The topics of the 3rd SEERC Conference Vienna 2020 are:

1. Transition to Future Power Systems in the SEERC Region

Development of generation portfolio and Market Design (impact on power system control and operation)
Efficiency, sustainability and environmental aspects
Integration and influence of RES and electric vehicles
Ageing assets
Power System Resilience and Stability (impact of RES, extreme weather conditions)

2. Cross Border Cooperation in the SEERC Region

Regional cooperation in research and innovation
Cross-border balancing market and regional electricity market for greater integration of RES
Grid congestions
TSO/DSO cooperation (e.g. integration of flexibility)
Power System Development (cyber security, forecasting tools, loss of rotating generators, active power reserves)

3. Innovation and New Technologies in the SEERC Region

Power cables (increasing share in the grid, subsea connections)
Energy Storage (new technologies, cost/benefit analysis, carbon capture, use cases)
Experience in HVDC technology
Monitoring systems (e.g. wide area monitoring, sensors, dynamic rating, drones)
Experiences in applying innovation and new technologies (generators, substation equipment, maintenance, modern diagnostic systems, telecommunication, block chain)


Synopsis reception: 30.11.2019
Notification of acceptance: 29.12.2019
Paper reception: 28.02.2020
Notification of final acceptance: 30.04.2020