on behalf of CIGRE Macedonia members and myself I would like to welcome you at the CIGRE Macedonia web site.
As you can notice, there are changes on the web site! At the 17. General Assembly Meeting the name and the logo of the association were changed.
The changes are in line with the rebranding process that is under way at CIGRE. CIGRE is no more an acronym for the International Council on Large Electric Systems (Conference International des Grand Reseaux Electric - CIGRÉ), rather it is the name of this international association headquartered in Paris, established in 1921. In addition, CIGRE changed its logo and established strict guidelines for the logos of the national committees.
Consequently, the Assembly decided to change our old name - Macedonian National Committee on Large Electric Systems in CIGRE, into MACEDONIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE IN CIGRE. Furthermore, for better visibility (short name of the organization to be in line with the new logo) the old and well known name MAKO CIGRE was changed to CIGRE Macedonia.
This goal is achieved by organizing various activities for the members of CIGRE Macedonia as well as activities opened for the public. Following our experience in celebrating 20 years of establishment of CIGRE Macedonia and all the events organized throughout the anniversary 2014, we continue to organize study visits for CIGRE Macedonia members and panel discussions where various issues related to electricity sector are discussed. Organization of these activities is a result of the volunteering work of our members and the successful cooperation with our industry partners.
The key activities of our association are related to the organization of the biannual CIGRE Macedonia conferences, which remain major events for the electricity community in our country. The 11th CIGRE Macedonia Conference shall be organized in the period 6-8 October 2019.
In the past few years CIGRE Macedonia has dedicated some of the activities to the youngest members of the electricity community – the students. We have supported the Student conference for energy efficiency and sustainable development (SKEEOR) in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018. CIGRE Macedonia has provided scholarships for the best enrolled students and awards for the best graduated students of the power engineering modules at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at the Ss Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and the Technical Faculty at the St. Kliment Ohridski University in Bitola. Although somewhat modest, the support is important for the future power engineers, who have the opportunity to access all the events organized by CIGRE Macedonia by being members of our organization.
CIGRE Macedonia is a member of CIGRE and takes part in the activities of the international association. Our members are active in the working groups functioning within CIGRE and thus contribute to the work of the association.
Please follow our web page for all news and activities related to the work of CIGRE Macedonia.
More info about CIGRE Macedonia or CIGRE can be found at the following link.
President, CIGRE Macedonia
At the 17. CIGRE Macedonia General Assembly Meeting, Blagojche Trpovski was elected as new President of the Association.
17. MAKO CIGRE General Assembly Meeting will take place on December 13, 2018 at 14:30 in the Conference hall at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies in Skopje.
Starting from 2012 MAKO CIGRE awards the four best graduated power engineering students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies (FEIT) in Skopje and the Technical Faculty (TF) in Bitola.
The information on how to join MAKO CIGRE and become a member, or information for the members (payment instruction etc.) can be found in the section Members.