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Booth # 343   •   28 Aug - 02 Sep   •   Palais des Congrès, Paris, France

After much anticipation, we are looking forward to seeing you again in Paris for CIGRE 2022. During the conference, connect with our industry experts and explore the latest in grid modernisation solutions that are helping to accelerate the energy transition.

During the week, GE will be hosting a number of exciting events, including technical seminars and user group meetings presented by industry experts.

Technology Showcase

From high voltage DC (HVDC), Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), microgrids, and distributed energy resources (DER) management to SF₆-free primary equipment, intelligent sensors and controls, and communications solutions, visit us at booth 343 to learn more about our technologies, solutions, and services.

Technical Seminars

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

date time Location Session Title
Monday, Aug. 29 12:00 - 14:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
How to Optimize Large Offshore Power Transformers for Offshore Applications
Speaker: Tobias Stirl, New Technologies Leader, GE Renewable Energy
Monday, Aug. 29 13:30 – 13:55 3rd Floor - Palais des Congrès EXHIBIT HALL TALK
Private LTE for Critical Infrastructure Communications
Speakers:
Philippe Conq, Technical Application Engineer, GE’s Grid Solutions
Gösta Kallner, Executive Chairman, 450 MHz Alliance
Monday, Aug. 29 18:00 - 20:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
Application of Dry-Type Air-Core Shunt Reactors in High Voltage Grids
Speaker: Ricardo Campos, Commercial Manager, Power Quality Products, GE’s Grid Solutions
Tuesday, Aug. 30 12:00 – 14:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
New Capacitor Monitoring Strategies for Advanced Asset Management
Speakers:
Divya Vangari, Sr Product Manager, GE’s Grid Solutions
Joshua Nikkel, Electrical Engineer, GE’s Grid Solutions
Tuesday, Aug. 30 13:00 – 13:25 3rd Floor - Palais des Congrès EXHIBIT HALL TALK
Digitization & Automation to Build the Grid of the Future
Speaker: Dr. Mital Kanabar, Chief Applications Architect, Office of Innovation Leader, Grid Automation, GE’s Grid Solutions
Tuesday, Aug. 30 18:00 – 20:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
Leveraging STATCOM Technology for a Changing Grid
Speakers:
Anssi Mäkinen, FACTS Technology Leader, GE’s Grid Solutions
Ari Kurka, FACTS Business Development Manager, GE’s Grid Solutions
Alper Akdag, FACTS Product Leader, GE’s Grid Solutions
Wednesday, Aug. 31 12:00 – 14:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
Accelerating Grid Decarbonization: GE’s g³ Switchgear up to 420kV
Wednesday, Aug. 31 12:00 – 12:25 3rd Floor - Palais des Congrès EXHIBIT HALL TALK
The Smart Maintenance Centre Principle for the Grid
Speaker: Nader Abou-Dagga, Global Digital Services Growth Leader, GE’s Grid Solutions
Wednesday, Aug. 31 18:00 – 20:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
The Resurgence of HVDC: Enabling the Interconnection of Wind and Solar
Speaker: Carl Barker, Consulting Engineer, GE’s Grid Solutions
Thursday, Sept. 01 09:30 – 11:30 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
New Innovations and Technologies in Grid Automation
Speakers:
Dr. Mital Kanabar, Chief Applications Architect, Office of Innovation Leader, Grid Automation, GE’s Grid Solutions
Simon Swain, Senior Product Manager, GE’s Grid Solutions
Oskar Casanova, Service Segment Leader, GE’s Grid Solutions
Thursday, Sept. 01 12:00 – 14:00 GE Hospitality Suite TECHNICAL SEMINAR
Lessons Learned: How Grid Modernisation Services are Accelerating the Energy Transition

Online registration for GE’s Technical Sessions has been closed. You can still register in person to attend one of these sessions by visiting us at one of our CIGRE 2022 locations:

The GE Hospitality Suite, Level 4, Welcome Desk
Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile
OR
The GE Booth #343
Palais des Congrès

Technical Papers

The following technical papers will be presented at the conference:

