Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Hani Beltagy, Sofiane Mihoub, Djaffar Semmar, Noureddine Said
    Pages 35-42 Open Access
  3. Rolex Muceka, Tonny Kukeera, Yunus Alokore, Kebir Noara, Sebastian Groh
    Pages 43-58 Open Access
  4. Catherina Cader, Alin Radu, Paul Bertheau, Philipp Blechinger
    Pages 91-96 Open Access
  5. M. Mpholo, M. Meyer-Renschhausen, R. I. Thamae, T. Molapo, L. Mokhuts’oane, B. M. Taele et al.
    Pages 97-103 Open Access
  6. S. Dumfort, C. Kirchmair, K. Floerl, C. Larch, M. Rupprich
    Pages 117-125 Open Access
  7. Rafael Leal-Arcas, Feja Lesniewska, Filippos Proedrou
    Pages 139-151 Open Access

About these proceedings


This open access book presents the proceedings of the 2nd Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium (RERIS 18), held in Maseru, Lesotho in January 2018. The symposium aimed to foster research cooperation on renewable energy between Africa and Europe – in academia, as well as the private and public sectors. 

Addressing thematic areas such as

•  Grid-connected renewable energy;

•  Decentralised renewable and household energy solutions;

•  Energy socioeconomics; and

•  Promotion of energy research, innovation, education and entrepreneurship,

the book brings together contributions from academics and practitioners from the EU and Africa to enable mutual learning and knowledge transfer – a key factor in boosting sustainable development in the African renewable energy market. It also plays a significant role in promoting African renewable energy research, which helps to secure energy supply in both rural and urban areas and to increase generation capacities and energy system resilience. This book is an invaluable resource for academics and professionals across the renewable energy spectrum.


Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Cooperation and Development Education and Entrepreneurship Decentralised Grid Development Open access proceedings of RERIS

Editors and affiliations

  • Moeketsi Mpholo
    • 1
  • Dirk Steuerwald
    • 2
  • Tonny Kukeera
    • 3
  1. 1.Energy Research CentreNational University of LesothoRomaLesotho
  2. 2.Swiss Academy for DevelopmentBielSwitzerland
  3. 3.Energy Research CentreNational University of LesothoRomaLesotho

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-93437-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-93438-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2352-2534
  • Series Online ISSN 2352-2542
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