Energy Research Centre (ERC) is a multi-disciplinary energy research
housed in the
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the
University of Cape Town.
The Centre conducts high quality, targeted and relevant research as well
postgraduate opportunities at the Masters and PhD levels.
19 IN WARSAW
You know you’re in trouble when –
the Warsaw international mechanism on “loss and
damage” is as good as it gets...
(read more on reflections on COP 19 in Warsaw
TAX STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION
Presentations made at the discussion and
feedback session on the proposed carbon tax,
held on 1 November 2013 at the University of Cape Town
Papers and ERC research reports recently made
available for download
Rennkamp, B & Boyd, A. 2013.
Technological capability and transfer for achieving South Africa's
development goals. Climate Policy, DOI:
Dane, A. 2013.
The potential of electric vehicles to contribute to South Africa’s
greenhouse gas emissions targets and other developmental objectives:
How appropriate is the investment in electric vehicles as a NAMA?
Rennkamp, B. 2013.
Sustainable development planning in South Africa: a case of
Rennkamp, B & Westin, F. 2013. Feito
no Brasil? Made in South Africa? Boosting technological development
through local content requirements in the wind energy industry.
Wlokas, HL & Ellis, C. 2013.
Local employment through the low-pressure solar water heater
roll-out in South Africa
Energy Research Centre. 2013.
Comments on the
Carbon Tax Policy Paper issued by National
Treasury in May 2013.[updated version: September 2013]
L, Merven, B and Senatla, M. 2013.
Investigating the current and future role of paraffin in South
Africa.Report for the Paraffin Safety Association of South
Tait, L, Wlokas, HL and Garside, B.
2013. Making communities count: Maximising local benefit potential
in South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer
Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP). International Institute for
Environment and Development, London. [Download
from IIED website]
Addressing the challenges in fulfilling the
requirements in the RE IPPPP
report back on the consultative workshop held in
South African TIMES
SATIM Methodology appendices version 3.2 (Excel file)
for previous versions and Methodology files)