Opportunities: Sanedi Vacancies: Project Coordinator LEAP-RE Programme: Link SAGEN(CET) Technical Advisor: Link News from SANEDI: Solar Heat Worldwide - Edition 2021 The 2021 edition of the report “Solar Heat Worldwide”, which we publish annually for the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Technology Collaboration Programme. With data from 68 countries, it is the most comprehensive annual evaluation [...]
An interesting read on the progress of South Africa's Redstone CSP can be found here.
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, [...]
An article honouring the legacy of Prof Theo von Backström.
Call for submissions: Concentrated Solar Power and Chemical Processing at the upcoming 2021 AIChE Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 7–12 November 2021. Submission Deadline: Thursday, 1 April 2021, 11:59 EDT https://www.aiche.org/annual The American Institute of Chemical Engineers cordially invites you to participate in Concentrated Solar Power Generation and Chemical Processing at the upcoming 2021 AIChE [...]
Shaw Energy Global Recruitment: On behalf of one of South Africa’s most successful utility-scale renewable energy developers, we are seeking a motivated Environmental & Land Manager to join their dynamic and passionate team based in Cape Town. For more information visit http://www.shawenergyltd.com/job.php?id=705
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 [...]
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) currently has a vacancy for a research group leader in Energy Systems. Please visit their webpage for more information on this opportunity.
Tyron Jardine, a Masters student at STERG, was interviewed for the Faculty of Engineering's newsletter. Read more about his story here.
This year marks the first online SolarPACES conference, which has proven itself to be a great success. Under usual circumstances, it would have taken place in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nonetheless, the conference experienced over 50 % more participants than in 2019, comprising of more than 500 attendees across 36 countries that could experience over [...]