U.S. National Committee (USNC) of CIGRÉ. 2005 Status. What Is CIGRÉ ?. CIGRÉ is the Conseil International des Grands Reseaux Electriques— The International Council On Large Electric Systems
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U.S. National Committee(USNC) of CIGRÉ 2005 Status
What Is CIGRÉ ? CIGRÉ is the Conseil International des Grands Reseaux Electriques— The International Council On Large Electric Systems • Founded in Paris in 1921 as a worldwide non-profit association. Concept of J. Tribot Laspiere (France) and Frederic Attwood (USA). (Attwood-- first president of the USNC in 1921.) • Mission: Develop and distribute technical knowledge and information internationally regarding large electric systems.
What Is the U.S. National Committee of CIGRÉ? • National Committees (NCs) are the heart of CIGRÉ’s organization • 80 countries – three largest are: • France • Brazil • United States • NCs manage their country’s participation in CIGRÉ’s activities – particularly inStudy Committees
CIGRÉ Organization (2005) • CIGRÉ Officers • President – Yves Filion (Canada) • Treasurer – Peter Tyree (Australia) • Technical Comm. Chair – Aldo Bolza (Italy) • Secretary General – Jean Kowal (France) • CIGRÉ Executive Committee • U.S. Rep – Clark Gellings • CIGRÉ Administrative Council • U.S. Rep – Clark Gellings • U.S. Rep – B. Don Russell • CIGRÉ Executive Committee Meeting • (June 2, 2005)
Clark W. Gellings, Pres. USNC (VP, EPRI) Hans E. Weinrich, Past Pres. (Consultant) Virginia C. Sulzberger, Sec/Tr (Dir-Engr, NERC) W. Terry Boston, VP (EVP, TVA) Hamid Elahi , VP (GM, GE International) John W. Estey , VP (P & CEO, S&C Electric) John C. Houston , VP (VP, CenterPoint Energy) Robin A. Hurst, VP (SVP, Alabama Power) Rana Mukerji , VP (VP & GM, ABB Inc.) David A. Pacyna , VP (P & CEO, Siemens Power T&D) B. Don Russell , VP/TC (Regents Prof., Texas A&M) Richard P. Verret, VP (SVP, AEP) Richard A. Wakefield, VP (VP, KEMA Inc.) Stephen G. Whitley, VP (SVP & COO, NE-ISO) USNC Executive Committee – 2005
CIGRÉ Membership — 2004 Collective (Technical Companies, Educational Institutions) Individual World-Wide U.S. 4200 390 850a 13 a) Includes 80 Educational Institutions (Collective Type II)
CIGRÉ International Activities • Biennial Paris Conference • 2300 delegates • 350 papers on focused targets(preferential subjects) • Discussions and general reports • Symposia and • Regional Colloquia • 200–300 delegates • Topical subject • 50–100 papers • Study Committee Activities • Annual meetings • Working groups and task forces • Tutorials and workshops • Technical reports • Technology Transfer • CIGRÉ Technical Library • ELECTRA magazine • Technical reports • CIGRÉ website
History of CIGRÉ ISOLATING OILS & INSULATING MATERIALS INTERRUPTORS INSULATORS AC VERY HIGH VOLTAGES OVERHEAD LINES HIGH VOLTAGE CABLES TOWERS & FOUNDATIONS DIRECT CURRENT 1921 1927 1935 1945 OVERVOLTAGES
Growth in Study Committees PROTECTIONS & RELAYS TRANSFORMERS SC 12 PERTURBATIONS HF TELE- TRANSMISSIONS ALTERNATORS CAPACITORS SUBSTATIONS 1947 1948 1949 1955 1963 POWER SYSTEM STABILITY INSULATION COORDINATION FAST VOLTAGE CHANGES
ROTATING MACHINES SC 11 SWITCHING EQUIPMENTSC 13 P.S. PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SC 37 HVDC LINKS SC14 MATERIALS FOR ELECTROTECHNOLOGY SC 15 P.S. ANALYSIS & TECHNIQUES SC 38 HV INSULATED CABLES SC 21 OVERHEAD LINES SC22 SUBSTATIONS SC 23 P.S. OPERATION & CONTROL SC 39 POWER SYSTEM PLANNING SC 31 POWER SYSTEM STABILITY SC 32 P.S. INSULATION COORDINATION SC 33 P. S. PROTECTION & CONTROL SC 34 P. S. COMMUNICATION & TELECONTROL SC 35 P. S. ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY SC 36 Growth in Study Committees TRANSFORMERS SC 12 FUTURE OF ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION & SYSTEMS SC41 1966 1976 1982
1982 – 2002 :A Changing Regulatory Environment … WHOLESALE MARKET REFORM ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS TECHNOLOGY CHANGES NEW CIGRE MASTERPLAN NEW CIGRE ORGANIZATION
New Organization — 2002 • The technical activities are managed by 16 Study Committees coordinated by the CIGRE Technical Committee • More than 250 working bodies, mainly Working Groups (57%) and Task Forces (32%) conduct studies and produce reports, usually in a three year time frame. • The main subjects are illustrated by the most recent creations of new Study Committees, in these domains: • Equipment domain (A) • Infrastructure domain (B) • System and electricity market domain (C) • Supporting technologies domain (D)
ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES SC A1 (ex 11) TRANSFORMERS SC A2 (ex 12) HIGH VOLTAGE EQUIPMENT SC A3 (ex 13 ++) HV INSULATED CABLES SC B1 (ex 21) OVERHEAD LINES SC B2 (ex 22) SUBSTATIONS SC B3 (ex 23) HVDC & POWER ELECTRONICS SC B4 (ex 14) PROTECTION & AUTOMATION SC B5 (ex 34) SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT & ECONOMICS SC C1 (ex37 +) SYSTEM CONTROL & OPERATION SC C2 (ex 39) SYSTEM TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE SC C4 (ex 33-36-38) MATERIALS & EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES SC D1 (ex 15 +) INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TELECOMMUNICATIONS SC D2 (ex 35 ++) 2002 = A NEW ORGANIZATION A B 2002 SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTALPERFORMANCE SC C3 (NEW) C ELECTRICITY MARKETS & REGULATION SC C5 (NEW) DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS & DISPERSED GENERATION SC C6 (NEW) D
