Call for Papers

17th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition WWEC2018
“RE-energizing the Developing World”

Karachi, Pakistan
05-07 April 2018 / Technical tour on 07 April 2018

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and Renewable Resources Pvt Ltd. Pakistan (RE2) are pleased to invite papers and presentations for the 17th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (WWEC2018), taking place on 05-07 April 2018 in Karachi, Pakistan.

The main theme of WWEC2018 is “RE-energizing the Developing World”

WWEC2018 will focus on the opportunities offered by innovation and modernization of wind energy in particular and renewable energy in general to meet growing energy demands of the developing countries in an affordable and reliable way, based on domestic renewable resources and without exacerbating climate change risks. A renewables based economy offers unique opportunities for economic growth and prosperity.

Special attention will also be given to the identification of challenges faced by developing countries including Pakistan while deploying wind energy. Moreover, integrated policy, regulatory and technological solutions and business models will also be at the center stage of the conference.

Wind energy experts from all over the world will gather at WWEC2018 to discuss lessons learned and success stories in the renewable energy sector.

WWEA and RE2 invite the wind and renewable energy community from around the world to join us to help make the benefits of renewable energy available for all human beings.

The official conference language will be English.

For more information about the conference, please visit: www.wwec2018.com

 

Abstracts are invited on the following topics:

A. Integration of Wind Power into Energy Systems

  1. ·       Wind Energy Integration into grid
  2. ·       Grid strengthening through Grid Friendly RE Generation
  3. ·       SMART Grid Technologies
  4. ·       Managing variability
  5. ·       Wind Forecasting Techniques
  6. ·       Assessment of Generation Flexibility

B. Integrated Solutions: Round the Clock/Year RE Supply

  1. ·       Hybrid Systems both on and off grid
  2. ·       Off-grid Wind Energy Systems
  3. ·       Energy Storage Technologies Including Batteries, Pumped Storage Hydro, Hydrogen etc
  4. ·       Virtual Power Plants
  5. ·       Sector coupling

C. Creating New Wind and RE Markets in Developing Countries

  1. ·       National, Regional and International Wind Energy Policies and Regulations
  2. ·       Development of Wind Markets around the World
  3. ·       Finance and Business Models
  4. ·       Capacity Building, Training and Education
  5. ·       Environmental Impacts
  6. ·       Zero Emission/Zero Carbon Energy Transition

D. Community Power

  1. ·       Community-based Wind and RE Models
  2. ·       In the developed world and
  3. ·        In the developing world

E. Wind Technology

  1. ·       Cutting-edge innovation in Wind Turbine Technology
  2. ·       Wind Farm Development
  3. ·       Resource Assessment
  4. ·       Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain and Logistics
  5. ·       Off-shore Wind Technology

F. Rural Electrification through Wind and RE

  1. ·       Small Wind for Energy Access and Rural Electrification
  2. ·       Bringing RE to Unserved Areas
  3. ·       RE Mini-grids
  4. ·       Stand-alone Micro Wind Systems

There will also be an “All the Renewables” Session.

 

Abstracts format:

All abstracts should be written in English, be concise and clearly state results, objectives or key components of the paper – as well as the topic to which it belongs. They should not exceed 500 words and should contain a list of key words. Abstracts should be submitted before 20 January 2018 on  muneeb@renewableresources.com.pk

 

Please choose one of the presentation types: Oral presentation/Poster presentation

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Paper Abstract Submission: 20 January 2018
  • Notification of the Accepted Papers to the first Author: 15 February
  • Deadline for Pre-registration of Authors: 28 February
  • Early bird deadline: 28 February
  • Full paper submission during the conference onsite

Organized by:

  • World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
  •  Renewable Resources Pvt Ltd. Pakistan (RE2)

Conference Chairs

  • Air Marshal (retd) Shahid Hamid, Chair RE2
  • Hon. Peter Rae AO, President WWEA

Executive Chairs

  • Dr. Irfan Afzal Mirza, CEO RE2
  • Stefan Gsänger, Secretary General WWEA

Contact info: muneeb@renewableresources.com.pk