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DUE 2013 Call for papers

The DUE Conference Convenor has announced a Call for Papers to be submitted for the Domestic Use of Energy (DUE) 2013 Conference to be held in Cape Town, 2-4 April 2013. All submissions can be made via the User resources page on this website using the information provided below:

Theme: Relieving Pressure on the Grid

The purpose of this theme is for the conference to focus on ways to reduce the pressure on the electrical grid by initiatives such as improving energy efficiency, fuel switching, renewable energy and mini-grids. Energy Efficiency Programmes such those initiated by Eskom EDI and local authorities fit very well into this theme. The objective will be to come up with new and innovative ideas to enhance these programmes.

Conference topics

  1. Customer needs
  2. Domestic Appliances
  3. Energy Efficiency in the Home
  4. Electrification, mini grids & smart grids
  5. Demand-Side Management
  6. Energy Policies
  7. Energy Audits and M&V
  8. Renewable Energy (Solar, wind, hydro & bio)
  9. Water Heating, Air-conditioning, Heat pumps
  10. Smart Home Technology
  11. Tariffs and Metering
Available downloads:
  1. DUE 2013 Pamphlet (pdf format)
  2. DUE Paper instructions for 2013
  3. Use of Visual Aids document
  4. CPUT Copyright Form

Due dates:

1 December 2012:Submission of abstracts (500 to 1000 words). All submissions are to be made via the User resources page.
31 January 2013:Submission of papers in accordance with DUE guidelines (For guidelines click here). All paper uploads are to be made via the User resources page.
Four weeks after submission:Acceptance/rejection of paper:
14 March 2013:Powerpoint presentations for the workshop.

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