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RPG Dublin - Renewable Power Generation

The 9th International Conference on Renewable Power Generation

1 - 2 March 2021 | Croke Park Stadium, Dublin, Ireland

CPD 14 hours
 

Technical scope

The RPG Dublin Organising Committee welcomes contributions in the following areas of Renewable Power Generation.

Contributions can range from theoretical research concepts and ideas to more applied engineering and industrial applications, and are encouraged from, but not limited to, the themes and topics in the following areas:

Wind technology

  • Sensors and condition monitoring
  • Floating wind turbines
  • Foundations for offshore wind turbines
  • Offshore platforms and foundations for offshore transmission systems
  • Offshore cable systems for array and grid connection systems
  • Smart strategies for wind power plant operation
  • Wind power plant design and wake effects
  • Wind power plant modelling and control
  • Extending wind plant life
  • Operations and maintenance

PV systems technology

  • PV system design and performance
  • Power conversion and grid interaction
  • MPPT algorithms
  • Integration of PV into buildings and infrastructure
  • O&M and condition monitoring
  • Lifetime and reliability, including ageing effects

Other renewable energy sources

  • Geothermal power generation
  • Wave and tidal energy
  • Solar thermal power generation
  • Power generation from biomass
  • Hybrid systems combining multiple energy sources, with or without storage

Grid integration

  • Low inertial power system operation, management and planning
  • Generator protection and resilience
  • Power quality
  • Grid-forming inverters and future grid code requirements
  • Ancillary services from renewable energy generation
  • Use of HVDC
  • Demand side management, energy storage integration and potential
  • Alternative transmission systems - low-frequency transmission, GIL, etc.
  • Long-term infrastructure planning and investment
  • Impact of distributed generation, demand response and storage on distribution systems
  • Economic, social and environmental policy aspects
  • DC/DC conversion and DC distribution systems

IT and automation integration

  • Compliance with system security and quality standards
  • IT security technologies and requirements for power systems
  • Digitalised solutions for renewables integration
  • Interoperability of multi-owner IT and automation systems
  • Scalability of IT and automation systems for renewable integration

Market integration

  • New market designs and operation
  • Renewable energy forecasting
  • Encouraging flexibility in generation and demand

Alternative ways for integration

  • Multi-carrier energy systems integration for high shares of renewables
  • New energy storage solutions
  • Power to gas or heat

Pricing

Standard fees
Member - €620
Non-member - €675
Student/retired - €310

Author fees
(available until 24 July 2020)

Author - €560
Student author - €435
Additional paper - €170