Topics

The conference will have invited talks from eminent speakers, panel discussions, technical paper presentations and poster sessions. It will have multiple tracks on the broad objectives. Interested authors are requested to send the full paper in IEEE format. Topics are not limited to those listed below. Any area relevant to power & energy engineering which are not listed will be considered. Original papers in the following areas are invited:

Power Generation and Transmission

  • PMU and wide area measurement applications in transmission system
  • Grid Security, Privacy and Resilience
  • Power electronics applications in intelligent grid
  • Emerging Business Models for Utilities
  • Smart initiatives in large renewable generation integration and operation
  • Renewable energy forecast and scheduling
  • Smart initiatives in the planning, operation, control and protection of large interconnected systems.
  • Emerging trends in the grid operation and control

     Power Distribution

  • Plug and Play technology requirement  to integrate renewable resources
  • Smart Energy systems to enable Smart Cities
  • Distribution Automation
  • Micro grid
  • Demand Response
  • Wireless Broadband Opportunities in the Smart Home
  • Wireless/WiMAX Opportunities for Utilities
  • Distributed Generation
  • Electric Vehicles and the Grid
  • Energy Storage and the Grid
  • Smart metering issues & protocol
  • Technological trends in distribution infrastructure
  • Emerging Smart Home Applications & Home Energy Management
  • Efficient lighting and HVAC systems
  • Distribution System Reliability in smart grid/smart city environment.

        General

  • Road ahead for Smart and Intelligent grid
  • Communication Infrastructure
  • Advanced metering and Automation technology
  • Key technologies like integrated communication, sensing and measurement, advanced components, improved interface and decision, advanced control.
  • Industry Standards and Interoperability
  • Utility Success Stories
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Best Practices – Global Perspectives
  • Cyber security
  • Cloud computing and big data analytics in power and energy systems
  • Power system economics and techno-commercial aspects

Areas are indicative and not limited to those listed above. Technical papers from field experience, practising engineers, case studies and any areas related to power engineering are welcome.