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CIGRE Session 2024

August 25 - 30, 2024 | Paris, France

domingo, 25.08.2024, 08:00 - viernes, 30.08.2024, 18:00 CEST
Paris, France
Palais des Congrès, Stand No. S175

CIGRE Session is back in the city of light in August!

Check out our highlights at CIGRE Paris Session 2022!

Why attend CIGRE Session 2024?

System reliability with sustainability at the core

From August 25th to 30th 2024, join us and the rest of the community for the number one global power system event in the world. Bringing together over 9000 of our peers, this truly is an opportunity not to be missed.

As we continue to grapple with climate change, achieve net zero goals, and balancing the grid with demand, electricity will be the backbone of the entire energy system.

What can you expect from CIGRE?

More than 70 papers from Hitachi Energy

sharing the work of our experts across some of the energy sector’s most important topics

6

days

90+

countries represented

8600+

participants

300+

exhibitors

6

workshops on important and emerging industry issues

3600+

delegates


 

800+

papers

16

tutorials covering a diverse range of subjects

120

countries

Delivering a sustainable energy future relies on three key pillars:

Delivering sustainability with innovative energy infrastructure products, solutions & services​
Enhancing system flexibility with power electronics solutions​
Modern sustainable neighbourhood in Almere, The Netherlands. The city heating (stadswarmte) in the district is partially powered by a solar panel island (Zoneiland). Aerial view.
Securing system resilience with digital technologies​

Hitachi Energy is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the Women in Energy (WiE) Forum.

Thursday, 29th August, 11:00-14:00​

The Journey of Electricity

Meet our global community of CIGRE contributors
Dietrich Bonmann

Senior Principal Engineer
Hitachi Energy

 

On-site GIC withstand experiment on a 1000 MVA autotransformer and a 300 MVA 5-limb transformer

Ali Tayyebi

Research Scientist
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Vinothkumar Kannan

R&D Principal Engineer
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Nicklas Johansson

Lead Scientist
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Tobias Keller

VP Head of global Product Management & Marketing Semiconductors
Hitachi Energy

 

Semiconductor circuit-breaker based on RB-IGCT to protect LVDC microgrids

Valeria Teppati

Principal Development Engineer
Hitachi Energy

 

Development and type testing of a 420 kV 63 kA 50 and 60 Hz SF6-free High Voltage Circuit Breaker

Ying-Jiang Hafner

R&D Corporate Executive Engineer
Hitachi Energy

 

The Vectorized Approach: An Efficient Method to Model VSC converters and its Verification Against Tests

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Mats Larsson

Senior Principal Scientist
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Ghanshyamsinh Gohil

Principal Scientist
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Mauricio Soto

Global Artificial Intelligence Program Manager
Hitachi Energy

 

Synthetic Data Generation and Its Applications: Training a Machine Learning Dissolved Gas Analysis Time Series Predictor

Samuel Pachlatko

Service Product Manager GIS

Hitachi Energy

 

Retrofill for 420 kV Gas-Insulated Lines: Technical Concept and Return of Experience

Frans Dijkhuizen

Corporate Research Fellow
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Roberto Alves

Principal Scientist in Power Electronics
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Xiaobo Yang

Research Fellow
Hitachi Energy

 

Maximum Efficiency Point Tracking Control for the Water Electrolysis System Based on Power Hardware in the Loop

Stephan Sehestedt

R&D Principal Engineer
Hitachi Energy

 

Market driven architecture for remote monitoring of HV assets

Joan Hernandez

Project Technical Engineering Specialist
Hitachi Energy

 

The Vectorized Approach: An Efficient Method to Model VSC converters and its Verification Against Tests

Bertil Berggren

Senior Principal Scientist
Hitachi Energy

 

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Stephen Sproul

Head of Technical Sales - Microgrids & Energy Storage
Hitachi Energy

 

