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October 2012

CIGRE monthly newsletter

Dear Colleague, Dear Member,

I am pleased to welcome you to this new issue of the CIGRE Newsletter.

You will find fresh news, upcoming events, as well as our last ELECTRA issue.

As a reminder, the abstracts selection for CIGRE SYMPOSIA in Lisbon (April 22-24, 2013) is closed. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent to authors within the next few days. Please check your email box. You can now send your abstract for CIGRE Symposia in Auckland (September 16-17, 2013) to the Central Office. The deadline for abstract submission is 30th October 2012.


If you have news, events or any other interesting information to contribute to the newsletter, please send them to the editor at

I wish you a pleasant reading,

François Meslier

CIGRE Secretary General


A1 generators

Executive Summary: Prevention of overfluxing of generators

The purpose of this Executive Summary is to sensitise readers to the causes and risks of generator overfluxing.

Mr. Saba

Mr. Shoichi Saba, former Member of CIGRE Administrative Committee, passed away at the age of 93

Mr. Shoichi Saba was an executive Advisor to the board, Chairman and President of Toshiba Corporation.

Bjarne Andersen et Stig Nilson Medals

Distinctions received by Study Committee B4

Bjarne Andersen received IEEE PES Uno Lamm Award; Dr. Willis F. Long, and Stig L. Nilsson, received the 2012 Philip Sporn Award, and Stig L. Nilsson also received the 2012 IEEE PES Nari Hingorani FACTS Award


Lisbon Symposium: the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, will be available for the opening speech

Lisbon Symposium 22-24 of April 2013 - Smarts Grids: Next Generation Grids for New Energy Trends


Kansas City

Grid of the Future Symposium

28/10/2012 - 30/10/2012
Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Opatija, Croatia

10th Symposium on Power System Management

11/11/2012 - 14/11/2012
Opatija, Croatia


West African Power Industry Convention

19/11/2012 - 21/11/2012
Lagos, Nigeria


International Colloquium on UHV

03/04/2013 - 04/04/2013
New Delhi , India


Call for Papers for the NZ Auckland Symposium

16/09/2013 - 17/09/2013
Auckland, New Zealand

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Estelle Tijou
Communications Manager
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