We're very pleased to bring you the 8th SOLTRAIN III newsletter and first of 2018. It was produced by Stellenbosch University's Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) and covers the topics which you can see listed below.
Thank you to all who contributed to this edition, and for your dedication in promoting solar thermal technology in the SOLTRAIN partner countries and abroad.
Botswana: Clean Energy Research Centre hosts successful SOLTRAIN conference Dr. Edwin Matlotse
South Africa: SOLTRAIN promoted at Stellenbosch University Open Day
Namibia: Research underway comparing solar thermal vs. solar PV for water heating Helvi Ileka and Rudi Moschik
Lesotho: BBCDC’s ‘Green Lantern’ - Marketing for hearts and minds Ivan Yaholnitsky
Lesotho: SOLTRAIN-funded project takes the prize in Kazakhstan
Botswana: SOLTRAIN’s first demonstration system in Botswana has been completed Andrew Obok Opok
Lesotho: SOLTRAIN ended 2017 on a high note Puleng Mosothoane
South Africa: How do we implement Solar Thermal Technologies in a Techo-Economically feasible way in South Africa? Dr Karen Surridge
SOLTRAIN’s cumulative carbon & cost-savings impact quantified Werner Weiss and Monika Spörk-Dür