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Monday, 19 April 2021
Welcome Ongezwa Mbaba

We welcome Ms Ongezwa Mbaba as a Masters student. Hailing from the Eastern Cape, and graduating with the Chemical Engineering class of 2020, with Honours, Ongezwa will research opportunities for green hydrogen in South Africa from a Life Cycle perspective. She is supervised by Prof von Blottnitz and Mr Fadiel Ahjum of the ESRG. Her research is generously sponsored by Inspired Evolution Investment Management

Publication Date:
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 17:15
New paper on e-mobility in the SADC

The SA Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA) has released a series of papers on e-mobility in the SADC region. In his piece, ESRG researcher Fadiel Ahjum summarises the opportunities that an e-mobility transition could present the SADC region, addressing access to clean energy and mobility services in tandem.

SADC e-Mobility Outlook: Accelerating Low Carbon Transport Futures


The research report series is available at: https://saiia.org.za/thematic-area/climate-change/

Publication Date:
Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 14:00
Launch of the Climate Transparency Report 2020

The launch of the Climate Transparency Report 2020 : South Africa Country Profile will be hosted online by the ESRG on Wednesday, 25th November 2020 at 12pm.

For more information see: Online launch of the Climate Transparency Report 2020

Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 15:45
Post-doc position for an Energy Systems Modeller at the Energy Systems Group

The Energy Systems Research Group are offering an opportunity for a postdoctoral research fellow with prior experience in TIMES modelling of national energy systems to join the team for its forthcoming exploration of pathways towards net-zero emissions in the South African context. Timelines are fairly short and applications are invited ideally by 16 October 2020. For details see the advertisement.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 08:15