Study Committees • Members nominated by National Committees • Manage studies in their field of interest • Working Groups and Task Forces are operational arms CIGRÉ’s Technical Committee (TC) Coordination Study Committees Working Groups Task Forces
U.S. Study Committee Representatives to CIGRE SCs -A1-David B. Berrong (Consultant) -A2-Shirish (Sam) Mehta (Waukesha Electric) -A3-Roy W. Alexander (PPL Electric Utilities) -B1-Walter Zenger (EPRI) -B2-Tapani O. Seppa (The Valley Group, Inc.) -B3-Hanna Essa Abdallah (Arizona PS Co.) -B4-Stig L. Nilsson (Exponent) -B5-Thomas W. Cease (Consultant)
U.S. Study Committee Representatives to CIGRE SCs -C1-William F. Reinke (SERC) -C2-Bruce M. Balmat (PJM Interconnection) -C3-David L. Harris (Waukesha Electric) -C4-George Gela (EPRI Solutions, Inc.) -C5-CHAIRMAN--Kenneth W. Laughlin (PJM ) -C5-George W. Gross (University of Illinois) -C6-Chen-Ching Liu (University of Washington) -D1-Ravi S. Gorur (Arizona State University) -D2-Roger E. Ray (Pulsar Technologies, Inc.)
USNC Technical Committee U.S. Advisory Panel for each Study Committee Representative U.S. Study CommitteeRepresentatives
2001 2002 2003 2004 Individual 310 327 434 390 “Collective” 17 17 16 13 Collective (7) (9) (8) (6) Sustaining (3) (2) (2) (2) Patron (7) (6) (6) (5) USNC Membership
USNC — Membership 2004 Collective Members (6) CenterPoint Energy Siemens Power T&D, Inc. S.D. Myers Inc. Power Line Systems, Inc. Washington University Black & Veatch Corp. (St. Louis, MO)
Sustaining Members (2) S&C Electric Company PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Patron Members (5) ABB Inc. GE International AEP Service Corp. Tennessee Valley Authority Electric Power Research Inst. USNC — Membership 2004
How to Join the USNC • Fill out USNC individual membership form -Available on USNC website -(www.cigre-usnc.org) • Return form to USNC Secretary-Treasurer -Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) -Fax: 609-452-9550 -Mail—Address on form • Hand completed form to me
USNC — Finances • Revenues: • Individual memberships • Collective, Sustaining, Patron • Meetings • Interest income • Expenses: • Dues to Paris Office • Administration • Awards • Meetings • Other
Awards and Recognition Committee • John W. Estey - Chair — S&C Electric • John C. Houston — CenterPoint Energy • Virginia C. Sulzberger — NERC • B. Don Russell — Texas A&M • Clark W. Gellings— EPRI
Awards and Recognition — 2005 • CIGRE-Paris Awards (2004) • Distinguished Member (5) • International Honorary Member (1) • USNC Awards (2005) • Philip Sporn Award (1) • Attwood Associate Award (5)
CIGRE “Distinguished Member” Award • Introduced in 1996 • Purpose — acknowledge significant participation in the work of CIGRE Study Committees and/or National Committees • Requires at least 10 years CIGRE membership • National committees make nominations • President and Secretary General of CIGRE approve nominations • Awarded every two years (even-numbered years)
2004 Distinguished Member Awards • Harold A. Adams, Jr. — Dominion Resources • Alan H. Cookson — NIST • Hamid Elahi — GE International • Robert E. Fenton — Generation Technology • Stanley R. Lindgren — Severon Corp.
2004 Honorary Member Award • Award attributed to: • Outgoing Executive Committee member • Outgoing Study Committee Chairmen • Outstanding Administrative Council member • Awarded every two years • Approved by Administrative Council • Honorary Member — Hans E. Weinrich
USNC Philip Sporn Award — 2005 Narain G. Hingorani “For cumulative career contributions to the advancement of the concept of system integration in the theory, design, and/or operation of large high-voltage electric systems in the United States.”
USNC Attwood Associate Award “To honor the contributions and memory of Frederic Attwood of the U.S.A., who, with J. Tribot Laspiere of France, foresaw the need for an international organization in the field of high-voltage power engineering and who became the first chairman of the U.S. National Committee upon the founding of CIGRE in the year 1921.”
USNC Attwood Associate Awards — 2005 • Alan H. Cookson — NIST • Frank A. Denbrock — D&A Consulting • Anthony M. Di Gioia, Jr. — Di Gioia, Gray and Associates • Philip R. Nannery — Power Associates • John J. Vithayathil — JV Inc.
Continuing Terms (through 2006) J. Estey C. Gellings (President) R. Hurst D. Pacyna D. Russell V. Sulzberger (Sec.-Treas.) R. Wakefield S. Whitley H. Weinrich Re-election (2006-2007) T. Boston H. Elahi J. Houston R. Mukerji R. Verret New (2006-2007) C. Root 2005 Slate of Officers
TFI Learning and CIGRÉ present a conference on the INNOVATIONS, COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION November 30, December 1-2, 2005 ● Boston, MA NOW ACCEPTING CALL FOR PAPERS ABSTRACT DEADLINE IS July 15, 2005!