CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY STUDIES

COMPLETED RESEARCH

Research into various renewable energy sources is done by different academic departments and research groups.
The completed research is listed below:

NO.STUDENTDEGREEDEPARTMENTSUPERVISORCOMPLETED RESEARCH TOPIC

HYDRO POWER

1. ACJ LombardMScEngElectrical & Electronic EngineeringMJ KamperDesign And Implementation Of A Low Cost Grid-Connected 10 Kw Hydro Power System
2. BH TeutebergMEng Mechincal EngineeringW van NiekerkDesign of a Pump Microhydro System Pump-As-Turbinefor an Abalone Farm

OTHER

1. MB MokhesengMPhil SDPMSOPMP StellenboschM Swilling AC BrentSolar roof tiles: Towards a macro-economic model
2. G Smit MPhil SDPMSOPMP StellenboschM SwillingSustainable energy solutions for the residences of Stellenbosch University
3. I BotmanMFor ForestryB du ToitProduction potential of Eucalypt woodlots for bioenergy in the Winelands region of the Western Cape
4. P MalatjiMPhil SDPMForestryM MeinckenProcessing of wood and agricultural biomass for gasification
5. R SolomonMScEng Electrical Eng, UCTP PilayAn automotive interior lighting application using white ligth-emitting diodes Appendix B1 Luxeon K2 Appendix B2 Golden Dragon ZW W5SG Appendix B3 Prolight Appendix C Illuminance Photometer Appendix D Linear Regulator Appendix E Heatsink
6. Rudolph du ToitMPhil SDPMSOPMP, StellenboschA MullerDeveloping a Scorecard for Sustainable Transport: A Cape Town Application
7. Georgina SmitMPhil SDPMSOPMP, StellenboschM SwillingSustainable energy solutions for the residences of Stellenbosch University
8. M MoodyMPhilSchool of Public Leadership, StellenboschM SwillingThe case for transition to a sustainable transport system in Stellenbosch
9. G CopezMScElectrical Engineering, University of Cape TownProf SP ChowdhuryOptimal Sizing of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Rural Electrification
10. C VossbergMPhilERC, University of Cape TownDr Brett CohenA Life Cycle Based Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Assessment of C&D Waste and Container Glass Recycling in the City of Cape Town
11. C BerghMScERC, University of Cape TownDr Brett CohenEnergy Efficiency in the South African Crude Oil Refining Industry: Drivers, Barriers and Opportunities
12. S Pahwa GajjarPhDStellenbosch UniversitySPL, Prof M SwillingBuilding Corporate Resilience: based on a case study of Spier Holding's search for a lower carbon future
13. Jeremy WakefordPhDStellenbosch UniversitySPL, Prof M SwillingSocioeconomic implications of global oil depletion for South Africa: vulnerabilities, impacts and transition to sustainability
14. MM NeethlingMEngMechanical Engineering, Stellenbosch UniversityProf W van NiekerkEnergy flow analysis of an academic building
15. L du ToitPhDDepartment of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cape TownProf J GlazewskiPromoting renewable energy in South Africa through the inclusion of market-based instruments in South Africa's legal and policy framework with particular reference to the feed-in tariff
16. M TshahlaMPhilStellenbosch UniversityAC BrentBarriers to, and policy opportunities for, the growth of renewable energy technologies in South Africa : rethinking the role of municipalities
17. RL KimeMEng (Research)Stellenbosch UniversityGR BassonA two-dimensional numerical model for the investigation of the effects of dams on the Zambezi River Delta