GE at CIGRE 2018

Visit GE at CIGRE 2018

Palais de Congrès, 3rd Floor, Booth 330

Connect with our industry experts to explore the latest in SF6 free HV Primary Equipment, Next Generation HVDC Controls, Flexible AC Transmission Systems, Modular Energy Storage Solutions, Intelligent Digital Substations, Utility Operational Software and Services.

GE will be hosting exciting events throughout the week including technical seminars presented by industry experts and customers, off-site visits to explore Intelligent Digital Substations and immersive virtual reality experiences focused on grid modernization solutions, and much more.

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Technical Seminars
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Virtual Reality
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Download the GE @ CIGRE 2018 Mobile App to stay connected with GE’s activities during the conference. The app provides maps to GE’s booth and hospitality suite, schedules for GE’s technical seminars and speaker bios, a look at GE’s technology showcase and virtual reality experiences, and access to press releases and videos as they are published throughout the week.


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We are presenting a series of technical seminars in our hospitality suite. During these sessions learn and engage with our experts to explore how GE is working with customers to transform energy networks.

Seating is limited, click below to inquire about registering for these sessions

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date Technical Seminar
Monday, 27th August Data Collection & Management: Building a Maintenance Digital Thread
Optimizing Available Generation and Demand with Advanced Microgrids
Tuesday, 28th August g3, Tomorrow's SF6-free Standard for HV Equipment
GE Revolutionizes HVDC Controls
Wednesday, 29th August The Next Revolution in Intelligent Digital Substations
Network Optimization with Wide Area Monitoring Systems (WAMS)
Thursday, 30th August Unlocking Business Value with Flexible, Modular Energy Storage Solutions
Friday, 31st August Digitizing Power Transformers with a Digital Twin for Effective APM
GIS microgrids Digital substations Asset performance management & analystics

Circuit Breakers, GIS, Transformers

HVDC, FACTS, EBoP, Microgrids & Energy Storage

Digital Substations and Monitoring & Diagnostics

Asset Performance Management & Analytics

From HVDC and Energy Storage to SF6-Free Primary Equipment and Intelligent Controls,
visit us in Booth 330 to learn about our latest technologies, solutions, and services.

GE Power launched new innovations at CIGRE, read the press release to learn more.

  • High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) solutions
  • Flexible AC Transmission Solutions (FACTS)
    • Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM)
    • Static Var Compensator (SVC)
    • Series Compensation
    • Synchronous Condenser
  • Green Gas for Grid – SF6-free Alternative
  • HV/MV Substation Equipment Solutions
    • Air Insulated Substations
    • Gas-Insulated Substations
    • Power Transformers
    • HV/MV Instrument Transformers
    • Disconnector Switches with Digital Monitoring
    • Air Core Reactors & Capacitors
  • Microgrids and Energy Storage Solutions
  • Software Solutions & Utility Communications
  • Protection, Control and Monitoring Solutions
    • Intelligent Digital Substations
    • Advanced Transmission & Distribution Protection
    • Distribution Automation & Sensing
    • Primary Asset Monitoring, Diagnostics & Digital Controls
    • Digital Instrument Transformers
  • Technical Services & Consulting
GIS microgrids Digital substations Asset performance management & analystics

Circuit Breakers, GIS, Transformers

HVDC, FACTS, EBoP, Microgrids & Energy Storage

Digital Substations and Monitoring & Diagnostics

Asset Performance Management & Analytics

Enter the world of Virtual Reality

VR world

Try one of our Immersive Virtual Reality Experiences:

  • Grid Modernization Solutions – Fly across the power system to see how GE is empowering utilities of the future
  • Advanced Switchgear Technology – Explore how GE's circuit breaker interrupters reliably protect electrical grids
  • FACTS Digital Designer – Design and visualize your FACTS system to meet your system objectives
  • Outage Restoration Solutions – Test how fast you can identify system faults and restore power
  • Underground Network Resiliency – Experience what happens when underground transformers fail
  • Digital Substations – Learn how to unlock new business value in our virtual substation
  • HVDC –Experience how HVDC reliably connects offshore renewables to the grid
  • Technical Training – Learn how VR is being utilized to educate and train engineers on HV equipment

Hear from GE's subject matter experts and industry thought leaders as they share their insights through conference presentations, panel discussions, technical meetings and poster sessions

A1-101 Hybridizing Gas Turbine with Battery Energy Storage: Performance and Economics Nicholas W. Miller - USA
A1-102 Investigations on ROCOF withstand capability on large synchronous generators Kevin Chan - SWITZERLAND
A1-104 Impact of grid code evolution on the design of the generators for nuclear plants (Half speed, power above 800 MVA) B. Wahdame - FRANCE
A2-115 Experiences with high-temperature insulation systems & overload requirements Christophe Perrier - FRANCE
A3-201 Digital Disconnector: return on experience on digital substation E. Stella - ITALY
A3-301 Performance Evaluation of CO2/Fluoronitrile Mixture at High Short Circuit Current Level in GIS and Dead-Tank High-Voltage Circuit Breakers V. Hermosillo - USA
A3-307 Application of a Heptafluoroisobutyronitrile gas (C4F7N) mixed with the Background gas of CO2 in Gas-Insulated Switchgear (GIS) as SF6 Alternative K. Bousoltane - FRANCE
H. E. Jung - KOREA
A3-309 Performance evaluation of CO2 and Fluoronitrile mixture in comparison with SF6 K. Bousoltane - FRANCE
B3-104 Station insulation performance under heavy icing conditions G. Testin - ITALY
B3-146 Application of a Fluoronitrile gas in a 123 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIIS) Pilot Substation D. Gautschi -SWITZERLAND
Ch. Lindner - Axpo SWITZERLAND
B3-216 Perspective given by 3D printing and virtual reality technologies F. Biquez - FRANCE
B3-217 Return on experience on asset management implementation in High voltage switchgears JL Rayon - FRANCE
B5-207 FITNESS Multi-Vendor Interoperability in Digital Substations P. Newman - UNITED KINGDOM
B5-215 Experience Feedback of Testing and Commissioning of a fully Digital IEC 61850 based PACS Ph Brun - FRANCE
V. Leitloff (RTE) - FRANCE
C2-107 The Role of Fast Frequency Response in Low Inertia Power Systems D. Stenclik - UNITED KINGDOM
C2-123 Icelandic Operational Experience of Synchrophasor-based Fast Frequency Response and Islanding Defence using Supply and Demand Side Resources D. Wilson - UNITED KINGDOM
C2-207 Application of Advances in Wide Area Monitoring to Address the Challenges from an Evolving Power System S. Clark - UNITED KINGDOM
C3-302 Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of an Environmentally Friendly 145 kV Gas Insulated Substation D. Gautschi - SWITZERLAND
C4-305 Requirements for models to study and prevent system separation and collapse JM. Willieme - FRANCE
C5-303 Exploring the Market Value of Smart Grids and Interactions with Wholesale (TSO) and Distribution (DSO) markets E. Larose on behalf of CIGRE
WG C5.24 - SC C5
D1-201 Application of Fluoronitrile/CO2/O2 Mixtures In High Voltage Products To Lower The Environmental Footprint F. Meyer - SWITZERLAND
D1-305 Return on experience on the uses of GIS PD monitoring systems G. Fauconnet - FRANCE
D2-106 Assuring operational communications across the sub-transmission and MV distribution electrical power grids M. Mesbah - FRANCE

We look forward to seeing you in Paris!