Dear Professors/Researchers/colleagues,

We are cordially inviting you to submit your papers to the 3rd International Tropical Renewable Energy (The 3rd i-TREC 2018), which will be held in Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali- Indonesia on 6 – 8 September 2018. The theme of the 3rd i-TREC 2018 is “Sustainable Development of Tropical Renewable Energy”. The conference is organized by the Tropical Renewable Energy Center (TREC) Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia and co-organized by Faculty of Applied Sciences Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and Department of Mechanical Engineering Udayana University.

The 3rd i-TREC 2018 topics are divided into four symposia, namely:

1. Smart Grid and Regulation

  •  Renewable energy business and economics
  • Wind energy
  • Solar energy and solar cells
  • Hydrogen and fuel cell
  • Hydropower energy
  • Electrochemical process and supercapacitors
  • Marine energy
  • Modeling and simulation for energy storage and conversion devices
  • Techno-economic Analysis
  • Geothermal energy

 2. Bioenergy

  • Bioenergy and biofuels
  • Waste to energy
  • Biomass conversion technologies
  • Biomass Policies, Markets and Sustainability
  • Bioenergy in integrated energy system
  • Biogas
  • Environmental impacts of bioenergy system

3. Multifunctional and Advanced Materials

  • Carbon, graphene, oxides, composites
  • Smart materials
  • Rare earth elements for Storage, sensor, CO2 capture
  • Lithium and sodium ion batteries
  • Metal hydride batteries
  • Polymer technology

4. Eco Tropical Built Environment

  •  Green and Smart building
  •  Sustainable housing and settlement
  •  Eco Tropical Architecture
  •  Innovative and ecologically sensible design
  • Environmental Engineering Innovation
  • Building Physics on the Tropics

Important Dates

Abstract Submission 29-March-2018
Abstract Notification 09-April-2018
Full Paper Submission 3-June-2018 08-July-2018
Acceptance Full Paper Notification 25-June-2018
Early Bird Registration 20-April-2018

After peer-reviewed, accepted and presented papers will published in one of the special issues of the following proceeding or journal:

1. E3S Web of Conferences (Indexed in SCOPUS, THOMSON REUTERS, EBSCO, DOAJ)
2. International Journal of Technology (indexed in SCOPUS and Q2) only for selected papers. Papers selected in the International Journal of Technology must be extended to a minimum of 8 pages and maximum of 10 pages.

You can find instruction for submitting your paper here: For more information about the 3rd i-TREC 2018, please visit the conference website at

Kindly forward this call for papers to your colleagues and ask them to join the conference. We need your help for making this Conference Successful. We look forward to your paper submission and participation in the 3rd i-TREC 2018.

Kind regards,
Eny Kusrini, Ph.D.
The 3rd i-TREC 2018 General Chair
TREC Faculty of Engineering
Universitas Indonesia