Cykl konferencji SEED

International Conference on the Sustainable Energy and Environmental Development (SEED) jest międzynarodową konferencją naukową, obejmującą zagadnienia energetyki, ochrony środowiska i technologii paliw. Konferencja jest organizowana przez Instytut Zrównoważonej Energetyki od 2016 roku. Miejscem organizacji konferencji jest Kraków. 

Strona konferencji (edycja 2021):

Zakres tematyczny konferencji

  • Primary energy sources and technologies
  • Renewable energy sources and technologies (solar, wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal, wave and ocean energy)
  • Alternative fuels (nuclear, hydrogen, electro-fuels, power to gas)
  • Renewable heat and electricity generation systems
  • Thermal power plants (clean coal, combined cycles, advanced cycles, carbon capture and utilization, nuclear)
  • Advanced energy conversion systems (fuel cells, thermoelectricity, ORC, waste/excess heat recycling, thermoacoustic, piezoelectric, etc.)
  • Energy storage (heat/cold storage, hydrogen storage, compressed air storage, batteries, water storage)
  • Energy efficiency (smart appliances, labelling and standards, eco-design, energy-saving, passive and nearly zero energy buildings; smart buildings; new technologies in road, aviation and maritime transportation; hybrid, plug in hybrid, solar and compressed-air vehicles)
  • Cogeneration, trigeneration, polygeneration
  • Distributed generation and smart grids
  • Modelling, simulation and optimization of energy systems
  • Measurements, automation and monitoring in energy systems
  • Energy system analysis (energy planning, smart energy systems and networks, 100% renewable energy systems, island energy systems, electrification of transport, long term demand planning, etc.)
  • Energy policy (security of supply, climate change mitigation, energy transition, renewable energy support schemes, energy efficiency policy)
  • Energy markets (market/price coupling, modelling, demand response, retail markets, net metering, fuel switch)
  • Energy sustainability in politics and economy (long term planning, sustainable development goals, security and sustainability, community and citizen participation in the energy transition)
  • Green economy (circular economy, low carbon development and economy, resource efficiency, environmental economics, sustainability economics)
  • Sustainability in the aspect of the environmental protection
  • Biofuels and biorefineries (biodiesel, bioethanol, biogas, second and third generation biofuels, waste to biofuels, algae, anaerobic digestion, pyrolysis, torrefaction, coproduction, etc.)
  • Environmental protection in energy management systems
  • Waste and wastewaters treatment (avoiding waste, recycling, waste to energy, anaerobic digestion, gasification, pyrolysis, RDF/SRF, mechanical biological treatment, mechanical heat treatment, plasma arc waste disposal)
  • The role of transport in shaping the quality of the environment (land, air and maritime)
  • Modelling for pollution avoidance and energy efficiency (air pollution spreading, water pollution spreading, combustion modelling)
  • Emission markets (emission trading system, cap and trade, transport participation)
  • Environmental policy and management (waste management, wastewater management, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, air pollution policy, water pollution policy, haze pollution and avoidance, particulates pollution and avoidance, environment management systems)
  • Source apportionment of pollution related with energy production processes