Large Grid Forming BESS replaces synchronous generation, enabling high renewable penetration and low system load in Australia’s major northern grid

Ashwin Shirsat

Research Team Manager
Hitachi Energy

 

Probabilistic framework for resilience enhancement of distribution grids

Poster presenters in each Study Committee

Transformer Sustainable Refurbishment for Ultra Long-Life

Presented by Ed teNyenhuis

Dynamic model analysis of shell power transformers under short circuit vibration and the influence in the tank design

Presented by Miguel Aguirre, Daniel Garcia-Vallejo, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)

Challenges regarding factory acceptance test of large offshore shunt reactors

Presented by Daniel Wikberg

On-site GIC withstand experiment on a 1000 MVA autotransformer and a 300 MVA 5-limb transformer

Part 1: Design, Modelling, Instrumentation, DAQ and Testing

Presented by Dietrich Bonmann, Roald Kleivi, Statnett (Norway)

On-site GIC withstand experiment on a 1000 MVA autotransformer and a 300 MVA 5-limb transformer

Part 2: Measuring and Evaluation

Presented by Dietrich Bonmann, Roald Kleivi, Statnett (Norway)

Requirements for reliable transformer diagnostics using frequency response analysis (FRA)

Presented by Evgenii Ermakov

Thermal modelling of power transformer and shunt reactor using Physics-Informed Neural Networks

Presented by Jhelum Chakravorty

Steady State and Dynamic Thermal Performance of Liquid-Filled Distribution Transformers

Presented by Ali Al-Abadi, Ahmed Gamil

Non-uniform winding temperature distribution in directed cooling mode

Presented by Tor Laneryd

Dynamic Loading of Transformers in Renewable Energy Generation: A Comparison of Traditional Methods and a Novel Thermo-Chemical Evaluation of Transformers Ageing

Presented by Wilerson Calil, Alan Sbravati

Detecting degraded bushings with DFR – A case study

Presented by Lars Andreas Eriksson, Eirik Nicolaisen, Statnett (Norway)

Power Transformer Digital Twin: Incorporating Thermodynamic and Water Diffusion Discrete Elements Model for Enhanced Aging Calculation

Presented by Alan Sbravati

Artificial intelligence in transformer manufacturing

Presented by Robin Axelsson

Experimental analysis of transient overvoltage protections in distribution transformers

Presented by Victor Manuel Garcia-Chocano

The sustainability benefits of liquid cooled dry-type transformers in renewable energy and vent-closed applications

Presented by Luiz Oliveira

Optimization of controlled switching for transmission lines

Presented by Urmil Parikh, Maria Tereza Souza, Tractable Engineering (Brazil)

SF6-alternative 145 kV metal-enclosed circuit breaker

Presented by Patrick Stoller

RDDS and RRDS characterization for 420 kV SF6-free High Voltage Circuit Breaker

Presented by Reto Karrer

Development and type testing of a 420 kV 63 kA 50 and 60 Hz SF6-free High Voltage Circuit Breaker

Presented by Valeria Teppati

High voltage type testing of a 420 kV SF6-free High Voltage Circuit Breaker for Gas Insulated Switchgear and Dead Tank Breaker Applications

Presented by Peter Frei

Utilizing Asset Performance to Guide Asset Replacement 

and Maintenance Optimization Decisions at TVA

Presented by Jay Jayaraman, Jeffrey Nelson. TVA (USA)

Recommendations for dielectric testing of HVDC gas insulated cable connection assemblies

Presented by Uwe Riechert, Cornelis Plet, DNV, Netherlands, Siemens, Vattenfall, Nexans, SGI, TenneT, Prysmian, Furukawa, Brugg Cabkes, Pfisterer, UL

420 kV SF6-free High Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear  Design, Type Tests and Product Footprint

Presented by Vincent Tilliette

Return of experience on gas handling with C4-FN mixtures for high-voltage equipment

Presented by Manuel Naef, Michael Gatzsche, Matthew Barnett, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (UK)

