CIGRE, the Council on Large Electric Systems, is an international non-profit Association for promoting collaboration with experts from all around the world by sharing knowledge and joining forces to improve electric power systems of today and tomorrow. CIGRE has 16 study committees and a large number of working groups. The study committees and an regularly updated list of working groups is here
Three study committees work on components. The scope of Study Committee A1 is electrical machines. Study Committee A2 concentrates on transformers and Study Committee A3 works on high voltage equipment. The photo: Fingrid Oyj.
Study committees fro lines, substations and for protection and automation
Five study committees concentrate on lines (overhead lines, cables, HVDC) on substations and on protection and automation. These study committees are B1 Insulated cables, B2 Overhead lines, B3 Substations, B4 (HVDC and power electronics and B5 Protection and automation. Figure: Fingrid Oyj.
Six study committees works on different systems. They are C1 System Development and economics, C2 System operation and control, C3 System environmental performance, C4 System technical performance, C5 Electricity markets and regulation and C6 Distribution Systems and Dispersed Generation. Figure: Fingrid Oyj.