2020 5th International Conference on New Energy
and Applications

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November 7-9, 2020 | Phuket, Thailand

Welcome to ICNEA 2020

Important Notice: Due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19, on behalf of the organizing committee, we're announcing that ICNEA 2020 will be held as a fully virtual conference.

The authors and listeners can register with the reduced registration fee in order to attend the virtual conference. We'll provide further instructions about how to join the virtual conference soon. Please contact the conference secretary for more details if you need.

2020 5th International Conference on New Energy and Applications (ICNEA 2020) aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professinals from the industry, academia and government to discourse on research and development, professional practice in new enery and applications. ICNEA 2020 will be organized by SGCE and  technically supported by Yokohama National University, iNehc, which will be held in Phuket, Thailand during November 7-9, 2020. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the field of new energy and applications.


The conference serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving new energy technology and related techniques. It also brings authors and readers of SGCE together to communicate face to face and discuss chances for possible cooperation and hot topics in the field of new energy and applications.

Recent News

[AUG. 21, 2020] The submission deadline of ICNEA 2020 has been extended to September 15, 2020. [CLICK].

[MAR. 04, 2020] The submission deadline of ICNEA 2020 is open now. We hope to see you in Phuket this year. [CLICK].

[NOV. 18, 2019] Thank you for your participation and support to ICNEA 2019. We're looking forward to seeing you all next year. [CLICK].

[AUG. 26, 2019] Final Call! The submission deadline of ICNEA 2019 has been extended to September 20, 2019. [CLICK].

[JUN. 22, 2017] Prof. Masafumi Yamaguchi will give a keynote speech at ICNEA 2019. The topic is 'Importance of Photovoltaic (PV) for Creating Future Clean Energy: Soceity and Our Approaches of PV-Powered Vehicle Applications'. [CLICK].

[JAN. 18, 2019] Organized by IJSGCE, ICNEA 2019 will be held in Yokohama, Japan during November 9-11. [CLICK].

[OCT. 10, 2018] Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong will give a plenary speech at ICNEA 2018. The topic is 'Spintronic Sensors for New Energy and New Applications'. [CLICK].

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Important Date

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2020
Acceptance Notification: October 5, 2020
Registration Deadline: October 15, 2020
Camera-Ready Paper Due: October 15, 2020
Conference Dates: November 7-9, 2020

Paper Publication

Submissions will be reviewed by the conference committees and journal editorial board, and accepted papers will be published in the International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy as a special issue, which will be indexed by EI(INSPEC, IET), Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Google Scholar, Crossref, etc.

It's acceptable to submit your abstract to us for only oral presentation if you're not expecting any publication of your paper.


Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original research work in areas including, but not limited to:

Solar Energy Engineering
Biomass Energy Engineering
Wind Energy Engineering
Nuclear Energy Engineering
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell
Energy Materials
Storage Technology
Energy-saving Technology
Energy Chemical Engineering
Energy-efficient Lighting Products and Technologies
New Energy Vehicles, Electric Vehicles
Energy Security and Clean Use

Applications of smart grid to cyber and physical security systems
Energy Equipment
Green Building Materials and Energy-saving Buildings
Energy management systems (with application to building and home automation)
Communication and control in energy systems
Intelligent monitoring and outage management
Smart sensors and advanced metering infrastructure
Wide-area protection
Renewable energy
Energy storage and distributed energy resources
Plug-in vehicles and low-carbon transportation alternatives


General Chair

Dr. Mitsuo Yoshida, International Network for Environmental and Humanitarian Cooperation, Nonprofit Inc., Japan

Conference Co-chairs

Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Prof. Shane Snyder, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Program Chairs

Prof. Richard Haynes, University of Queensland, Australia
Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Publicity Chair

Prof. Dr. Keiji Ujikawa, Yokohama National University, Japan

International Program Committees

Prof. Guohong Wu, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan
Prof. Chengke Zhou, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Prof. Fushuan Wen, Zhejiang University, China
Prof. Yun Seng Lim Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Prof. Stephanie Teufel, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Prof. Yunhe Hou, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Prof. Lim Yun Seng, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Prof. Mahammad A. Hannan, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Mohan Kolhe, Faculty of Engineering & Science, University of Agder, Norway
Prof. Igor Kuzle, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Assoc. Prof. Chow Tin-Tai, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dr. Christopher H. T. Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Raymond Ng, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dr. Kejun Qian, Suzhou Power Supply Company, State Grid Corporation of China, China
Dr. Duong Trung Kien, Electric Power University, Vietnam
Dr. Z. Abu El-Rub, German Jordanian University, Jordan
Dr. Chawannat Jaroenkhasemmeesuk, Mahidol University, Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Guiping Zhu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronauticsm, China
Prof. Pami Aalto, Tampere University, Finland
Prof. Yusuf Ali Kara, Bursa Technical University, Bursa, Turkey
Dr. Adrian Tantau,Buchrest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Dr. Wongkot Wongsapaia, Chiang Mai Univerisity, Thailand
Dr. Siti Rashidah Mohd Nasir, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Dr. Qingyi Zeng, Guangzhou University, China
Dr. Mert Gulum, Karadeniz Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Turkey


Prof. Keiji Ujikawa

Yokohama National University, Japan

Title of Speech: TBA

Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Title of Speech: Smart Plastic Waste Management Systems: Role of Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Shane Snyder

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title of Speech: TBA

Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title of Speech: TBA


Authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.pdf, .doc) will be accepted via iConference submission system below:
http://confsys.iconf.org/conference/icnea2020  or through email: icnea@etpub.com

Submissions must be original and should not have been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere, which will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Submissions will be chosen based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program.


All the attendees must register in advance in order to participate in conference activities. Each registration enables publication or presentation of only one paper and participation of only one person.

Full Registration Includes: Admission to Keynotes&Plenaries, Technical Sessions, Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Dinner, Hard Copy of the journal (For authors) and a gift.

Cancellation Policy

All refund/cancellation requests must be provided via email to icnea@etpub.com  and received by September 30. No refund will be provided after this date.


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Please refer to the simple version of the program and arrange your time properly for participation of the conference.


Saturday, November 7, 2020

Arrival and conference materials collections


Opening Ceremony: Welcome speeches of Conference Co-Chairs

2:00pm-2:45pm Keynote Speech I
2:45pm-3:30pm Plenary Speech I

Coffee Break and Group Photo

4:00pm-6:00pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-1 Session ESD-2 Session NEA-1
Sunday, November 8, 2020
9:30am-10:15am Keynote Speech II

Coffee Break

10:45am-11:30am Plenary Speech I
11:30am-12:15am Plenary Speech II

Buffet Lunch

1:30pm-3:30pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-3 Session ESD-4 Session NEA-2

Coffee Break

4:00pm-6:00pm Parallel Sessions
Session ESD-5 Session ESD-6 Session NEA-3
6:00pm-6:30pm Technical Committee Meeting

Closing Session & Gala Dinner

Monday, November 9, 2020
8:00am-3:00pm Technical Visit and Excursion


As the annual meeting of SGCE Editorial board, ICNEA will be held every year to gather the authors and editors for communication and exchange about their research results and the problems they have encountered during their research. Selected papers submitted to ICNEA will be invited to revise for fast track publication in SGCE.

ICNEA 2019

November 9-11 | The JICA Yokohama Center, Japan

Contact Us

Conference Secretary: Jennifer Zeng
Tel.: +86-28-86512185 (Working Hour: GMT 10:00AM-5:00PM)
Email: icnea@etpub.com