Home > Journals > Journal of Energy in Southern Africa

Journal of Energy in Southern Africa

Journal of Energy in Southern Africa

The current volume

The latest issue of JESA, Vol. 27 No.4, has now been made freely available electronically, at what is becoming JESA's new home: Please go there to access it, as well as all issues of Vol 27. The contents of Vol. 27. No. 4 are as follows:

  • The South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme:  A review and lessons learned
    Anton Eberhard, Raine Naude
  • Measurement and verification of irrigation pumping DSM projects: Application of novel methodology designs
    M. E. Storm, R. Gouws, L.J. Grobler
  • Assessing the effectiveness of South Africa’s emissions based purchase tax for private passenger vehicles: a consumer choice modelling approach.
    S.J. Vosper, J.-F. Mercure
  • Investigation of an octagon-shaped chimney solar power plant
    L.W. Beneke, C.J.S. Fourie, Z. Huan
  • Guideline for energy management in the South African wine industry
    Alan Brent, Cebo Silinga, Nadia Sanetra
  • Developing skills for neutronic modelling of nuclear power reactors in South Africa
    Gezekile Nyalunga, Vishana Naicker, Maria du Toit
  • Managing a transition to green energy sources: The perspectives of energy practitioners in the Southern African Development Community region
    Justice Ramagoma, Chris Adendorff
  • Assessing the costs and risks of the South African electricity portfolio: A portfolio theory approach
    Mantombi Bashe, Mercy Shuma-Iwisi, Michael Anton van Wyk

 Information for prospective authors (The Journal is in a process of review, and full details of revised editorial policies and practices will be made available.)

About JESA

The Journal, published by ERC and accredited by the South African Department of Education for university subsidy purposes, offers mostly papers covering the technical, economic, policy, environmental and social aspects of energy research and development carried out in, or relevant to, South Africa. It is abstracted and indexed in Environment Abstract, Index to South African Periodicals, and the Nexus Database System. JESA has also been selected into the Science Citation Index Expanded by Thomson Reuters, and coverage begins from Volume 19 No 1. It is also on the Scientific Electronic Library Online SA platform managed by the Academy of Science of South Africa.

As from Volume 26 Number 1, JESA is only published electronically, and available freely from the time of publication.

Editor: Mokone Roberts

Editorial board

  • Prof. Kornelis Blok, Ecofys Consultancy Group, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Anton Eberhard, UCT Graduate School of Business, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Prof. Roula Inglesi-Lotz, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof. Gilberto M. Jannuzzi, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Prof. Daniel Kammen, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Dr Jiang Ke Jun, Energy Research Institute, China
  • Mr Barry MacColl, Eskom, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof. Yacob Malugetta, University College, London,  UK
  • Dr Nthabiseng Mohlakoana, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  • Prof. Angela Cadena Monroy, Mining Planning Unit Energy, Colombia
  • Dr Velaphi Msimang, Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof. Anand Patwardhan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • Prof. Ambuj Sagar, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
  • Prof. Wikus Van Niekerk, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Prof. Francis Yamba, University of Zambia,  Lusaka, Zambia

Articles or abstracts published in Volumes 11-24 (2000-2015) are for now available here. Please note than the current volume (Vol 27, nos 1-4) is now available at, which is becoming our permanent home - to where all archives will also be moved.


 General enquiries: Contact the editor.