CONFERENCE SCOPE and TOPICS

The conference will cover a wide range of technical, economic, and social dimensions of energy utilization, its effect to the environment and to climate change. Topics to be included are (but not limited to):

  • Recent Trends in Renewable (Green) Energy Systems  and Sources (RESSs) as Wind Power, Hydropower, Solar Energy, Biomass, Biofuel, Geothermal Energy, Wave Energy, Tidal energy, Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, Energy Storage
  • Recent Trends in Fossil Fuel (Coal, Oil and Natural gas) Technologies
  • Energy Transformation from RESSs to Grid
  • Power Devices, Driving Circuits, Control Techniques for RESs
  • RESSs in Smart Grid and Smart Cities, and Transportation 
  • Energy Efficiency in Building Designs 
  • RESSs for Vehicular Technology and Components
  • Future Challenges and Directions for RESSs
  • Reliability and Maintenance in RESSs
  • Policies and Strategies for RESSs
  • Public Awareness and Education for RESSs
  • Hybrid RESSs and Fossil-based Technologies
  • Grid Interactive Systems Used in Hybrid RESSs
  • Energy policies for improving energy access promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency, and GHG mitigation
  • New directions for energy policies in the context of rapid digitalization, application of artificial intelligence , big data and data analytics
  • Green financing, green economy initiatives
  • New business and financial models for energy projects
  • Energy and sustainable development, SDGs
  • Trade-off and synergies of SDG goal 7 with other areas
  • Tariffs, incentives, and subsidies
  • Air, Water and Soil Pollution: Estimation, Technologies and Policies
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental policies
  • Cleaner production
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation and climate change
  • CO2 capture and sequestration
  • Economics of climate change
  • Accounting of greenhouse gases
  • Deep carbonization
  • Climate policy assessment (progress and analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions)
  • Carbon market and climate financing
  • Low carbon and climate resilient cities
  • Lifestyle and behavioural change and climate change
  • Climate-energy-water-good nexus