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Centre for Energy Research

"Energy Research for Africa for Tomorrow"

The Centre for Energy Research (CER) comprises energy research activities from the following Faculties at the NMMU:

Faculties at the NMMU

Energy In Context

Energy is of fundamental importance to any society. Without it, development cannot take place. Load-shedding and electricity price hikes have revealed the reality of problems associated with the situation when demand outweighs capacity.

The bulk of South Africa's energy is supplied by fossil fuels, but if we can provide energy in an environmentally friendly way, it will be better for everyone - not just South Africa, but everyone.