ESFC’20 Workshop

International Workshop on Energy Storage and Fuel Cells

The International Workshop on Energy Storage and Fuel Cells (ESFC’20) will be organized jointly with the International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy (IAPE’20). International Workshop on Energy Storage and Fuel Cells aims to investigate innovation applications and last researches in the areas of energy storage systems and saving applications, fuel cells and energy efficiency.

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the ESFC’20 International Workshop, which will take place in Cambridge, United Kingdom from 15-16 September, 2020. Also, and due to COVID-19, online Virtual participants will be able to see and hear every paper and panel program. The workshop solicits contributions of abstracts that address the main hydrogen energy topics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Energy storage systems and saving applications 

  • Electrode materials binders and electrolytes for batteries 

  • Solar PV

  • Dual-ion batteries 

  • Capacitors and supercapacitors

  • Reliability and availability 

  • Power semiconductor devices 

  • Switch-mode power supplies 

  • Novel converter topologies 

  • Matrix and multi-level converters 

  • Passive components 

  • Sensors Synchronous machines and special generators HVDC 

  • Smart grids, FACTS, and micro-grids 

  • Converters for grid connection 

  • Power quality and protection 

  • Energy efficiency and demand side control 

  • Distributed generation 

  • Control of power distribution

  • Fuel cells 

  • Thermal energy storage 

  • Chemical energy storage 

  • Performance, lifetime, and degradation studies

Submission guidelines

Authors are invited to submit abstracts which identify the aspect of the work that will likely lead to productive discussions with workshop participants.

    • Only abstracts submitted in English will be reviewed.

    • Abstracts must not exceed 500 words (excluding the title, authors and affiliations) and should follow the instructions on the following template (Abstract Template).

    • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.

    • Please be clear in the stating a goal of relevance to the workshop topics. Outline the methods used or manner of investigation. Report the most salient results and conclusions or recommendations arising from the work.

    • Do not include references or figures in the abstract.

    • If you have problems with submitting your abstract with the online submission system, Please contact our conference chair by email:

Important Dates

      • Abstract Submission Deadline: 07 July 2020 (Extended to 15 August)
      • Acceptance/Rejection Notification: 25 August 2020
      • Camera Ready Abstract: 05 September 2020

Workshop Proceedings

      • All abstracts will be accepted through a peer review process and will be published electronically with ISBN (978-1-912532-18-6) in the IAPE’20 conference proceedings series. 

      • The workshop proceedings will be submitted to SCOPUS and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index – CPCI (ISI Web of Science) for evaluation for eventual inclusion in the list.

      • Selected best abstracts from the workshop will be considered for possible publication in the following high quality supporting journals (authors need to extend their abstract before submission after the workshop):

(Special issue:Energy and Information Management in Sustainable Transportation“)

Workshop Registration

The registration process begins once your abstract is accepted. It is mandatory for at least one author of an accepted abstract to register in order for the abstract to appear in the proceedings and included in the Technical Program. Registration Fee includes:

    • Workshop smart e-proceedings
    • Participation in all sessions
    • E-Acceptance letter
    • Certificate of Participation
    • E-Visa letter (if needed)
    • workshop Pads & Pens
    • Coffee break and lunch including: Arrival Tea, Coffee & Pastries, Mid-Morning Tea, Coffee & Biscuits, Finger Buffet Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Coffee & Homemade Cakes, Sparkling Mineral Water…

Authors can chose the appropriate registration category to participate to the ESFC’20 workshop (eg. PhD student, lecturer, professor and listener).      

The registration fees:

Regular Registration (Before 07 August 2020)

The conference regular registration must be done, two weeks after the acceptance notification, through the online registration system. The registration fees are resumed in the following table:





400   249 Euro

200    149 Euro

  Non-Student (Lecturer & Professor)

450    319 Euro

250    209 Euro


350    249 Euro

 150    119 Euro

  Keynote Speaker

499    349 Euro

299    249 Euro


Late Registration (Before 31 August 2020)


Late registration must be done, at the latest one month after the acceptance notification, through the online registration system.  The registration fees are resumed in the following table:





600 Euro

400 Euro

  Non-Student (Lecturer & Professor)

675 Euro

500 Euro


525 Euro

300 Euro

  Keynote Speaker

748 Euro

598 Euro


The online registration process:

Registration guideline

Indeed, the ESFC’20 and IAPE’20 registration system is managed by the Elite Knowledge Group Ltd which is a scientific corporation that specializes in the organization and management of scientific events. Once you enter the main page of the registration system, you are invited to follow the steps listed in the registration guideline document

Important Notes:

  • Only one abstract can be presented per registration.
  • Author who has more than one abstract can benefit from free registration for the second abstract and 20% of discount for the third abstract. However, all abstracts must be presented by the same author.
  • Keynote speaker will benefit from 10% of discount
  • Co-authors who would like to participate to the workshop are invited to register as listener participants
  • Authors will take the responsibility to cover the loading fee.
  • Authors can pay using Credit Card or Bank transfer Methods