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Submit your abstract or paper through the online submission system. You will be required to set up an account first.

At the end of this conference, you will have the opportunity to publish your work in a SCOPUS-Indexed journal. However, if you do NOT want your paper to be published in the special issue of the conference, submitting a regular abstract (1 page) without formatting is possible.

If you want to submit your paper in the special issue of the conference, please use the following template (PDF version here) to submit your full paper. You can also directly modify the Word version here. There are 2 different opportunities for the publication listed at the bottom of this page, you can learn more about the difference between both of them here.

All submissions will be reviewed based on technical merit, readability, relevance and originality.
If you have any questions about the submission process, check the FAQ here or contact us.


Submission - September 23, 2020 extended to November 6, 2020
Registration - October 23, 2020 extended to November 6, 2020
Conference - November 25 - 27, 2020


If you submit your abstract before September 30th then you should receive the notification of acceptance/rejection by email on October 10th at the latest. You will be able to register and confirm your participation once you receive the notification of acceptance


Depending on the number of submissions, the committee may ask to record your presentation in order to ensure a smooth conference but please note that there will be always a live Q&A session at the end of the conference in order to ensure interactions.

Oral presentation

Oral sessions consist of a series of individual talks. The time allocated to each oral presentation is 15 minutes including 3 minutes for questions

Flash presentation (poster)

Flash sessions consist of a series of short recorded oral presentations. The time allocated to each flash presentation is around 3 minutes and there will be time for questions covering all the presentations of the session.



All accepted papers will be scheduled for oral, poster or workshop presentation and will be compiled in PDF format. A digital version of the proceedings will be available online.

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All authors with accepted paper will be able to submit the corresponding full papers for publication in the conference proceedings.

A Special Issue will be published by the Journal Energies – MDPI (a minimum of 10 submitted and accepted full papers is required): 

We are delighted to announce a partnership between the Journal Energies – MDPI (IF: 2.262), open access journal, and 2020International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN). Authors who present their work during the Conference are invited to submit therelated full paper to form part of a Special Issue of the Journal Energies. The publication fees will be discounted by 25% forICREN 2020 participants. A minimum of 10 submitted and accepted full papers is required for this Special Issue.

Important deadlines

  • Submission of manuscripts start: November 30, 2020
  • Submission of manuscripts end: May 31, 2021

More details regarding the submission guidelines: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/ICREN_2019This is the 2019 Special issue. You can submit your paper on this link and once the ICREN2020 special issue will set up, we will transfer these papers to the new special issue.

Guest Editor

Prof. Pierluigi Siano

The conference proceedings will be published by the Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences Journal (EDP Sciences):

We are delighted to announce that the SCOPUS-indexed Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences Journal has been chosen as its publication partner this year.

During the registration process, you will be requested to indicate whether you want to publish your paper (limited to 7 pages) in the special issue or not. The publication of your paper will cost you an extra 50 €. The paper used during your submission will be the one considered for the publication.

Once the conference is over, the interested authors will receive feedback from the reviewers. The authors are required to follow the referees’ recommendations in order to improve their paper and provide us with the final version.

Important deadlines

  • Final versions of the full paper due: December 15th, 2020

Guest Editor

Prof. Pierluigi Siano