Tracks

Papers are invited on all topics related to electric power and energy systems. The following topics are suggestive only.

Distributed Generation and Energy Management

      • Microgrids, nanogrids modeling, simulation, and data management
      •  Hybrid systems and applications
      •  Automation of smart/innovative homes, cities, communities 
      • Multi-energy systems, including combined heat and power 
      • Demand-side management, ancillary services from microgrids 
      • Advanced distribution management system 
      • Building energy management system 
      • Peer-to-peer energy sharing 

Power System Protection, Operation & Control

  • Power system modeling, dynamics, and control
  • Power system protection, digital substation, and automation
  • Load/generation forecasting (solar, wind, hybrid resources, hydro inflow, etc.)
  • Scheduling practices, unit commitment, economic dispatch
  • Resilience, security, reliability
  • Wide area monitoring system and its applications
  • Power system operation with FACTS/HVDC
  • Advance metering, synchrophasor measurements, state estimation
  • Effective visualization tools for power system operation
  • Black start and restoration in high renewable resource power system
  • Application of grid forming inverter

HV engineering and Power System Planning

  • New materials for high voltage applications
  • Transmission expansion planning
  • Distribution system planning
  • Planning towards net-zero system and grid
  • New energy storage technology
  • Pumped storage hydro
  • EV infrastructure

AI, ML, Big Data and Cyber Security

  • Computational intelligence in power and energy systems
  • AI, ML, and game theory applications
  • Cyber-physical system, threat, security, and privacy in grid applications
  • IoT application to the power system, data handling
  • Cloud computing
  • Cyber security systems
  • Blockchain technologies

Renewable Energy and Grid Integration

      • Renewable power generation and clean energy technologies
      • Battery, hydrogen, and fuel cell storage system
      • Power converters for renewable energy integration at transmission and distribution levels
      • Grid-forming and grid-following controls
      • Grid-connected energy storage systems and their control
      • Demand-side management and ancillary services for large-scale integration of renewables
      • Flexibility, inertial control
      • Stability and power quality issues
      • EV charging technologies and their impact on grid operation
      • Policy, grid code, and regulatory framework for renewable energy integration, and operation

Power Electronics, Drives and Machines

  • Analysis, control, and design of electrical machines and drives
  • Emerging converter topologies, modeling, simulation, and control
  • Design and applications of wide band gap power electronic devices (SiC, GaN)
  • Motor drive technologies for industrial applications
  • Power converters for EV chargers and power-train
  • Battery management systems, fuel cell
  • Health monitoring, predictive maintenance of electrical machines, and power converters

Economics, Electricity Markets, and Regulatory Framework

  • Market design and regulation to integrate new participants and renewable resources
  • Coupling of gas and electricity grids
  • Market designs for reliability and resilience in power systems with high renewable penetration
  • Flexibility through markets – Intra-day markets and ramping products
  • Expanding ambit of ancillary services – essential reliability services from renewables
  • Wholesale and retail level competition with new actors – aggregators, distribution system operators
  • Risk management in the electricity market
  • Sector regulation and tariff design in the face of technological disruption
  • Techno-economic analysis