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Day 2 of SolarPACES 2015

Cebo presenting on the effect of the 2-tier tariff structure for CSP on our proposed peaking fleet.

STERG at SolarPACES

STERG is well represented at SolarPACES again. We were involved in the pre-conference workshops, This crowd picture is our slide which coincidentally was displayed as backdrop to the Tuesday morning plenary discussion. Watch out for Vikesh Rajpaul (Eskom) on the final day of the conference!

Masters & Doctoral Bursaries for 2015 from CRSES

The Centre of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies are offering bursaries to Masters and PhD students in the field of renewable energy. Only South African citizens or students with permanent residence permits are eligible to apply.

2014 STERG SolarPACES Symposium concluded

STERG Leadership and special guests. The 2nd Annual STERG SolarPACES Symposium which was held at Stellenbosch University was a great success and various researchers, interested students and members of industry and public attended sessions presented on work related to concentrating solar power (CSP) as well as solar process heat. STERG would also like to [...]

SASEC 2015 announced

Click here or logo to go to the website The Third Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC2015) 31 July 2014 Abstract submission 5 August 2014 Notification of abstract acceptance 15 September 2014 Submission of full papers 15 November 2014 Notification of acceptance of full papers 15 December 2014 Revised paper 15 January 2015 Notification of [...]

NRF RSE Scholarships announced

  Announcement of Call Renewable and Sustainable Energy Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for 2015 In an effort to develop human capacity and support the transition towards a sustainable energy system, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is providing postgraduate research scholarships that aim at increasing science, engineering and technology (SET) skills in South Africa. [...]

SAURAN test launch announcement

The Southern African Universities Radiometric Network (SAURAN) GSET (UKZN) and CRSES (SU) have announced a test* launch of the SAURAN website. The following link and image will take you there. There is also a link on the left of this page. SAURAN  The Southern African Universities Radiometric Network (SAURAN) is an initiative of the Centre [...]

TIA Helio100

Announcing the TIA Helio100 technology development project Commencing 1 April 2014 more information to come...

Solar Tower technology trends and current R&D activities at DLR

CRSES Forum: Solar Tower Technology Trends and Current R&D Activities at the DLR, Germany Click here for the invitation Presented by Dr R Buck, Head of Point Focus Systems Department at the DLR Institute of Solar Research. When: 3:00pm, Friday, 10 April Venue: Cinema 2, Neelsie Student Centre, Stellenbosch University

STERG Quarterly Meeting – Q4 [28 Nov 2014]

This is the current date for the second quarterly meeting. (It is listed in the calendar to the right)   Draft agenda: 11:00 - 12:00: Research and guest presentations 12:00 - 13:00: STERG admin/planning/etc. Attendance: All members of STERG and invited guests are encouraged to attend.