STERG Members and Alumni Winning Awards

Dr Willem Landman, a former STERG researcher received a SANEA/RECORD highly recommended certificate for a young researcher in renewable energy for 2017.

Matthew Kapp, was named one of 6 winners out of 64 entrants in a competition to find ways […]

SASEC 2018 2nd Call for Abstracts

The 5TH Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC 2018) will be held from 25 to 27 June 2018 at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, South Africa. The conference will focus on both Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Solar Thermal Energy technology systems and applications. The conference provides […]

STERG represented at SolarPACES2017 in Santiago de Chile

A group of students, professors and academic staff from the Engineering faculty represented the Solar Thermal Energy Research Group (STERG) at the SolarPACES 2017 conference, which took place from 26th to 29th September in Santiago, Chile. The annual conference […]

STERG Technical Tour 2017 to Upington brings universities & renewable energy industry together

The 3rd STERG Technical Tour took place from the 3rd to 7th July 2017 and gave students the opportunity to visit renewable energy generation plants. Students from Stellenbosch University, the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of Pretoria (UP) joined […]

5th Annual STERG SolarPACES Symposium

The 5th Annual STERG SolarPACES Symposium will take place from the 13th of July 2017 to the 14th of July 2017. Presentations will cover research related to concentrating solar power (CSP) as well as solar process heat. This will provide an opportunity for researchers in […]

STERG’s record doctoral graduate output in 2016

STERG has produced four doctoral graduates in the 2016 academic year.

We congratulate our doctoral graduates Dr Lukas Heller, Dr Willem Landman, Dr Matti Lubkoll and STERG founder Dr Paul Gauché.

“The Role and Value of CSP in South Africa’s Power System” at the Africa New Energy Conference 2017

The Africa New Energy Conference took place at Century City in Cape Town on the 7th – 8th March 2017. Professor Frank Dinter representing Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Studies (CRSES)  gave an insightful presentation on Monday about, “The […]

Cancelled: NEW SHORT COURSE – Energy Systems Analysis

This exciting new course will be presented at the Wallenberg Research Centre @ Stias, 10 Marais Street, Stellenbosch and will run from Monday 22 May to Wednesday 24 May (3 day course) and to Friday 26 May (5 day […]

STERG at SU Open Day 2017

In keeping with tradition, STERG researchers welcomed curious learners to Stellenbosch University with a boerewors braai cooked on our parabolic solar cooker and chocolate brownies baked in our solar oven. The STERG team enjoyed sharing stories about their experiences, […]

[Closed] SolarPACES 2017 Abstract Submission

SolarPACES 2017 is now open for the submission of abstracts! Visit the event website here for further details.

Submission deadline: 31 March 2017

Make sure not to miss it…