Eni Awards 2017 Call for proposals open

STERG members are encouraged to take note of Eni Awards for 2017 and consider application.
The Eni Award annually honors the best research projects in the field of energy and sustainability and is addressed to scientists and researchers from around […]

CRSES Bursary applications open

The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies are now accepting bursary applications for 2017.

Bursary amounts:
M-degree          R100 000 for 2 years
PhD-degree     R150 000 for 3 years

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at

Preference will be given to previous disadvantaged […]

2nd STERG social of 2016

Thanks to all STERG members who joined the second social for the year at Helio100. It was inspiring to visit the Helio100 pilot facility to those who have not been there before and see what the research from STERG […]

Helio100 winner of WWF-SA Climate Solver

We are proud to announce Helio100 was awarded as one of three innovators in the WWF Climate Solver platform.
With South Africa faring poorly on innovation indexes, WWF-SA views Climate Solvers as a tool to support innovation in South Africa, […]

STERG Symposium 2016 in planning

The 4th Annual STERG SolarPACES Symposium will take place on 14 and 15 July 2016.

For more information and updates about the symposium, please see the event page.

Submit Abstracts for Renewable Energy Postgraduate Symposium

STERG members are encouraged to participate in the REPS, for more information see the event page.

STERG at Physics Department awareness event

The Physics department, in collaboration with the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies and the Solar Thermal Energy Research Group organised an outreach/awareness event on the 15th of April 2016 on the main campus of Stellenbosch University. The […]

STERG information on SharePoint

STERG members are encouraged to use the STERG SharePoint to access all updated document templates and the STERG guidelines.  Please contact Michael Mouzouris to request access to the SharePoint.

First STERG social event for 2016

On Friday, 4 March 2016, old and new STERG members came together for a few games of 5-aside soccer. Quarterly social events are part of the STERG tradition and is a relaxed way to get to know fellow researchers […]

SolarPACES 2016 Deadlines

Deadlines for submitting an abstract and/paper and for registration for the 2016 SolarPACES conference is available on the SolarPACES website.

Note that the deadline for submitting an abstract is March 31, 2016.