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Apr 05

Launch of SEFTIM East Africa

To continue its development and to be present in the most severe areas of the globe regarding lightning activity, SEFTIM is pleased to announce the launch of SEFTIM East Africa with an office based in Kigali in Rwanda to radiate in the region. It is with great pleasure that we welcome this new entity into …

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Dec 12


ONSE: In France, for more than 20 years, the association Promotelec and Consuel, supported by FASE (action fund for electrical safety), gathered actors committed to pool their data to analyse the evolution of electrical safety and improve it.
Each year, a plenary session, usually in December, provides an opportunity to present the work and results achieved …

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Nov 23

30 years of Meteorage

Métérorage, the French and international detection network, was celebrating its 30th anniversary this Thursday, November 23 in the prestigious premises of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council at the Palais d’Iéna in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

After the emotionally charged introduction of Mr. Dominique Lapeyre de Chavardès, President of Météorage, Louis Bodin head of the …

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Nov 21

IEC TC81 MT 17 meeting in Austria

The second meeting of Working Group 17 in charge of storm detectors was held in Vienna on the premises of ALDIS, the Austrian Storm Detection Network ( SEFTIM is the leader of this working group.
The aim of the working group is to publish edition 2 of IEC62793 (Thunderstorm Warning System) for storm detectors (networked: LLS …

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Nov 14

17th APF forum (French Lightning Protection Association)


The now-traditional forum of the APF was an opportunity to bring together the various stakeholders in the field of lightning protection for a day of presentations and debates.  SEFTIM as moderator of the group in charge of the project, presented the progress of the « The lightning protection guide for individual housing » a normative document which …

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Nov 10

Participation at INDIA NUCLEAR ENERGY 2017 in Mumbai INDIA

Following its development in India, SEFTIM participated this year at INE 2017 from 9th to 11th November, devoted to the nuclear industry in India (Nehru Center Mumbai). SEFTIM was present on the French pavilion organized by Business France.
See attached  the catalog extract concerning SEFTIM.INE2017catalog_SEFTIM
The following companies were present at the show: ANDRA (industrial mission concerning, …

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Oct 24

Seminars in China

The working groups meeting of the IEC Surge Protective Device Committee (37A) in Chengdu (Sichuan) was also an opportunity to participate in two major events in China.
From 16 to 20 October, working groups 3 (application guide for LV surge arresters), 4 (telecom surge arresters), 5 (LV surge arresters) and 9 (new projects) met in Chengdu …

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Sep 19

International Colloquium on Lightning and Power Systems ICLPS 2017

From 18 to 19 September, in Ljubljana (Slovenia), under the CIGRE organization, a 2-day conference on the impact of lightning on power systems. After two guest lectures various topics were discussed since the importance of thunderstorm detection networks, the experiment on HT surge arresters online, lightning ground measurement at the foot of pylons to transformer …

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Aug 12

Mission to India

From August 1 to 11, 2-day workshops were held in different Indian cities:
2nd and 3rd August – Mumbai
4th and 5th August – Chennai
8th and 9th August – Bangalore
10th and 11th August – Delhi
This 2-day workshop organised by S.Gopa Kumar of CAPE Electric and K.V.Varadharajan of LPCI (LP Consultants International ), was designed to cover …

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Jul 14

TC81 Adhoc 19 meeting in Washington DC

From July 12 to 14, 2017, Adhoc Group 19 of the IEC Lightning Protection Committee (81) was held at the headquarters of the American National Standards Institute Headquarters ( in Washington DC on the initiative of the host Mitch Guthrie (USA).
As a reminder, this group was formed at the last plenary meeting of the Committee …

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