SANEA Lecture: Concentrating Solar Power in South Africa


Johan Kotze, STERG PhD candidate will be presenting this lecture.

SANEDI recently recognised his efforts and Johan was awarded with the RECORD RERE Young Researcher Award for 2013.

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CSP Today Cape Town 2014


See CSP Today South Africa 2014 website.

STERG and associates will be presenting at the event.


SolarPACES2014 – Beijing, China

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

Full papers due
15 July, 2014

Conference website:

Technical tours: Coming soon

Discussion forum: Solar thermal power plants and their advantages




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 […]

NRF Renewable and Sustainable Energy Scholarships 2014


[Click here or on the image to go direct to the NRF call]
Closing date: 15 August 2013

Process: You are responsible for the application direct to NRF.

The NRF have announced the call for the 2014 RSE scholarship program. These scholarships […]

Workshop on Materials Science for Solar Energy Conversion


Venue: iThemba Labs, Cape Town

For more information click on the below link:

ICTP – International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Pre-announcement EPC 2013


This is a first call for the first NRF annual conference in renewable and nuclear energy. If you are an NRF funded student, you likely need to attend and present at this event.

See this site for future updates.

Imperial college seminar on CSP in SA




Concentrating solar power as a key component of the renewable electricity system
A Grantham seminar by Paul Gauché, Senior Researcher and Coordinator, Solar Thermal Energy Research Group, Stellenbosch University

See this link for details.

SASEC 2014


Mark the date. Check back at the SASEC website.

SolarPACES 2013 Abstracts


SolarPACES have announced conference and paper submission information. The conference website is now up and running and abstracts can be submitted. In summary:

Abstracts due 22 March 2013
Full Paper 28 June 2013.
Venue: South Point Hotel