In July 2016 KEGOC became a Collective Member of the International Council on Large Electric Systems (Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques – CIGRE). Found in 1921 in France, today CIGRE is one of the most reputable and important international scientific and technical associations in power industry, which has a significant influence on the sector development strategy in many countries worldwide.
CIGRE's main goal is to coordinate researches, exchange knowledge and scientific-technical information on electric power systems operation.
members are represented by more than 1,000 organizations and more than 6,000 experts involved in all power industry areas.
CIGRE's official website: www.cigre.org
KEGOC is the System Operator of Unified Power System of Kazakhstan, and it owns and manages the assets of the National Power Grid (NPG). The company is the natural monopoly. It owns about 24.9 thousand km of 35-1150 kV electricity transmission lines and 77 electrical substations with 36.2 GVA of installed transformer capacity. These lines and substations form the NPG. The company employs more than 4.8 thousand people. More detailed information about the Company is available at its corporate website: www.kegoc.kz.