Cheaper renewable energy is beginning to change South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, and the prognosis for South Africa’s 2030 climate mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement is that these emissions can be reduced significantly.
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
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.