2020 | Power Africa Conference

12:00 pm PM
Nairobi, Kenya

2020 | Power Africa Conference

2020 August 25 – 28
Nairobi, Kenya

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Nigeria Section are pleased to announce Call for Papers for the 7th IEEE Power Africa 2020 Conference with the theme: “Advances in Energy Systems” to be held in Nairobi during August 25th -28th, 2020. IEEE Power Africa 2020 is a conference providing a forum for research scientists, engineers, and practitioners to present and discuss the latest research findings, ideas, and emerging technologies and applications in the area of power systems integrations, business models, technological advances, policies and regulatory frameworks for the African continent. IEEE Power Africa 2020 will include keynote addresses and invited presentations by distinguished scientists and engineers.

While previous editions of the conference has been held in Johannesburg, South Africa (’07 and ’12), Livingston, Zambia (’16), Accra, Ghana (‘2017), Cape Town, South Africa (’18), Abuja, Nigeria(’19), and the 2020 edition of the Power Africa conference will be in Nairobi, Kenya.

Topics Include:

Advances in Energy Systems

  • Renewable energy resources, grid integration
  • Electric transportation, energy harvesting, and storage technologies
  • Smart grids, micro-grids, metering design, and cybersecurity
  • Grid integration technologies – IoT, cloud and fog computing
  • Energy efficiency for residential, commercial and industrial applications
  • Power system planning, energy pricing policies, and retail markets
  • Monitoring and evaluation of rural/urban power projects
  • Challenges and opportunities of accessible power, privatization, policy, and tariffs
  • Electrical safety, power system protection & standards
  • Power engineering education

Innovations in Components and Systems

  • Power electronic converters and control systems
  • Power conversion topologies, modulation, and control
  • Modeling and control of components, converters, and systems
  • Electric machines, drive systems and topologies
  • Passive components and materials
  • Power electronic packaging, integration and advanced manufacturing
  • Reliability, advanced fault protection systems, diagnostics, prognostics, and equipment health management
  • FACTS, power quality, EMI and EMC

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