IEEE ETFG 2023 has several tracks; each track plays a key role in the global energy transformation in the power and energy sector.

Track One - Future Grid Energy Technologies (FGET)

  • Renewable energy (solar, wind, biomass, wave, fuel-cells)
  • Distributed generation
  • Energy storage systems (batteries, pump hydro, superconducting, flywheels, hydrogen)
  • Virtual power plants
  • Grid integration of small-scale and large-scale renewable resources
  • Hydrogen storage to support power grids
  • Renewable energy to power electrolysers
  • Black Start Capability of Renewable Power Plants

Track Two - Power and Energy Transformation and Utilisation (PETU)

  • Smart Grids and micro-grids
  • Wide area interconnected clean energy highway
  • Power grid infrastructure planning
  • Supply and demand management
  • Industrial drives
  • Load modelling
  • Energy savings and energy efficiency
  • Building energy management system
  • Distributed control in power systems
  • Volt/VAr optimisation, control and coordination

Track Three - Power and Energy Enabling Technologies (PEET)

  • Power electronics and power converters
  • Medium voltage multi-level converters
  • Smart solid-state transformers
  • Magnetic link and magnetic bus
  • Smart-grids and micro-grids
  • Sustainable energy technologies
  • Inductive and conductive power charging
  • Power converters for electrolysers and fuel-cells
  • Smart meters
  • Intelligent adaptive loads
  • Grid-forming Inverters
  • Data driven control for smart inverters
  • Hybrid inverters and their controls for grid integration
  • Component level diagnostic of reliability improvement

Track Four – Power Grid Planning and Operation (PGPO)

  • Distribution system operation and control
  • Application of AI and machine learning to power systems
  • Advanced optimization techniques
  • Energy economics and energy policies
  • Complex, resilient and intelligent systems
  • Electricity markets and regulatory issues
  • Power system reliability and flexibility
  • Planning for future power systems
  • Power system forecasting
  • Advanced protection systems
  • Climate change adaptability in energy infrastructure
  • Network modelling and security
  • Power system vulnerability and stability
  • Emergency control following catastrophic disturbances
  • Cloud computing, computational intelligence and data analytics

Track Five – Future Grids with Electric Vehicles (FGEV)

  • Plug-in Electric vehicles (bicycle, car, bus, train, autonomous vehicles)
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Impact of electric vehicles to power grids
  • Grid infrastructure for hosting electric vehicle fleets
  • Hybrid electric vehicles
  • Vehicle to grid and vehicle to home
  • Hydrogen-powered vehicles
  • Utilisation of hydrogen in transportation

Track Six – IoT and Communication for Energy Technologies (ICET)

  • Smart sensing for power technologies
  • Internet of Things (IoTs) for energy technologies
  • Wireless power transfer
  • IoT for critical energy infrastructure
  • IoT for renewable energy and energy storage
  • Smart grid communications
  • Data communications for virtual power plants
  • Wireless communication for electric vehicles
  • Application of networks, sensor devices and data technologies in smart grids
  • Optical fibre sensors for power applications
  • Cyber security for critical energy infrastructure