Title / AUTHORS date Room PL(s)
Advanced design of nuclear turbo-generators for increased penetration of power electronic based renewable power sources
H. Belman, M. Berriri, A. Buguin (GE) / S. Braem (EDF), V. Costan (EDF), V. Fernagut (EDF)
Tues., Aug. 30 Amphithéâtre Havane, Level 3
Way to retrofit 420kv with fluoronitrile-based gas mix
T. Mauffrey
Tues., Aug. 30 TBA SER
Return of experience on high voltage equipment in operation using C4F7N mixtures
M. Perret, R. Lüscher, C. Cocchi, Y. Kieffel, D. Leguizamon-Cabra, T. Berteloot
Tues., Aug. 30 TBA
Health and safety assessment of an SF₆-alternative gas technology
Y. Kieffel, M. Perret, F. Perrot, B. Portal, J. Bonk, J. Owens, R. Kurz
Tues., Aug. 30 TBA
Life cycle assessment comparison of different high voltage substation technologies using SF₆ and alternative insulation gases
L. Treier, M. Perret, Y. Kieffel, B. Portal
Tues., Aug. 30 TBA
Lessons from action planning based on Transformer Condition Monitoring
T. Mcgrail, P. Prout, S. Rhoads, J. Beardsall, M. Rowbottom, T. Salmon, P. Boreham
TBA TBA
Development of new simulation tools for high voltage circuit-breakers filled with g³ gas mixture
D. Bouffart (GE), P. Robin-Jouan (GE), G. Pernaudat (GE), V Aubrecht P Kloc (Brno University of technology - Czech Republic), S. Gortschakow, D. Uhrlandt (Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and technology)
Wed., Aug. 31 Amphithéâtre Havane, Level 3
Recommendations for IEC 60815-2 based on functional performance of optimized HVCB porcelain insulators in very highly polluted environments
V. Balaji
Wed., Aug. 31 TBA
Combined use of wireless solutions for secondary distribution substations applications
F. Conq (GE)
Wed., Aug. 31 Amphithéâtre Havane, Level 3
Experimental evaluation of teleprotection services over packet-based networks
S. Buljore, F. Fontenelle, L. Estelrich, P. Aleman (GE), M. Acacia (ELIA)
Wed., Aug. 31 Amphithéâtre Havane, Level 3
Design challenges for large offshore wind turbine transformers
M. Gillet, C. Perrier - D. Marnay, M. Kavuk, H. Yildiz, T. Stirl, T. Boroomand, F. Marketos (GE)
Thur., Sept. 1 Amphithéâtre Bleu, Level 2
Qualification test for power transformers GIC capability
M. Ryadi (EDF), R. Desquiens (EDF), P. Poujade (EDF), D. Bortolotti (EDF), J-T. Montavont (EDF), E. Alvado (EDF), O. Moreau, J. Raith, G. Leber, M. Stoessl
Thur., Sept. 1 Amphithéâtre Bleu, Level 2
Guide for defining harmonic impedance of wind and solar power plants for AC harmonic performance assessment of VSC-HVSC systems
G. Tremouille, J.C. Urrego (GE France), K. Carvalho (GE UK)
Thur., Sept. 1 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3  
Switchgear scalability demonstration using environment friendly Fluoronitrile gas mixture in 420 kV GIS Substations
C. Gregoire, Q. Rognard, T. Berteloot, D. Leguizamon, J. Ozil, S. Souchal, F. Bernard, Y. Kieffel
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3 GIS
Integrated disconnector on generator circuit breakers for environmental and footprint optimization
D. Rodrigues, M. Barré, B. Revaud, D. Frigiere (GE)
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
Comparative continuous and overload current performance of high voltage switchgear with SF₆ and alternative gases
V. Hermosillo, D. Leguizamon-Cabra, M. Catala, L. Darles, C. Gregoire, JA Rodriguez
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
SF₆-free solutions for 420 kV networks using gas-Insulated substation (GIS)
M. Barnett, SSEN Transmission, B. Portal, S. Souchal, Q. Rognard, A. Ficheux, GE Grid Solutions
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
Benefit of high-resolution/high bandwidth acquisition of conventional voltage and current transformers for controlled switching: illustration with new CSD100 controller.
A. Fanget, F.A. Abdelmalek (GE)
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
Commissioning of HV primary equipment in pandemic times
J. Soubies-Camy, J. Fernades, F. Despontin, JL. Rayon (GE)
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
Optimized LPIT (Low Power Instrument Transformer) applications in GIS using SF₆ and climate-friendly insulating gas g³
R. Christen, R. Lüscher, J. Szymczak, P. Juge, M. Dupouy, J. Saint-Marc
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Bordeaux, Level 3
Challenges and trends rising on switchgear monitoring and control applications
N. Gadacz, M. Catala, E. Stella, JL. Rayon (GE France), J. Sharif-Askary (GE USA)
Fri., Sept. 2 Grand Amphithéâtre, Level 1 GA
Implementation of a wholesale electricity market based on bilevel programming algorithm in Cyprus
A.S. Gill (GE), W.Y. Huang (GE), I. Yiannaki (TSOC), N. Kanelakis (TSOC), K. Mentesidi (TSOC), K. Perrakis (TSOC)
Fri., Sept. 2 Amphithéâtre Havane, Level 3
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