The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and AEE - INTEC (Institute for Sustainable Technologies from Austria) set up a 3-year solar thermal energy project (Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative – SOLTRAIN) in cooperation with Southern African educational institutions, renewable energy institutions and companies in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. SOLTRAIN 2 [...]
July 17 17h30 - 19h30 Engen Petroleum Ltd Conference Centre, Engen Court Cape Town Cape Town Lecture: Prof Wikus van Niekerk, Director: Centre for Renewable & Sustainable Energy Studies and Paul Gauche, University of Stellenbosch For more information, visit this website.
26 – 30 August 2013 Skilpadvlei Conference Centre, Stellenbosch Stellenbosch University will present a five-day training workshop in renewable and sustainable energy technologies in Stellenbosch. The aim of the five day training workshop is to enhance the capacity in the country to implement projects in this field. Each day is also registered with the [...]
Herewith an invitation to our next Forum: Is CSP a silver bullet for South Africa? A public debate on how concentrating solar power might benefit or hinder our economic and energy plans: Presenters: Saliem Fakir, Head of the Living Planet Unit of WWF and Paul Gauché, Director of STERG, Dept Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering. The lecture [...]
Sponsored by Supported by Now registered for ECSA CPD points Due to the rapid growth in numbers of postgraduate students and research outputs, we have decided to test the idea of an annual symposium where we will present the most mature and promising work in the research group. Date: Thursday 18 July, [...]
STERG Quarterly meeting agenda – 5 December 2013, 10h00 to 12h00, M306 Research (40-60min) SASEC dry run opportunity a.) A review of aiming strategies for Central Receivers – Anny Grobler (6min) b.) The use of CFD for Heliostat Wind Load Analysis – Adhikar Hariram (6min) c.) Comparison of different Layouts for a Combined Cycle CSP [...]
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.
For the 2nd year running, STERG will have speakers at this event. More information to come. http://www.csptoday.com/southafrica/index.php
This is an interesting opportunity to attend a lecture by a person who lead the NDP energy component. When our event calendar works again, we will add it to the calendar. Presented by Prof Anton Eberhard Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town The National Development Plan was adopted by Cabinet in September 2012. Its [...]
The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and the Mexican Solar Energy Association (ANES) have the honor of hosting the Solar World Congress 2013 which is expected to bring together more than 1,000 participants from throughout the world. Read more http://www.swc2013.org/