Scope and Topics

  1. DECARBONIZATION, EFFICIENCY, ENERGY RESOURCES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS (actions towards zero carbon societies, energy efficiency improvements and related measures, integrated energy policy concerning the sustainable development; characteristics of available energy resources used for power generation by thermal /hydro/wind and other Power Plants in the following period; planning, effective consumption, perspectives of fossil fuels and renewable energy sources exploitation for Power Generation together with overall economy competitiveness improvements);
  2. IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW POLICIES, TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND EQUIPMENT (development and operation of the deregulated energy market; the energy efficiency of processes and types of equipment used for power generation by thermal /hydro/wind and other Power Plants; innovative research and modelling of processes in steam boilers, turbines and other equipment of thermal /hydro/wind and other Power Plants; combined production of heat and power, reliability and availability of facilities and Power Plants; effective utilization and reduction of fuel consumption; optimization of processes, equipment, facilities and whole Power Plants; economic handling of processes; rationalizations and innovations of the production processes; introduction of the system of quality);
  3. POWER PLANTS LIFE CYCLE EXTENSION CHALLENGES (policy and instruments for investment in new facilities; diagnostic of equipment conditions and remaining exploitation period, process diagnostic, planning, realization and analysis of revitalization, improvements of mechanical and electrical equipment);
  4. THERMAL/HYDRO/WIND/SOLAR AND OTHER POWER PLANTS OPERATION CHALLENGES (development and application of diagnostic methods and equipment for process monitoring and management; improvement of equipment regarding occurring processes; contemporary production organization, methods and tools for equipment maintenance);
  5. ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE ASPECTS OF POWER PLANTS OPERATION (ecological and climate aspects of renewable energy sources exploitation and combustion of fossil fuels for power generation; methods, technical and technological solutions and equipment for decreasing SOx, NOx, PM, as well CO2 emission and pollution/degradation of air, waterways and soil caused by Power Plants operation; environmental protection practice).