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November 2017

8th Southern Africa Regional Conference

14th November 2017 - 17th November 2017
Lord Charles Hotel, Cnr Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44), Somerset West,
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
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August 2018

CIGRE Session 47 – 2018

26th August 2018 - 31st August 2018

6 days of Conference 5 days of Technical Exhibition With more than 91 % of international attendees Mainly TSOs, utilities and DSOs, international influential decision makers, technology experts - 5 days of Conference & Technical Exhibition - 3 floors of exhibition space - More than 242 exhibitors (from 28 countries) Attendance: - 3290 international Delegates - more than 8000 participants from 93 countries - 36 Study Committee meetings - 163 Working Group meetings - 7 NC or Regions Meetings -…

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October 2018

Cigré Paris 16th Feedback Session 2018

18th October 2018
Eskom Academy of Learning, Dale Road P/Bag X13, Kaalfontein
Midrand, Gauteng 1685 South Africa
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The South African National Committee of Cigré invites you to register for the 16th Feedback Session to report back on the proceedings of the 47th Paris Conference of the International Council on Large High Voltage Electric Systems. This valuable full day seminar will be CPD accredited by the SAIEE. Please click here to view the website and programme. Venue: Ian McRae Auditorium Eskom Academy of Learning Dale Road Halfway House   (space is limited)   For further information or queries,…

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October 2019

2019 CIGRE B4 International Colloquium

1st October 2019 - 5th October 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000 South Africa + Google Map

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 experience related to regional interconnectors and renewable energy integration with a focus on Africa.   The preferential topics reflect the above and the colloquium is…

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9TH CIGRE Southern Africa Regional Conference

1st October 2019 - 4th October 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000 South Africa

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 and diversifying the energy supply. Grid integration of DER can present challenges, be it during planning, construction or operation. The 9th CIGRE Southern Africa regional…

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October 2020

Feedback Session 2020

5th October 2020 @ 18:00 - 15th October 2020 @ 17:00
Virtual Conference,

The National Committee of Southern Africa will be hosting an online feedback session to report back on the e-Session held by CIGRE in August. CIGRE is well know as the world’s foremost source of power system expertise. The virtual event will run over two weeks from Monday 5 October 2020, during which each Study Committee representative will present a summary and highlights from the e-Session using the CIGRE Academy webinar technology. The event will be opened on Monday 5 October…

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November 2021

10th Cigre Southern Africa Regional Conference: “Transforming the power system for future generations”

2nd November 2021 - 4th November 2021
Virtual Conference

Background  The COVID-19 global pandemic has shown us how interconnected our lives are in this global village. It has forced behavioural changes on us all, given rise to innovative ways to work, operate and manage our worlds in all the far-reaching corners of the world. We have had to adapt and change and be resilient in the face of it all. Similarly, our power networks, the interconnectedness of our power grids have to be just as resilient. They have to…

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The Cigre SANC operates on the basis of a two-year program that has as its highlights the Cigre Paris Session in even years and the Regional Conference in odd years. The Annual Calendar therefore reflects key milestones that need to be adhered to as well as general administrative functions. It is a guideline and a form of induction for new Committee members