Dr. Moeketsi Mpholo


He is the leader of the Energy Research Centre at NUL. He has published widely on Solar and Wind Energy matters. He continuously works with a number of companies and development partners on renewable energy projects. Moreover, he collaborates on research projects and teaching programs with a number of regional universities and three American universities. His current teaching load and passion address soft skills for scientists, such as, critical thinking, written & oral communication, and entrepreneurship in order to contribute to a decent standard of living for all.

Moeketsi's Google Scholar Citation Profile


Wind Energy Technical
Other than the negative climate change effects that the production of electricity from fossil fuels contribute, Lesotho has no known fossil fuels. This implies that energy production has to be carried out by other means. A number of pre-feasibilit ...
Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 16, 2020 | 3 months ago
Energy Economics and Project Finance Socio-economic
In order to implement scientific technical energy projects, mastery of the technical subject matter is not enough. Project developers need knowledge and skills of economics and finance of the planned projects regardless of the project size especi ...
Feb 1, 2021 - Feb 5, 2021 | 1 week from now
Energy Entrepreneurship Socio-economic
Clean energy is currently being pursued for almost everything, from generating electricity to heating water. This has created new and massive business opportunities for energy entrepreneurs. Setting up and managing a sustainable energy business c ...
Apr 19, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021 | 2 months from now


Title Authors Journal
Renewable Energy 46 (2012) 210e217
Energy 32 (2007) 213-220
Renewable Energy 81 (2015) 845e852
Energy Conversion and Management 53 (2012) 118-127
Int. J. Climatol.37: 2850-2862 (2017)
Energy Policy, Vol 140


Title Authors conference
Moeketsi Mpholo , Teboho Nchaba , Lebohang Mohasoa,Molebatsi Monese 15th SAUSSC Women in Development: Gender and Development in Southern Africa, pp. 140-147 (1992)
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Ts'ita Molapo , M. Senatla International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC 2016), Gaborone, Botswana, 26 – 28 October 2016
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Ts'ita Molapo , International Renewable Energy Symposium (IRES 2015), Windhoek, Namibia, 29 – 30 October 2015
Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Ts'ita Molapo , Retselisitsoe Thamae , Martin Meyer-Renschhausen , Mr. L. Mokhuts'oane Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium 2018 (RERIS 2018) 23–26 January 2018
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Energizing Futures – Sustainable Development and Energy in Transition