About CIGRÉ and CIGRÉ Danish National Committee

Founded in 1921, 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 counts more than 3 500 experts from all around the world working actively together in structured work programmes coordinated by the CIGRE 16 Studies Committees, overseen by the Technical Committee. Their main objectives are to design and deploy the Power System for the future, optimize existing equipment and power systems, respect the environment and facilitate access to information.

CIGRÉ aims to be recognized as the leading worldwide organization on electric power systems, covering their technical, economic, environmental, organizational and regulatory aspects More information about CIGRÉ and its activities can be found at CIGRÉ’s main website www.cigre.org

The symposium is organized by Cigré Danish National committee in a cooperation with Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University. Denmark has a long history in Cigré and the Danish National Committee has always very been active in Cigré’s activities.

Members of the Cigré Danish National Committee are:

Claus Leth Bak (chairman), Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University
Jørgen S. Christensen, Dansk Energi / DEFU
Troels Stybe Sørensen, Ørsted A/S
Bjarne Christian Gellert, Energinet.dk
Joachim Holbøll, DTU Elektro
Philip Carne Kjær, Vestas Technology R&D
Peter Weinreich-Jensen, Siemens A/S