TOPICS

 

The Community will address all aspects, theoretical, experimental and prototype developments of Renewable energy sources, Multi-energy systems, Membrane technology, Energy storage, Hydrogen and fuel cells systems, Power to fuel, Life cycle assessment.

TOPICS

The WOCST topics cover research and technological aspects on:

  • Renewable energy sources and heat recovery
    • Solar energy: photovoltaic
    • Solar energy: CSP
    • Wind energy
    • Biomass and biofuels
    • Hydropower and other renewable energy sources
    • Energy from waste material
    • Waste heat recovery
    • Energy conversion from low temperature heat
    • Energy storage (batteries, hydropumped, flywheels, thermal, ...)
  • Multi-energy systems
    • Energy conversion, transport and distribution
    • Combined cooling, heat and power
    • Integrated energy infrastructures (-gas, - heating/cooling, -electricity)
    • Optimal control, scheduling, design and planning
    • Decision-making based on data science
    • Smart buildings and indoor comfort integration
    • Multi-stage production processes integration
    • Loads and renewables uncertainty integration
    • Demand-side management
    • Blockchain-based energy markets
 
  • Membrane processes
    • Membrane processes for water applications
    • Membrane processes for energy applications
    • Membrane processes for CO2 capture and utilization
    • Membrane development
    • Membrane reactors and bioreactors
    • Electrochemical membrane processes
    • Photocatalytic membrane processes
    • Modelling and simulation for membrane process optimization
  • Hydrogen energy systems and Fuel cell technology
    • Hydrogen production from conventional fossil sources
    • Hydrogen production from wastes and residual biomass
    • Electrolysis and other hydrogen production technologies from renewable energy sources
    • Hydrogen separation and purification
    • Hydrogen storage: chemical carriers, hydrides, gas, liquefaction
    • Hydrogen infrastructure, distribution, filling stations
    • Fuel cells technologies and their applications
    • Thermal and combustion applications
    • Power to fuel technologies
    • Life cycle assessment and sustainability of hydrogen energy
    • Hydrogen economy
    • Safety, standards and regulations
    • Roadmaps and policies

 

 

WOCST 2020