Case studies and achievements

CIGRE membership – for both engineers and their employers

John McDonald, SmartGrid Business Development Leader, GE Power, Atlanta explains how CIGRE membership provides value for both engineers and their employers, thereby also benefiting the entire power system. CIGRE is an international community that shares information to contribute to the betterment of power systems by enhancing the expertise of people ...
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Where CIGRE is unsurpassed

John McDonald, SmartGrid Business Development Leader, GE Power, Atlanta and IEEE Life Fellow shares his personal perspective I have been actively involved in the IEEE and the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) for 46 years, with many leadership positions and awards. It’s a very valuable organisation. However, CIGRE provides ...
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CIGRE membership – how does the young professional fit in?

Mandy Olson, who leads the USNC NGN group explains Acknowledging that the future leaders of the power system are our young professionals, CIGRE has and continues to establish Next Generation Network (NGN) groups around the world. These groups are formed specifically to help young professionals on a range of fronts ...
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CIGRE’s global earthquake experience provides the answer

David Roop, Director - Electric Transmission Operations & Reliability, Power Delivery Group, Dominion Energy explains how CIGRE membership provided a direct route to solving a challenging and unusual problem. “In 2011 a 5.8 Magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of the United States, disrupting power to one of our nuclear ...
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