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Impact of solar towers on birds investigated

September 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

It is possible to reduce the impact that concentrating solar power (CSP) towers might have on bird populations by managing the infrastructure well, especially during downtime when it is not generating power. So says [...]

Research Fellow positions at ANU

August 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

ANU (Australian National University) presently has four post-doctoral positions advertised in the Solar Thermal Group, see the link below.  The positions suit people with materials, mechanical, metallurgical or process engineering background, and spans CSP topics [...]

Mirror panels soiling study

August 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

PREMA: Energy efficient, primary production of manganese ferroalloys through the application of novel energy systems in the drying and pre-heating of furnace feed materials Published on: Thursday, 6 August, 2020 The Highveld region of [...]

Engineering open day 2020

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Home, News|

In February Stellenbosch University hosted the annual Engineering Department open day. Prospective students and their families visited the faculty to learn about the various degree options. All the research groups from the Mechanical and [...]