Cigre Events


Overview of C1 activities

Sun 28WG meetings: C1.22 & C1.35
Mon 29SC C1 meeting
Tue 30

WG meetings: C1.33, C1.34, C1.38, C1.39 & C1.40

Tutorial Parallel Session 1 A. Changes in the power system impacting on power quality

                                 or B. Investment decisions in a changing and uncertain environment

Tutorial Parallel Session 2 A. Demand Side Management

                                or  B. Quo Vadis Overhead Lines

Tutorial Parallel Session 3 A. Recommendations for Systematic Framework Design of Power System Stability Control

                                or B. Impact of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) on Distribution Networks

Wed 31Symposium
Thu 1Symposium
Fri 2Technical visit


C2, B4, C1, C4 & C5 Symposium: Across Borders - HVDC Systems and Market Integration

Lund, Sweden, May 2015

Click here to access the conference website

Remember! Last date for the 'Early Bird' fees is 31 March 2015

Mon 25thSC C1 MeetingSC C1 MeetingC1 Dinner
Tue 26thC1 WG MeetTutorials  / C1 WG Meetings 
Wed 27thWelcome Address / Plenary Session      Sessions: B4, C1, C5Gala Dinner 
Thu 28thSessions: B4, C1, C2, C4Sessions: B4, C2, C4 
Fri1 29thTechnical tourTechnical tour 

Tutorial on the afternoon of Tuesday 26th May

Topic (draft)Lead SC
Voltage source converters (VSC): modular multi-level converter (MMC) options and their advantages and disadvantages for different applications; (Start with quick recap on LCC)B4
Prospects and limitations in respect of future ratings of cables for HVDC operationB1
Conversion of AC OHL to DC operation; hybrid operation on common towersB4
Feasibility and options for multi-terminal operation of HVDC grids (control of terminals, management of faults)B4
Operation of HVDC within AC systems: black-start capability; supplemental control options; the advantages of the controllability of HVDC and how a planner, operator or market might use itC1
The challenges that are faced when merging markets across borders, how they can be overcome and ongoing issuesC5
Practical arrangements for the exchange of renewables credits across bordersC5

Cigre Conference: Microgrids, Supergrids and the power system of the future, September 2011, Bologna, Italy

Symposium, Recife, Brazil, April 2011

Tutotial, Recife 2011 (pdf, 7MB)

Older material

Slides from Workshop on "Wind Generation: Issues for Investment and System Operation" - Guilin, 27 October 2009 (zip, 0kB)

2007 Symposium - C1 Tutorial Presentations at Osaka (zip, 0kB)

2007 Symposium - Workshop on Over Head Line ampacity - Presentations (zip, 3MB)