Renewable Energy International Conference – ICREN 2018

Research for a better future

Renewable Energy is one of the most important challenges that the world must address urgently. Governments and private companies are expanding investments in this field and the research is moving very quickly in several ways. This conference will be the opportunity to gather researchers from different subfields and have a global overview of the latest progress

  • Advanced materials for energy storage
  • Advanced materials for energy generation and transmission
  • Photovoltaic and solar energy systems
  • Bioenergy and biofuels
  • Biomass conversion technologies
  • Wind energy technology and impact on environment
  • Thermal energy and building performance
  • Smart grid and electric transportation
  • Hydrogen energy and fuel cell technology applications
  • Energy recycling systems

Plenary speakers

12 high profile speakers are invited to give plenary speeches at ICREN 2018


Limited to 250 attendees: several areas are dedicated to ICREN 2018 including an auditorium, breakout rooms and a friendly exhibition space.


2 afterworks will be additional opportunities for you to network and enjoy your stay in Barcelona!


Prof. Joan Ramon Morante

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)


Prof. Nicola Massarotti

Parthenope University of Naples, Italy

Dr. Subhash Singhal

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Prof. Pierluigi Leone

Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Dr. Laurent Antoni

CEA, France

Dr. Stanko Hocevar

National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

Dr. Enrique Romero-Cadaval

University of Extremadura, Spain

Dr. Amir Safdarian

Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Prof. Mark Apperley

University of Waikato, New Zealand

Prof. Elias Kyriakides

University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Prof. Stefano Ubertini

Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Italy

Dr. PV Aravind

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Dr. Julio Cárabe


Prof. Erik Buchmann

Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Rizalman Mamat

Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Prof. Yung C. Liang

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Gheorghe-Daniel Andreescu

Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

Dr. Muhammad Farooq

Heriot-Watt University, UK

Prof. Erdal Bekiroglu

Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

Dr. Cristina Alonso-Tristán

University of Burgos, Spain

Prof. Vincenzo Palma

University of Salerno/Department of Industrial Engineering, Italy


Prof. Wilhelm Warta

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

Prof. Frede Blaabjerg

Aalborg University, Denmark

Prof. Joan Ramon Morante

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)

Prof. Teresa Andreu

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)

Prof.Christoph Brabec

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Gemrany

Prof. Deborah Jones

Université de Montpellier, France

Prof. Carlo L. Bottasso

Wind Energy Institute, Technische Universität München, Germany

Prof. Li Lu

National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Prof. Andreu Cabot

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)


University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona



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