SolarPACES 2014 20th SolarPACES Conference, 16. - 19. September 2014, Beijing, China Where: Beijing, China When:16. - 19. September, 2014 Important Dates: Abstract due 31 March, 2014 Acceptance notification 15 May, 2014 Early bird registration deadline TBD Full papers due 15 July, 2014 Conference website: http://www.solarpaces2014.solarpaces.org/cms/home.html Technical tours: Coming soon
Ivanpah unit 2 being admired by STERG members
Herewith an invitation to a CRSES forum: Solar thermal power plants and their advantages: presented by Prof Frank Dinter, Eskom Chair in Concentrating Solar Power at Stellenbosch University. The forum will take place at the Cinema 2, Neelsie Student Centre - directions on page two of the below invitation. Date and time: 18 October 2013 [...]
Most of team Stellenbosch are here. Our presence is being felt and we were informed by the organizers that we might be the 4th biggest delegation. Our booth partner, GeoModel, have an interesting sample of 3D DNI around Stellenbosch free for download at solargis.info
Our theme at SolarPACES2013 Las Vegas is based on the above phrases and we are using this at an opportunity to announce our new landing sub-domain. Watch this space for news of the conference and beyond. concentrating.sun.ac.za
2014 Applications now open! Click on the above image to go to the site.
This is an early announcement. Please follow up with CRSES or come an talk to someone in STERG. The bursaries are competitive, for South Africans and cover Masters and PhDs.
STERG congratulates Kenny Allen for his best presenter award at the National EPC conference hosted by NRF and iThemba labs. The below picture is Kenny next to a block of granite he stumbled upon during a rock collection trip in 2011.
SANEA Energy Awards 2013 STERG congratulates Johan Kotzé for winning the SANEDI / RECORD RERE Young Researcher Award 2013. Johan Kotze is a final year PhD student. He proposed a concept for concentrating solar power that in part comes out of the next generation nuclear power technology. Johan took this proposal from a concept to a CSP [...]
See below link for an Engineering News article on the SANEA lecture presented by Prof. Wikus van Niekerk (CRSES) and Mr. Paul Gauche (STERG) A bright future for CSP - researchers