Dr. Molefe Makhele


He is the member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and has joined the Energy Research Centre at NUL. He holds a PhD in electrical/electronic engineering from the university of Leeds and teaches electrical/electronic engineering courses in the Department of Physics and Electronics at NUL.  His research interests include: assessment of conventional and pumped storage hydropower’s benefits to transmission systems, renewable energy integration strategies (using hydro), simulation and optimization models for operational improvements.


Hydropower Technical
Students will be able to assess the hydrological resources, design hydropower systems and analyse their associated socio-economic and environmental impacts.
Oct 30, 2023 - Nov 3, 2023 | 1 month from now
Renewable Energy Grid Integration Technical
The student will be able to model, simulate and optimize the integration of  intermittent renewable energy generators and assess their impact on the electrical grid.  
Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024 | 5 months from now