Planning and Good Use of Green Electricity

How to effectively accelerate the green transition ?

The Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful transition into the power systems industry for early-career professionals and students by providing technical resources and networking opportunities for personal and technical development.

CIGRE NGN Italy and CIGRE NGN Denmark would like to invite you to a webinar where two top speakers will present current research activities regarding the planning and good use of green electricity.

Date and Time: 29 june 2022, 17:00 – 18:30 (CEST)
Platform: Microsoft Teams

  • 17:00 – 17:10 Introduction of CIGRE NGN Italy & Denmark
  • 17:10 – 17:40 Speech I by Mattia marinelli: Chronicles of a prosumer – Living by the Sun
  • 17:40 – 18:10 Speech II by Filippo Spertino: Joint Growth of Photovoltaic Generators, Wind Turbines and Storage Systems for the Modern Electric Grids
  • 18:10 – 18:30 Round table discussion


CIGRE NGN Women In Energy (WiE) Roundtable Discussion

A Webinar on 26th October 2021

Two CIGRE NGN groups, Italy and UK will host an Inclusion and Diversity webinar on 26th Oct, 1-2:30pm BST, 2-3:30pm CEST. The event will start with two presentations along with some key insights for gender equality from Italian NGN followed by UK NGN.

After that, a panel discussion with 8 members will follow, 3 panellists from UK, 1 guest from Denmark, 3 panellists from Italy. The panellists will have to give their views on topics related to gender and salary gaps, impact of maternity leave on the workplace, low STEM participation, lack of female representation on boards, biggest achievements and opportunities as well as potential ways forward. Jingyi Wan, international lead of the CIGRE NGN International and UK Committee, will steer the panel discussion and provide the concluding remarks.

Date and time : 26th Oct 2021, 13:00-14:30 (BST), 14:00-15:30 (CEST)

Agenda :

  • 13:00 – 13:10 Opening and Presentation by CIGRE Italy NGN
  • 13:10 – 13:20 Presentation by CIGRE UK NGN
  • 13:20 – 13:50 Panel discussion I: Career path for WiE
  • 13:50 – 14:20 Panel discussion II: Beyond Career
  • 14:20 – 14:30 Q&A (Time might slightly vary)
  • 14:30 – 14:35 Close

Researchers from UK & Italy share their research on Resiliency of Grid

Dr Luigi Calcara, member of CIGRE Italy NGN, Assistant Professor of Power Systems at University “La Sapienza” and Dr Alejandro Martínez Ceseña (Alex), academic fellow in multi-energy systems at The University of Manchester, shared their research outcomes on Resiliency of Grid through an online webinar on 19th March 2021. The event was attended by Mr Marco Forteleoni, Chair of CIGRE Italy NGN and Dr. Ying Xue, Chair of CIGRE UK NGN.

The webinar was organised by the CIGRE UK & Italy NGN, and Chaired by Dr Andrea Mazza, Member of CIGRE Italy NGN, Assistant Professor of Power Systems at Politecnico di Torino. There were over 130 attendees.

You can find the full report, along with a video recording of the event, on the CIGRE UK website:

Innovative Electrical Networks for a Sustainable Development in Low Carbon Scenarios

International Workshop

August 26-28, 2015 Stresa – Italy

Organized by the Italian Cigre National Committee and SC C3 in coincidence with the Milan International EXPO

According to the Strategic Plan Cigre, this workshop wants to be an opportunity to present innovative solutions, experiences and research to foster the development of the networks, serving territories and cities, combining environmental sustainability and safety requirements.

Workshop main topics:

  • technical solutions to preserve rural and agriculture life and to protect human health,
  • public acceptance of power infrastructures,
  • reduction of energy losses with storage devices,
  • upgrading and extension of life of existing components,
  • demand side management (electric urban transport, etc.).