Retrofill for 420 kV Gas-Insulated Lines: Technical Concept and Return of Experience

Presented by Samuel Pachlatko, Mark Waldron, National Grid (UK)

Retrofit GIS service solution for extended lifetime maintenance

Presented by Philip Bengtsson

Implementation of the new IEC and CIGRE requirements on service continuity to high voltage gas-insulated switchgears

Presented by Samuel Pachlatko, Benoit Godeau, Elia (Belgium)

Controlled Switching of Coupled Power Transformers Based on Residual Flux Estimation Including State of the Art Digital Monitoring Technique – Field Experiences

Presented by Umamahesh Pasumarthi

Impact on Engineering and Lifetime management of high voltage Outdoor GIS

Presented by Manuel Naef, Toshiyuki Saida, Toshiba, Japan, TEPCO, Siemens Energy, GE

New Standards and Solutions for Service Continuity of HV GIS

Presented by Samuel Pachlatko, Jens Hettler, Swissgrid (Switzerland)

A system-risk approach for management and optimization of critical spare parts

Presented by Enrico Conte

LCC UHVDC system improvements, with a novel converter transformer configuration

Presented by Mats Andersson

The world’s first series-connected multi-terminal LCC UHVDC transmission – System studies for the Jinshang-Hubei ±800kV project

Presented by Weiran Cao, Ying Xu, State Grid Economic and Technological Research Institute (China)

Health Monitoring Approaches for High Voltage Capacitors in Power Converters

Presented by Riddhi Ghosh, Tord Bengtsson

The Vectorized Approach: An Efficient Method to Model VSC
Converters and its Verification Against Tests

Presented by Joan Hernandez

Stability Enhancement of weak grids with high penetration of renewables with Grid-Forming STATCOM/Enhanced-STATCOM

Presented by Rasool Heydari

Hunting Issues in the Brazilian Interconnected Power System – A Case Study of Multiple SVCs

Presented by Felipe Sobrinho, Ricardo Tenorio, ONS

Grid Connection of Offshore Wind with Grid Forming Turbines

Presented by Mats Larsson

VSC-HVDC Dynamic Capacity: Technical, commercial and legal challenges and opportunities

Presented by Kevin Schönleber, TenneT

Bi-mode Insulated Gate Transistor BIGT – An Outstanding Key Component in Present and Future HVDC Systems

Presented by Evgeny Tsyplakov

Grid-Forming Variable-Speed Full Converter

Pumped-Storage Hydropower

Presented by Alexandre Christe

On the Role of Energy Storage and Grid Forming Control in the Future HVDC System

Presented by Frans Dijkhuizen 

Impact on Busbar Protection by Mixed Analogue Input Chains in Digital Substations

Presented by Jianping Wang

Practical experiences with process bus-based transformer protection system

Presented by Stefan Meier, Ruben Martini, OFIMA

Experiences with process bus technology for substation retrofit

Presented by Stefan Meier

Using process bus over substation boundaries with multi-vendor line differential protection

Presented by Adolf Frei, Philipp Stachel, Siemens, Yann Gosteli, CKW

Maximum Efficiency Point Tracking Control for the Water Electrolysis System Based on Power Hardware in the Loop

Presented by Xiaobo Yang, Jiakun Fang, Huazhong University, China

Flexible Capacity Expansion Planning for a Decarbonized Market

Presented by Jinxiang Zhu

100% RES Power System Supported by Flexibility Resources

Presented by Alexandre Oudalov, Nagaraju Pogaku, ENOWA, Saudi Arabia

Less Connection for More Security – Novel NEOM Transmission Grid Design with 100% Renewable

Presented by Ying-Jiang Hafner, Nand Singh, ENOWA, Saudi Arabia

Comprehensible Alarm Text Clustering for Reconfiguration and Real-Time Support

Presented by Jhelum Chakravorty

Assessing the Sustainability of Future Regional Energy Systems Integrating Stakeholder Perspectives

