Prof. Molibeli Taele


He is an associate Professor of Applied Physics at the National University of Lesotho. His research expertise includes semiconductor materials, photovoltaics and sustainable energy development. He has published more than 20 articles on semiconductor materials, sustainable energy development, including contribution to the mitigation component of the Lesotho Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the 2015 Agreement under the UNFCCC and lead coordinating author of the Lesotho Second National Communications (SNC) to the UNFCCC published in 2013.  He is a board member of the Lesotho Electricity Company and Chairperson of Engineering, Enterprise and Environment Board Committee. He is a National Project Counterpart of International Atomic Energy Agency on African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research.

Prof. Taele's Google Scholar Citations Profile


Introduction to Renewable Energy Technical
Owing to the growing imbalance between demand and supply of electricity in the region, coupled with challenges of climate change, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and other regional policies and frameworks promote the use of renewable energy ...
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 | 10 months ago
Solar Photovoltaic Systems Technical
Faced with ever-increasing energy demand, the earth's sources of non-renewable energy are not expected to last long. Among the many contenders vying to replace fossil fuels, photovoltaics (PV) offers many advantages, including needing little main ...
Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019 | 9 months ago
Solar Thermal Systems Technical
Rational and economic use of energy, with the least damage to the environment, is vital for the future of our planet. Achieving energy efficiency and reducing environmental pollution are increasingly important aspects of professional engineering. ...
Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 10, 2020 | 5 months ago
Energy Policy and Regulation Technical
Successful design of energy policy and provision of energy regulatory systems are fundamental factors that drive energy markets. This course introduces the global perspective of the design, implementation and assessment of energy policy, with sub ...
Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 31, 2020 | 5 months ago


Title Authors Journal
AIP Conference Proceedings 1734, 020016 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4949040
Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, 2016, 7, 293-301
British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 8(2): 148-161, 2015, Article no.BJAST.2015.193
Renewable Energy 32 (2007) 609-622
Renewable Energy 44 (2012) 448e452
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Modern Environmental Science and Engineering, vol. 3(1), pp. 61 - 66, 201


Title Authors conference
Leboli Zak Thamae , Molibeli Taele , A. Tsiu International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to improve energy access, Bad Hersfeld, Germany, 21 – 23 September 2016
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