Eng. Tawanda Hove

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He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe. He has accumulated a total of 29 years postgraduate experience, 20 years of which in university teaching and research in the areas of renewable energy, water engineering and project management. With background training in civil engineering, he has also worked a further 8 years as civil/water/irrigation engineer for various governmental and non-governmental organisations. He has published several articles in refereed international journals of note, particularly in the area of solar energy, and has also participated in contract research and consultancy related to solar energy resource analysis and system design & performance evaluation. 

Courses

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Solar Photovoltaic Systems Technical
Students will be able to design and assess small solar PV home systems for domestic applications, off-grid systems for village-wide mini-grids and larger utility-scale systems for grid-connection. 
Aug 29, 2022 - Sep 2, 2022 | 3 months from now
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Solar Thermal Systems Technical
Students will be able to design solar thermal systems for different applications  for domestic and/or commercial solar water heating, solar cooking, process heating and solar thermal power production. 
Jan 30, 2023 - Feb 3, 2023 | 8 months from now

Journals

Title Authors Journal
Journal of Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 3, Number 1,
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-1481(99)00131-7
Journal of Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 3, Number 1
http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S1021-447X2012000500003
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.10.032
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287289190
doi: 10.5923/j.ijee.20120205.07
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-1481(99)00080-4
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.09.059
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289582581
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287289317
DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2014/v25i4a2236
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-1481(98)00782-4
DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2006/v17i3a3262

Conferences

Title Authors conference
Tawanda Hove , Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium 2018 (RERIS 2018)
Tawanda Hove , Rashayi E, Madiye L & Schwarzlmueller A Proceedings of the International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to Improve Energy Access, Bad Hersfeld, Germany, 21-23 September 2016
Tawanda Hove , Manyumbu E Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Energy Research and Development, Kuwait, November 21-23, 2005
Tawanda Hove , Tazvinga, H CSIR 3rd Biennual Conference, Science Real and Relevant, CSIR Convention Center, Pretoria, South Africa, October 2010