8 April 2014 – 11 April 2014 all day
Presidency (Rectorat) at the Córdoba University
Córdoba University
Cordoba . Spain

The International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’14), is organized by:

  • European Association for the Development of Renewable Energy, Environment and Power Quality (EA4EPQ)
  • University of Vigo.
  • University of Cordoba


The intention of the organisers is to give an opportunity to academics, scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users from all over the world to come together in a pleasant location to discuss recent development in the areas of Renewable Energies and Power Quality.



Topics included,
but are not limited to:

  • Wind Energy, Small Hydro Energy, Solar Energy, Photovoltaic Energy, Ocean
  • Energy, Geothermal, Biomass,…
  • Classical and special electrical generators: Theory, design, analysis, losses, efficiency, heating and cooling, vibration and noise, modelling and simulation, control strategies, protection systems, maintenance, mechanical behaviour, new methods of testing, parallel operation, stability,…
  • Power plants. Distributed generation. Fuel cells. Co-generation. Hybrid Systems. Original solutions,…
  • Hybrid Systems. Microgrids. Smart grids. Original solutions,…
  • Energy conversion, conservation and energy efficiency.
  • Energy saving policy. Energy storage. Batteries,…
  • Energy and the environment. Ecological balance. Ecosystem,…
  • Application of the renewable energy. Best practice projects.
  • Legislation in the area of renewable energies.
  • Biomass combustion techniques. The energy use of agricultural and forest residues. Production and the energy exploitation of bio-gas. Environment. Social importance…
  • Interconnection and transport problems.
  • Planning and control of the power system take into account the renewable energy. Stability. Protection…
  • Economic analysis of the power system take into account the renewable energy.
  • Regulation/des-regulation of the power market. Influence of the renewable energy.
  • Models and simulation of the power systems. Models and estimation of loads. Software tools.
  • Application of the communications, internet, artificial intelligence for the renewable energy.
  • Security assessment and risk analysis in renewable energy
  • Technical and economic issues of the large-scale integration of renewable energies
  • Recent advances in transmission technologies (AC and DC) for renewable energies
  • Electric vehicles.
  •  lectrical Machines & Drives, Power electronics, and Control strategies for renewable energy applications.
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics of electrical machines & drives, Tools for Diagnostics and Test for Predictive Maintenance for renewable energies applications
  • Sensors and actuators for renewable energies applications.
  • Renewable Energies Teaching


Topics include,
but are not limited to:

  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • Power Quality in Transport and Distribution.
  • Economic Studies of the Power Quality
  • Low-frequency conducted disturbances: Voltage deviations, voltage fluctuations/flicker, voltage dips and short interruptions, harmonics and inter-harmonics, transient over-voltages, voltage unbalance (imbalance), temporary power-frequency variations.
  • Sources, effects and mitigation methods of the disturbances.
  • FACT (Flexible Alternating Transmission Systems)
  • Measurements of the power quality in networks, industrial installations and Laboratories. Equipment, procedures and measurement methods. Standards.
  • Modelling and simulation of the power quality. Software tools.
  • Transmission of the disturbances
  • Filtering techniques
  • Power factor compensation. Capacitor switching techniques
  • Optimization techniques
  • Communication, internet and artificial intelligence.
  • Permanent monitoring techniques and online diagnosis
  • Intelligent energy delivery systems. Uninterrupted power supplies
  • Expert systems applications
  • Devices, equipment and power systems. Control centres
  • Specific problems and studies cases
  • Power quality influence in deregulated markets
  • High frequency disturbances (radiated)
  • Data security and electromagnetic pulses.
  • Protection against natural and intentional EMI
  • Power Quality Teaching