Welcome to CIGRE

Welcome to CIGRE Southern Africa. First port of call for power network know-how.

Cigre is the global technical forum for large electric systems and aims to support our members in leveraging our global network to develop enhanced solutions for Southern Africa organisations and the community.

CIGRE Southern Africa counts more than 10 Collective Memberships, 120 Individual Members and 10 Student Members. This membership is composed of researchers, academics, engineers, technicians, suppliers, and other decision makers, and is supported by 3500 experts actively collaborating in a structured work programme.

Events

2019 CIGRE B4 International Colloquium

Johannesburg, South Africa, 1 – 5 October 2019   Colloquium Theme: HVDC and FACTS for Regional Interconnections and Renewable Energy Integration   The aim of the 2019 CIGRE B4 International Colloquium is to provide a forum for discussion on the use of HVDC and FACTS considering the aspects of planning, available technology, projects and operational …

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Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000 South Africa
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9TH CIGRE Southern Africa Regional Conference

Theme: “Sustainable Integration of Distributed Energy Resources for Power System Development”  Background  Globally there has been an increase in the deployment of distributed energy resources (DER) in the form of renewable energy generation and microgrids. This technology presents a unique opportunity for power system development due to its low emissions, scalability, short construction time frames …

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Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000 South Africa
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News

Dr Rob Stephen of Eskom elected President of CIGRE

Eskom’s Dr Rob Stephen has been elected president of the eminent international organization CIGRE at its biennial congress this week …
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Why CIGRE

No matter what language you say it in, expertise is crucial. The first port of call for power network know-how …
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