Special Session-2: Advances in Renewable Energy Systems

The increasing penetration of renewable energy based power generators in the electrical networks has created many challenges to researchers to propose innovative ideas for the operation and control of these systems. The challenges range from topologies of the generation technology to issues related to the integration with the power system. The main objective of the session is to present, and provide an open forum for discussing, the latest advances and developments in design, mathematical modeling, power electronic control, computer simulation tools, and practical implementation of renewable energy systems with the focus on wind, solar, small hydro, and fuel cells for grid-connected and/or stand-alone applications. Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Strategies for systems with a high share of Renewable Energy and 100% Renewable Energy systems.
  • Integration issues of Wind Energy Conversion Systems and Photovoltaic generation systems.
  • Energy storage solutions for the integration of renewable energy sources.
  • Hybrid and combined Renewable Energy power plants/virtual power plants and smart grid concepts with Renewable Energy.
  • Power Devices and Driving Circuits for Renewable Energy Systems.

Magdy M. A. Salama, PhD, Fellow IEEE, Prof. of Power and Energy Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Yasser G. Hegazy, PhD, MIEEE, Professor and Dean, faculty of Information Engineering and Technology, German University in Cairo.

Paper Submission
Papers should be submitted electronically. For further details, please consult the conference paper submission web page. When you submit your paper, please select “SS-2: Advances in Renewable Energy Systems ” from the “Topics” list in the submission page. All articles will undergo a rigorous review process. Accepted papers will be published in the conference memory stick and on the IEEE Xplore.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: July 1, 2012
  • Author notification: September 1, 2012
  • Final manuscripts due: September 15, 2012