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STERG Technical Tour 2022

From the 11th to 15th of September 2022, STERG staff, guests and postgraduate students embarked on the first technical tour since 2019. The tour had the goals of firstly giving the students access to concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in the Northern Cape and to host the STERG Symposium to present our research to the [...]

STERG at Engineering Open Day

The months of April and May mark the first time in two years that Stellenbosch University welcomes the public for in-person Open Day events. Saturday 23 April was the turn of the departments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to host, and STERG was back at our usual spot outside the Structures Lab. [...]

Fulbright South African Research Scholarship and Foreign Student Program

The Fulbright South African Research Scholar Program for 2023-2024 is open for applications. This program supports research in your field at an U.S. academic or research institution for 3-9 months. Visit the following link for more information, as well as the application link. Furthermore, the Fulbright South African Foreign Student Program is also open for [...]

SolarPACES 2021

Herewith important information from the SolarPACES 2021 Organizing Team: SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems) is pleased to announce the SolarPACES 2021 conference to be held from September 27 - October 1, 2021 as an online event. SolarPACES is the premier international network advancing research, development, and commercial deployment of concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) and related technologies. This year, [...]

STERG Alumni Make an Impact in Industry

Two STERG alumni have achieved remarkable success in the solar energy industry. Dr Paul Gauché (founder of STERG) previously managed the Concentrating Solar Technologies department at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, from 2017 to 2020. He has recently taken up a new role as the Vice President of Research and Development at Heliogen in the [...]

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