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Final Call for Abstracts - World Renewable Energy Congress 2018


Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: Please see conference flyer for prices

Final Call for Abstracts - World Renewable Energy Congress 2018

Kingston University is hosting this year's World Renewable Energy Congress at Penrhyn Road on Tuesday 31 July - Friday 3 August 2018 with a welcome reception on Monday 30 July 2018.  

The organising body for this conference is the World Renewable Energy Network (WREN). With renewable energy being a fast growing industry, providing over 6 million jobs globally and triggering $300 billion world-wide, the WREN mission is to promote enabling policies and to further develop broad range of renewable energy technologies and applications in all section, including heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water desalination, industrial applications and for the transport sectors, leading to a better cleaner and safer world.

The conference will be addressing how renewables and sustainable buildings are the key solution for climate change, and the World Renewable Energy Network would like to invite abstract submissions on the following topics:

  • Photovoltaic Technology
  • Solar Thermal, Heat Pumps
  • Sustainable & Low Energy Architecture
  • Biomass & Waste-to-Energy
  • Policy, Finance, Education & Sustainability
  • Energy Meteorology
  • Wind Energy
  • Water, Hydropower & Ocean Energy
  • Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, transport
  • Renewable System Integration
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Energy & Gender

Abstract Submission
Abstracts must be one A4 page in length, approximately 300-500 words, single spaced in Arial font. The deadline to submit your abstract is 15 May 2018. For more information on abstract submission please see the conference flyer [PDF].  If accepted, your paper will feature in proceedings and possibly in the International Journal of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability. 

Key Dates
Abstract Submission Deadline:       15 May 2018
Abstract Acceptance:        25 May 2018
PowerPoint Presentation Deadline:      20 July 2018
Full Paper Submitted:       3 August 2018
Early-bird Registration:      10 July 2018

To register please download and complete the registration form [PDF] and return to Professor Ali Sayigh, Chairman of the World Renewable Energy Network on: by 10 July 2018 for early bird registration.

Conference location
Kingston University, London is based in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town in South West London, with historical sites such as Hampton Court Palace and the majestic Richmond Park close by.  A short 30 minute train journey will take you straight to the heart of the Capital. Embrace London and all that it has to offer, from shopping sprees in Oxford Street, sightseeing on top of the London Eye, taking in a show at the London Palladium, refuelling at The Ritz or relaxing and reflecting along the River Thames.

For options of nearby accommodation see the conference flyer [PDF].

Travelling to the University
Nearest airports: London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW). You can drive to Kingston University within 40-50 minutes from either airport. You can find directions to the university by rail, bus, and road via the below map.

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Gavin Gillmore


Directions to Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE: