Call for Papers

To submit a paper, upload an abstract of maximum 3,000 characters (free style) between 11 February and 11 May 2019 here:

>>> Note: Platform accepts abstracts until 12 May 2019, 09.00 CEST

  • Final papers must be submitted online by 31 August 2019 at the latest.
  • As the conference language is English, all abstracts and papers have to be written in English.
  • Authors will pay a REDUCED workshop fee.
  • All participants are responsible for paying their own travel and hotel expenses.


Proposed Preferential Topics

Project Experience

  • World-wide project experience related to onshore/offshore grid connection of wind power
  • World-wide experience with large-scale integration of wind power plants into power systems
  • World-wide experience with balancing power systems with high shares of wind power/variable renewable energy (VRE)
  • World-wide wind/VRE grid integration experience – the TSO perspective
  • Advances in on- and offshore wind energy technology and grid connection (HVAC/HVDC)

 Power System Studies

  • World-wide renewable wind energy/VRE grid integration studies – methods and results
  • Wind/VRE integration study methodologies and data requirements
  • System studies with high share (65%-100%) of inverter-based generation
  • Grid-forming converters in power system studies
  • Mapping studies and measurements from the real world – how reliable are studies?
  • Wind energy in weak grids – connection experience and studies

Distribution Grid Issues

  • Protection aspects of wind power in distribution grids
  • Voltage control with distributed wind power

Transmission Grid/Power System Issues

  • Wind power plant performance for power system operation and interconnection with the grid
  • Dynamic line rating/online dynamic security assessment and high temperature overhead lines for the integration of VRE
  • Transmission grid planning with high shares of wind/VRE
  • Impact of N-1 regulations on power system operation with high shares of wind/VRE
  • Conversion of AC power lines to DC lines to increase the capacity to facilitate higher shares of wind/VRE in power systems
  • Power system automation and its benefits for wind/VRE integration
  • Connection of Offshore wind power plants with HVDC Technology
  • Inertia aspects related to high shares of wind power/VRE in power systems
  • Power system design for high penetrations of VRE

 Power Quality Issues

  • The impact of wind power on power quality
  • Power quality aspects with inverter based generation in scenarios with high penetration
  • Methods to assess power quality (Is IEC61400-21 still reflecting all what we need to look at?)

Grid Code Issues

  • World-wide interconnection standards (grid codes) for wind turbines, wind power plants, for system planning and interconnection studies
  • Compliance testing for grid codes – world-wide status and approach
  • Grid-Forming inverters and grid codes

 Wind Power Modelling Issues

  • Wind turbine/plant models for interconnection and planning studies
  • Modelling of inverters and wind power plants for system integration studies (static and dynamic)
  • International modelling standardization activities
  • Modelling Wind power plants output variability and assessing the impacts
  • Modelling of HVDC technology
  • Model validation

 Power System Balancing Issues

  • Power balancing methods and solutions, e.g. balance markets, to manage VRE variability in power systems
  • Flexibility of the conventional power plants
  • New power system operation tools and methods for balancing wind/VRE

 Ancillary Services

  • Ancillary services from wind power plants – world-wide status and experience
  • Inertia response from wind power plants
  • Frequency ancillary services from VRE


  • Wind power production monitoring and prediction systems
  • State-of-the-art wind power forecasting, scheduling and opportunities for improvement
  • Demand forecast with distributed wind/VRE

Hybrid Power Systems

  • Design and operation of hybrid systems with wind energy technology

 Smart Grid/IT Innovations

  • Innovative Smart Grid solutions utilizing wind power
  • IT technology for the integration of wind power
  • Microgrids and other new ideas to increase the share of wind/VRE in power systems
  • Virtual power plants utilizing wind power plants
  • Demand response in smart grid context
  • New and emerging features of power systems with high share of wind energy/VRE

 Market Issues

  • World-wide market design and regulatory issues related to wind power/VRE
  • Design concepts for ancillary services with wind/VRE participation
  • Evaluation of rules and mechanisms for integrating of wind/VRE in electricity markets

Regulatory Issues

  • Storage solutions and relevant regulatory issues
  • Innovative Smart Grid solutions and relevant regulatory issues

Decarbonization of Energy Sectors

  • Sector coupling – transportation, heat and electricity sector coupling for decarbonization of energy sectors
  • Modelling of sector coupling with focus on wind power