Papers are peer-reviewed and selected on the basis of technical qualitytopic affinity, and applicability to the industry. Submissions are restricted to a minimum of four and a maximum of six pages, and English or Spanish will be considered for publication. It is important to highlight that, since the first edition, PEPQA’s proceedings are indexed by IEEEXploreSCOPUS, and Thomson’s Conference Proceedings Citation Index among others. All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

PEPQA Committee recommends using the templates available here, and to follow the IEEE editing guidelines here. Other details are reported in the call for papers available on the conference website

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We invite authors to submit high-quality full papers reporting original and novel research results on all the above topics. Papers must be written in Spanish, Portuguese or English, unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. Full papers must be formatted as the standard IEEE double-column conference template and submitted exclusively using the link Maximum 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references.

  1. Power Quality in Energy Efficient Motors:
    • Importance of Power Quality in Energy-Efficient Motors: Discuss the significance of power quality in energy-efficient motors, emphasizing its impact on motor performance, energy consumption, and overall system efficiency.
    • Key Power Quality Parameters: Explain the essential power quality parameters relevant to energy-efficient motors, including voltage fluctuations, harmonics, voltage unbalance, and transients. Discuss their effects on motor operation and the potential risks involved.
    • Mitigation Techniques for Power Quality Issues: Explore various mitigation techniques aimed at improving power quality in energy-efficient motors. Discuss the use of filters, active power conditioners, and voltage regulation methods to minimize power quality disturbances and enhance motor performance.
  2. Digital Twin in Power Electronics and Power Quality:
    • Introduction to Digital Twin Technology: Explain the concept of a digital twin and its applications in the fields of power electronics and power quality. Highlight how digital twins can aid in monitoring, control, and optimization of power systems.
    • Digital Twin Modeling for Power Electronics: Discuss how digital twins can be utilized to model and simulate power electronic devices, enabling virtual testing, performance optimization, and predictive maintenance. Emphasize the advantages of digital twin technology in improving system reliability and reducing downtime.
    • Digital Twin Applications for Power Quality Analysis: Explore how digital twins can be used for real-time monitoring and analysis of power quality parameters. Discuss their role in early detection of power quality issues, proactive control strategies, and improved system resilience.
  3. Power Electronics in Smart Grids:
    • Role of Power Electronics in Smart Grids: Explain the critical role of power electronics in enabling the integration of renewable energy sources, energy storage systems, and demand response mechanisms within smart grids. Discuss the impact of power electronics on grid stability, power quality, and energy management.
    • Power Electronics Devices and Technologies for Smart Grids: Discuss the various power electronic devices and technologies utilized in smart grids, such as inverters, converters, FACTS devices, and energy management systems. Highlight their functionalities and contributions to grid performance.
    • Control and Communication Systems in Smart Grids: Address the significance of control and communication systems in coordinating power electronics devices within smart grids. Discuss topics such as advanced control algorithms, real-time monitoring, and communication protocols to ensure grid stability, voltage regulation, and power quality.
  4. HVDC & FACTS:
    • HVDC Technology and Applications: Provide an overview of High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission systems and their applications, including long-distance power transmission, interconnection of grids, and integration of renewable energy sources. Discuss the advantages and challenges associated with HVDC technology.
    • Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) Devices: Explain the concept of FACTS devices and their role in controlling and enhancing power transmission in AC grids. Discuss devices such as STATCOM (Static Synchronous Compensator), SVC (Static Var Compensator), and UPFC (Unified Power Flow Controller), highlighting their applications in improving power quality and grid stability.
  5. Power Quality and Power Electronics in Industrial Power Systems:
    • Power Quality Challenges in Industrial Power Systems: Discuss the unique power quality challenges faced in industrial power systems, such as voltage sags, harmonics, and flicker, and their impact on sensitive industrial equipment and processes.
    • Power Electronics Solutions for Industrial Power Systems: Explore how power electronics can be employed to mitigate power quality issues in industrial settings. Discuss the use of active filters, voltage regulators, and custom power devices to enhance power quality, protect critical industrial equipment, and optimize system performance.
  6. IBR (Inverter-Based Resources) and RES (Renewable Energy Systems) in Power Systems:
    • Integration of IBR and RES in Power Systems: Discuss the integration of inverter-based resources (IBR) and renewable energy systems (RES) into power systems, focusing on the benefits, challenges, and considerations associated with their deployment.
    • Grid Integration of IBR and RES: Explain the techniques and technologies used to connect IBR and RES to the grid, including grid codes, synchronization requirements, and power conditioning systems. Address the impact of IBR and RES integration on power quality, stability, and grid resilience.
    • Control and Management Strategies for IBR and RES: Discuss the control and management strategies required to optimize the operation of IBR and RES in power systems. Highlight topics such as power flow control, energy management, and grid interaction to ensure efficient and reliable integration of these resources.
  7. Machine Learning Techniques in Power Electronics & Power Quality:
    • Introduction to Machine Learning in Power Systems: Provide an overview of machine learning and its applications in power electronics and power quality domains. Highlight the potential benefits of utilizing machine learning techniques for data analysis, fault detection, and system optimization.
    • Data Analytics and Predictive Maintenance: Discuss how machine learning algorithms can be applied to analyze power quality data, identify patterns, and predict potential faults or equipment failures. Emphasize the role of predictive maintenance in reducing downtime and improving system reliability.
    • Intelligent Control and Optimization: Explore the use of machine learning algorithms for intelligent control and optimization of power electronics systems. Discuss applications such as optimal power flow, adaptive control, and energy management, enabling improved system efficiency, stability, and power quality.