International Conference on Renewable Energy 2018

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

One of the main targets is to attract the best papers and experts from all around the world. In order to promote excellence, awards will be offered to the outstanding submissions and all participants who would like to publish their full paper will have the opportunity to do it with ICREN 2018.

  • 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


Prof. Joan Ramon Morante

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)


Prof. Wilhelm Warta

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

Prof. Frede Blaabjerg

Aalborg University, Denmark

Prof. Pere Roca i Cabaroccas

École Polytechnique, France

Prof. Teresa Andreu

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)

Prof. AbuBakr S. Bahaj

University of Southampton, UK

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

Prof. Patrice Simon

Paul Sabatier University, France

Prof. Jenny Nelson

Imperial College London, UK

Prof. Yury Gogotsi

Drexel University, USA

Prof. Andreu Cabot

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)



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

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. Only authors whose abstracts have been presented at ICREN 2018 can submit the corresponding full paper to be considered for the Conference Proceedings. The full paper length is limited to 6 pages and authors must comply with the following guidelines when submitting:

The requested format for the full papers is 17 x 25 cm one column, camera-ready PDF.

Once the reviewing process is completed, the result will be notified to the author. The authors are required to follow the referees’ recommendations in order to improve their paper before the final submission.

The full papers must be submitted and reviewed online, the platform link will be sent by email to the participants a few days after the conference end.

Important deadlines

  • Submission of manuscripts start: May 15th, 2018
  • Submission of manuscripts end: May 31st, 2018
  • Notification to authors: June 30th, 2018
  • Final versions due: July 10th, 2018

Guest Editor

Dr. Amir Safdarian, Sharif University of Technology

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 the 2018 International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN). Authors who present their work during the Conference are invited to submit the related full paper to form part of a Special Issue of the Journal Energies. The publication fees will be discounted by 25% for ICREN 2018 participants. A minimum of 10 submitted and accepted full papers is required for this Special Issue.

Important deadlines

  • Submission of manuscripts start: May 3rd, 2018
  • Submission of manuscripts end: September 30th, 2018

More details regarding the submission guidelines will be available here:

Guest Editor

Dr. Vitaliy L. Budarin, University of York, UK

Check the FAQ here or contact us for more details


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