2018 International Conference on Power System Technology

Sponsored by:
Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE)
IEEE Power & Energy Society (IEEE PES)
China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG)

Hosted by:
South China University of Technology
Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd.

Media support:
Proceedings of the CSEE
CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems
Power System Technology
Automation of Electric Power Systems
Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

Call for Papers POWERCON2018

Summary of Important Dates

Deadline of Abstract Submission,     May 31, 2018
Notification of Abstract Acceptance,     June 1, 2018
Deadline of Full Paper Submission,     August 1, 2018
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance,      September 1, 2018
Deadline of Presentation Submission,     September 20, 2018
Deadline of Registration for Paper Publication,      September 20, 2018

Download: Abstract template-powercon.doc

Download: Paper sample-powercon.docx

Main Topics

1. Energy Transition and Future Power System

  • Power system planning and operation in energy transition
  • Power system simulation and modeling in energy transition
  • Power system protection and control in energy transition
  • Strategies for modern power system stability in energy transition
  • Power system reliability in energy transition
  • Structural change in future power systems

2. Electricity Market and Power System Economics

  • Theory of electricity pricing
  • Electricity market models and implementation
  • Designing trading mechanism in electricity markets
  • Electricity market mechanism promoting renewable energy integration
  • Ancillary services markets for power transmission and distribution
  • Market mechanism in integrated energy systems with electricity, heating and gas
  • Demand response

3. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Integration

  • Implementation plan and standards for smart grid
  • Development, utilization, and integration of renewable energy
  • Advanced metering infrastructure and home area networks
  • Intelligent energy and energy internet
  • Smart dispatching, security analysis and supervisory control
  • Microgrid, energy storage and distributed energy resources
  • Charging and discharging of electric vehicles

4. DC Transmission and Distribution and Power Systems with Power Electronics

  • UHVAC and UHVDC power transmission
  • VSC based HVDC
  • New development of FACTS
  • Flexible DC distribution networks and microgrids
  • Analysis of power systems with power electronics
  • Power system protection and control with power electronics

5. Cyber-Physical Power Systems

  • Modeling and simulation of cyber-physical power systems
  • Combine ICT with electric power grid
  • Information security in power system
  • Cyber security and structuring communication systems
  • Power system analysis for energy complement
  • Distribution network and Internet of Things
  • Application of WAMS technology

6. Advanced Transmission and Distribution Equipment and Technology

  • Eco-friendly transmission and distribution system
  • Advanced technology of power distribution
  • Insulation monitoring in power system
  • Electromagnetic field and high voltage technology
  • Condition monitoring and fault diagnosis
  • Intelligent O&M of devices and asset management
  • Disaster prevention, protection and control

7. Emerging Technology

  • Artificial intelligent technology in power system
  • Application of big data technology in power system
  • Large-capacity and highly efficient energy storage
  • Energy conversion with high efficiency
  • Application of block chain technology in energy internet
  • Smart energy saving and emission reduction
  • Application of new materials and superconductivity

8. Sustainable Nuclear Power in Harmony with Power Grid

  • Safety of nuclear power
  • Modeling and simulation of nuclear power system
  • Intelligent operation and maintenance
  • Fault diagnosis and risk monitoring and control
  • Verification and confirmation of system design
  • Physical protection and cyber security


Submission of Abstracts

Authors are requested to submit an abstract with 500-800 words electronically through the Paper Online Submission website on or before May 31, 2018. All abstracts must be prepared in accordance with the procedures outline in the Authors Kit, available on the PES website http://www.ieee.org/power and the conference website.



Submission of Full Papers

Authors are requested to submit a 6-8 page full paper electronically through the Paper Online Submission website on or before August 1, 2018. All papers must be prepared in accordance with the procedures outline in the Authors Kit, available on the PES website http://www.ieee.org/power and the conference website. All the accepted papers will be included in the IEEE Xplore database. As a result of this, they will automatically be indexed by EI.



Notification of Full Paper Acceptance

All the submitted abstracts and papers will be reviewed by the POWERCON2018 Technical Committee. The author for correspondence will be notified of the decisions by email regarding their paper by September 1, 2018.

At least one author of each paper MUST complete the registration by registering online for the conference and making successful payment on or before September 20, 2018. A preliminary program will thereafter be announced on the conference website around the end of September 2018.



Conference Language

The official language of the Conference is English.

Important Dates

May 31, 2018

Deadline of Summary Abstract Submission

June 15, 2018

Notification Summary Abstract Acceptance

August 1, 2018

Deadline of Full Paper Submission

September 10, 2018

Notification of Full Paper Acceptance

September 20, 2018

Deadline of final manuscript Submission(to zhangjun@scut.edu.cn)

October 5, 2018

Deadline of Presentation Submission

October 5, 2018

Deadline of Registration for Paper Publication

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