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From 27 August to 31 August in Paris, France Alstom Grid actively participated in the biennial worldwide forum of the electrical power industry, CIGRE*.

This internationally renowned conference and trade fair brought together key technical experts and industrial suppliers in the electricity transmission sector to expand their knowledge and discuss new developments and innovations.

During CIGRE, Alstom presented key technical papers and launched five of its latest innovative solutions for the power grid of the future. Click here to learn more about these new Smart Grid projects.

Alstom Grid provides smart, efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, such as Smart Grid systems and new-generation digital substations, to deliver electricity reliably across the world.

Headed by Simon Richards, Grid Product Marketing Director, representatives from Alstom UK included Colin Davidson, Carl Barker, Rafael Bonchang, Neil Kirby and David Wright. In Paris they participated in working groups and plenary sessions on complex subject such as the integration of Ultra High Voltage AC and DC networks.

* CIGRE: International Council of Large Electric Systems (