Presented by Peter Noglik, Witold-Roger, Poganietz, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Impact of Climate and Weather Variability on Energy Systems Planning

Presented by Sebastian Porras, Georgios Mavromatidis, ETH, Switzerland

Large Grid Forming BESS replaces synchronous generation, enabling high renewable penetration and low system load in Australia’s major northern grid

Presented by Stephen Sproul, PWC & Territory Generation

A Methodology to Define Radiated High Frequency Emission of In-Situ Measurements in Harsh Environments

Presented by Emil Eriksson

Automated Market Bidding for Battery Energy Storage Systems

Presented by Mohamed Eissa

Evaluating the Quality of Probabilistic Forecast for Energy and Ancillary Service Trading

Presented by Nandinee Haq

Certification of the electricity used to produce hydrogen

Presented by Anant Venkateswaran, Ricardo Gedra, CCEE, Brazil

Two-stage stochastic programming for optimal BESS & DER Total Cost of Ownership and sizing considering grid services in data center applications

Presented by Marco Giuntoli

DER approach integration and optimization to enable Australia's first fully electric public road transport system 

Presented by Stephen Sproul, John Glassmire

Kopernikus projects - Field applications and OT-IT-integration to enable the full potential of future power systems

Presented by Peter Noglik, Siemens AG, TenneT, Fraunhofer IPA, RWTH Aachen, Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Schleswig-Holstein Netz

Business Cases for Energy Storage Project at Distribution Level Participating in European Electricity Markets with Examples of Real Projects

Presented by Hamideh Bitaraf, Takashi Usami, Hitachi, USA

Semiconductor circuit-breaker based on RB-IGCT to protect LVDC microgrids

Presented by Tobias Keller, Antonello Antoniazzi, ABB, Italy

Diagnostic of On-Load Tap-Changer based on vibroacoustic measurements

Presented by Joachim Schiessling, Per Mattsson, Uppsala University, Sweden

Synthetic Data Generation and Its Applications: Training a Machine Learning Dissolved Gas Analysis Time Series Predictor 

Presented by Mauricio Soto

Partial Discharge Behavior in GIS with C4-FN Mixtures: Comparison of Conventional and UHF Measurement Techniques

Presented by Uwe Riechert, Willy Jarosczinsky, University of Dresden, Germany

Lifetime analysis and extended impulse and superimposed impulse voltage tests on a GIS voltage divider for HVDC applications

Presented by Uwe Riechert, Andreas Dowbysch, University of Dresden, Germany, Eric Sperling, Omicron, Germany

Challenges on atmospheric corrections for external insulation design and testing – Revisited

Presented by Liliana Arevalo

Differential pressure method for measuring gas leakage of dynamic sealing units in GIS

Presented by Zhiqiang Tao

Chemistry of C4-FN gas mixtures and application in high-voltage equipment

Presented by Lise Donzel

New C4-FN and C4-FN mixtures gas models as a common reference for users and equipment manufacturers

Presented by Michael Gatzsche, Christian Ihmels, LTP Oldenburg, Germany

Probabilistic framework for resilience enhancement of distribution grids

Presented by Ashwin Shirsat

Market driven architecture for remote monitoring of HV asset

Presented by Sebastiano Scarpaci, Stephan Sehestedt

The journey of digitalization: How Smart Digital Substations Can Drive the Industrial Internet of Things Revolution?

Presented by Alessandro Pedretti, Mikhail Barros, Qair, Brazil

Quantum Key Distribution for MPLS-TP Traffic Encryption 

Presented by Ramon Bächli, Axel Foery, ID Quantique, Switzerland

News and Features

Where?

Palais des Congrès,
Paris, 
France

Stand No. S175

We hope you can join us in beautiful Paris as we continue to accelerate the energy transition and create a sustainable energy future for all.