Welcome to the world of CIGRE

The world's foremost source of power system expertise since 1921

CIGRE is a collaborative global community committed to the world's leading knowledge development programme for the creation and sharing of power system expertise. 

The community features 17 500 professionals from over 90 countries and 1250 member organisations, including some of the world’s leading experts. 

CIGRE operates the world’s foremost knowledge programme, spanning 16 domains of work encompassing all the core areas of the power system. 

CIGRE’s knowledge programme includes an extensive range of local and international events, culminating every two years at the Paris Session in France – a unique thought leadership congress and the number one global power system event.

Over the last 100 years the work of CIGRE has contributed to many of the key technical cornerstones of the modern power system. 

CIGRE’s renowned publications, developed through the collaborative sharing of ‘real world experiences’, are in many cases the authoritative source of reference information.
All this means that when electricity industry professionals look for the unbiased, fact-based answers they need, they turn to CIGRE, the world’s preeminent source for power system expertise.


To foster engagement and knowledge sharing among power system professionals globally to enable the sustainable provision of electricity for all.


To contribute to the betterment of the power system by enhancing the expertise of the people within it.


To be universally recognised as the leading global community for expertise in all aspects of electric power systems.

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Scopes of 16 CIGRE study committees

  • A1Power generation and electromechanical energy conversion
  • A2Power Transformers & Reactors
  • A3Transmission & Distribution Equipment
  • B1Insulated Cables
  • B2Overhead Lines
  • B3Substations & Electrical Installations
  • B4DC Systems & Power Electronics
  • B5Protection and Automation
  • C1Power System Development & Economics
  • C2Power System Operation & Control
  • C3Power system sustainability and environmental performance
  • C4Power System Technical Performance
  • C5Electricity Markets & Regulation
  • C6Active Distribution Systems & Distributed Energy Resources
  • D1Materials & Emerging Test Techniques
  • D2Information Systems & Telecommunication

Our Sponsors

Premiere Sponsor
Siemens Energy Canada Limited
Host Utility
Manitoba Hydro
Diamond Sponsors
Hitachi Energy
Siemens Canada Limited
Platinum Sponsors
Burns & McDonnell Canada Ltd.
PTI Transformers
Gold Sponsors
M&I Materials Development Ltd.
POWER Engineers, Inc
Shemar T&D Solutions
Silver Sponsors
GE Vernova
Lamifil Inc
AtkinsRéalis Canada Inc
Conference Bags
RHM International