Today, November 27, 2012, the UAE-GCC Cigre Event on System Performance Development & Renewable Energy was held on the ADWEA-TransCo premises in downtown Abu Dhabi. Members of the LIINES in addition to other Masdar Institute faculty and students joined industrial practitioners in the workshop. In all, subjects ranging from future trends in renewable energy to technical discussions on microgrids and power system protection were addressed. The Cigré — le Conseil international des grands réseaux électriques — the International Council of Large Electric Systems was originally founded in Paris, France in 1921. Today, it serves as a professional society for promoting both academic and industrial collaboration to improve the power systems of today and tomorrow.
LIINES Website: http://amfarid.scripts.mit.edu