closed. Should you still be interested in participating in the CIGRE 2012 Conference, it is not too late to pre-register online. Registration and payment are to be finalized at the Palais des Congrès of Paris in Room 241 – Registration Desk (Level 2).
  • CIGRE graphic charter, logo and business card templates are now available online (for Members only).


I wish you a pleasant reading and see you all in Paris!

François Meslier

Secretary General



Cascade in Poland TB 515

Mechanical security of overhead lines - containing cascading failures and mitigating their effects

TB N° 515 summarizes the most up-to-date knowledge gained by Industry on what causes cascading failures of overhead line supports.

Market disturbance workshop SCC5

Invitation to the 3rd Market Disturbance Workshop - Session 44

The Study Committee SC C5 is pleased to invite you to the 3rd Market Disturbance Workshop which will be held at the Paris Session!

CIGRE Affiliations

Recognition of CIGRE affiliations by Members

CIGRE Members to promote their connection with CIGRE.

Brand identity guidelines for CIGRE logo

The CIGRE logo was first created in 1968. Over 40 years later, it maintains its relevance but is evolving to embrace the digital age! While still used for our print communications, the newly digitized logo will gain increasing exposure online.

2 Orders received at CIGRE Japan National Committee

Professor SEKINE and Mister SHIGA from CIGRE Japanese National Committee received the Order of the Sacred Treasure and the Order of the Rising Sun.

Electra August 2012

Electra journal

Discover the latest edition of CIGRE journal - Electra.


Renewable energy word conference

Renewable Energy world Conference & Expo.

03/10/2012 - 05/10/2012
Bangkok, Thailand

35 World Energy ATLANTA

35th World Energy Engineering Congress

31/10/2012 - 02/11/2012
Atlanta, United States of America

Rebalancing the World Energy Markets: the role of China

Rebalancing the World Energy Markets: The role of China, Russia and Central Asia

29/11/2012 - 30/11/2012
London, United Kingdom

POWER-GEN India & Central Asia

POWER-GEN India & Central Asia

06/05/2013 - 08/05/2013
Goregaon, Mumbai, India

Contact details

Estelle Tijou
Communications Manager
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