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Centre for Energy Research

This series of public lectures and discussions serves as a platform to inform the community on energy issues and to afford attendees the opportunity to interact with experts in various energy fields.

Details of the next event will on be posted on this page - please check regularly.  If you would like to be included in our distribution list, please contact Ms Jualine Ferreira by e-mail (see staff list).

Past Discussion Forum speakers:

  • Mr Jon Adams, The Power Company: "Does renewable energy have a place in the South African sun?" (15 March 2011) 
  • Prof Joachim Peinke, University of Oldenburg and Director of ForWind, Germany:  "Current developments in wind energy" (11 March 2010)
  • Peter Neilson, Director: Projects, NMBM Energy and Electricity Directorate: "NMBM energy challenges and the response of the metro to these challenges"  (26 February 2010). 
  • Dr Wolsey Barnard, Enbar Consulting: "Energy policy and challenges in South Africa"  (26 May 2010).