The Southern Africa Solar Thermal and Electricity Association (SASTELA) attended South African International Renewable Energy Conference which was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 4-7 October.

The status of CSP in SA was presented by Chairman, Dr. Louis van Heerden and an Outlook on CSP as dispatchable-, baseload- and peaking electricity generation technology was presented by Vice Chairman, Pancho Ndebele.  SASTELA shared these presentations, as well as the Issue Paper of the Outlook on CSP as grid-based technology by Pancho Ndebele.