Ashlin completed a BSc(Hons) Environmental Science degree in 2018 at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His thesis investigated the socio-economic impacts of solar water heaters in low-income households in Cato Manor, […]


Sakhil’umuzi Ngcongwane was awarded the 2020 DBREV scholarship to further his studies in Renewable Energy. Sakhil’umuzi was accepted by Wits to study towards a Master of Management in Energy Leadership […]


Chantelle Janse van Vuuren.  Chantelle is currently an Electrical and Electronic Engineering Masters student at Stellenbosch University, with a passion for learning. Her Masters research focuses on solar PV and […]


Kyle Swartz.  Kyle was awarded the Doug Banks Renewable Energy Vision Scholarship, in 2016, towards a Masters degree at Stellenbosch University. His Masters research explores how socio-economic development funds, made […]


Kimenthrie Pillay Since completing her MPhil (title) at the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre, Kim has spent a year as intern with the City of Cape Town’s Department of […]


Sean Kirsten, the 2013 DBREV Scholar, completed his two-year Masters in Business Science (Economics) in 2014. His research topic explored energy efficiency in low cost houses in the Western Cape, using […]


Riaan Opperman, the 2012 DBREV Scholar, completed his M Tech (Eng) at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU). His project involved the development of a Hydrokinetic Coil Pump (HCP) which […]


Gabrielle (Gaby) Coppez has the distinction of being the first DBREV Scholar. Her 2011 MSc (Eng) was completed at UCT in the Department of Electrical Engineering and entitled ‘Optimal Sizing […]