International Colloquium on EMC, Lightning and Power Quality Considerations for Renewable Energy Systems

28/03/2016 - 30/03/2016
Curitiba - BR

Organisation : CIGRE SC C4, WG C4.30 and CIGRE-Brasil CE C4

1. Scope of the Colloquium

The International Colloquium will provide an opportunity to explore the new challenges related to EMC, Lightning and Power Quality in power systems incorporating renewable generations.

The colloquium is expected to provide an international exchange platform to: 

  • Share worldwide experiences and solutions for EMC, Lightning and Power Quality problems in power systems incorporating large-scale renewable generations;
  • Generate new ideas based on the knowledge shared by well-known experts on renewable energy generation from across the world.

2. Topics

Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts on the following topics:

  • Control technologies for wind and solar power generation;
  • Modeling and simulation of renewable energy generation;
  • Research on the standards and testing-technology for renewable energy generation including cables, etc;
  • EMI in renewable energy generation including impact on components specifications;
  • Lightning Protection of renewable energy generation systems with special emphasis on turbine blades and fibre-glass nacelle;
  • Installation practice including problems encountered and overcome;
  • Power Quality issues arising from renewable energy generation

3. Important dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:             August 31, 2015     
  • Acceptance notification:                      October 15, 2015  
  • Full paper submission deadline:           December 15, 2015                
  • Final acceptance:                               February 1, 2016
  • Registration deadline:                         March 7, 2016
  • International Colloquium in Curitiba:    March 28-30, 2016

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