Conference scope

The scope of the conference covers the area of sustainable energy and environmental development. The scope of the conference involves, but is not limited to:

Energy

  • Primary energy sources and technologies (oil; gas; coal)
  • Renewable energy sources and technologies (biomass; hydro; wind; solar; geothermal; wave and ocean energy)
  • Alternative fuels (nuclear; hydrogen; electro-fuels; power to gas)
  • Renewable heat and electricity generation systems (biomass; hydro; wind; photovoltaic; solar thermal collectors; concentrated solar thermal power; geothermal; wave; tide; ocean thermal)
  • Thermal power plants (clean coal; combined cycles; advanced cycles; carbon capture and utilisation; nuclear)
  • Advanced energy conversion systems (fuel cells; thermoelectric; organic; ORC; waste/excess heat recycling; thermoacoustic; piezoelectric; etc.)
  • Energy storage (heat/cold storage; hydrogen storage; compressed air storage; batteries; water storage)
  • Energy efficiency (smart appliances; labelling and standards; eco-design)
  • Cogeneration, trigeneration, polygeneration
  • Distributed generation and smart grids
  • Modelling, simulation and optimization of energy systems (mathematical modelling of energy systems operation; dynamic simulations; CFD analysis; process optimisation)
  • Measurements, automation and monitoring in energy systems
  • Energy system analysis (energy planning; smart energy systems and networks; 100% renewable energy systems; island energy systems; electrification of transport; long term demand planning)
  • Buildings (energy-saving, passive and nearly zero energy buildings; smart buildings; smart metering; green buildings; buildings certification; HVAC; insulation; renewables integration)
  • Traditional and alternative fuel vehicles (hybrid, plug in hybrid, solar and compressed-air vehicles; charging; batteries; infrastructure; new technologies in road, aviation and maritime transportation; renewable based transport)
  • Energy policy (security of supply; climate change mitigation; energy transition; renewable energy support schemes; energy efficiency policy)
  • Energy markets (market/price coupling; modelling; demand response; retail markets; net metering; fuel switch)
  • Energy sustainability in politics and economy (long term planning; sustainable development goals; security and sustainability; community and citizen participation in the energy transition)

Environment

  • Biofuels and biorefineries (biodiesel; bioethanol; biogas; second and third generation biofuels; waste to biofuels; algae; anaerobic digestion; pyrolysis; torrefaction; coproduction)
  • Environmental protection in energy management systems
  • Sustainability in the aspect of the environmental protection
  • Green economy (circular economy; low carbon development and economy; resource efficiency; environmental economics; sustainability economics)
  • Waste and wastewaters treatment (avoiding waste; recycling; waste to energy; anaerobic digestion; gasification; pyrolysis; RDF/SRF; mechanical biological treatment; mechanical heat treatment; plasma arc waste disposal)
  • The role of transport in shaping the quality of the environment (land, air and maritime)
  • Modelling for pollution avoidance and energy efficiency (air pollution spreading; water pollution spreading; combustion modelling)
  • Emission markets (emission trading system; cap and trade; transport participation)
  • Environmental policy and management (waste management; wastewater management; climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; air pollution policy; water pollution policy; haze pollution and avoidance; particulates pollution and avoidance; strategic environmental impact assessment; environment management systems)
  • Environmental quality management systems
  • Source apportionment of pollution related with energy production processes