• 2020 CIGRE & USNC Awards

    We want to congratulate the following award recipients for their noteworthy contributions. The following awards were announced at the 2020 CIGRE e-Session: CIGRE Fellow Award | Pouyan Pourbeik The “CIGRE Fellow” award is attributed for active participation in the activities of the technical work of the study committees and for providing a lead technical role…

  • Grid of the Future Postponed Until 2021: Announcement from David Roop

    Colleagues – I hope this unusual year finds you and your loved ones in good health. The impact of COVID-19 continues to ripple through the nation and unfortunately has impacted our ability to hold the 2020 Grid of the FutureTM event. The folks at National Grid have a tremendous program developed and if not for this…

  • 2020 e-Session and 2021 Paris Centennial Session Announcement

    As each of you know the 2020 Paris Session has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues affecting the world.  In lieu of the 2020 Paris Session, CIGRE’s Administrative Council will hold an e-Session in 2020 and the Paris Centennial Session will be held in Paris in the last half of August, 2021.  This will be a tremendous…

  • CIGRE Annual Meeting DATE CHANGE

    With the continuing worldwide effort to deal with the on-going pandemic, the IEEE has decided today to hold a virtual PES Power General Meeting ( in lieu of a meeting in Montreal, Canada in August. As you know, we typically hold our Annual Members meeting in conjunction with this conference. Given today’s announcement, we have…

  • CIGRE 2020 Grid of the Future – DATE CHANGE!

    Grid of the Future™ date has changed to November 1 – 4, 2020, in Providence, Rhode Island hosted by National Grid. The Executive Committee after much deliberation has decided to delay this year’s Grid of the Future™ from October 18 – 21, 2020 to November 1 – 4, 2020. The location will remain the same…

  • Join CIGRE Now: 15 Month New Member Special

    New CIGRE members can join now and get 15 months of CIGRE membership for the price of 12! Explore the benefits of CIGRE by clicking “Why CIGRE” on the menu above. To join, click here.

  • Congratulations to our 2019 Award Recipients

    We’re excited to name our 2019 Awardees!   Attwood Associate Award: Michael Beehler, Neil M. Kirby, Amanda Olson, Stewart M. Ramsay, Harley W. Wilson     Philip Sporn Award: Mladen Kezunovic, Willis S. White     Outstanding Collective Member Award: Electric Power Research Institute, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, PJM Interconnection, LLC

  • 2019 Membership Dues

    Beginning November 1, 2018 the United States National Committee will begin collecting membership dues for 2019. October 31, 2018 is the last day to pay 2018 membership dues.

  • United States National Committee at Paris

    This is a gallery of photos from our recent cocktail reception during the 47th CIGRE Session!

  • 2018 Annual Meeting Photo Gallery

    Thank you for participating in the 2018 Annual Meeting! Check out the photo gallery here, and view the meeting slides here.