Research

Green Energy for Africa Research (GEAR)

The Green Energy for Africa Research (GEAR) is a technology centre dedicated to renewable energy technologies.  GEAR has as its vision to change the African energy landscape by turning waste and other under-utilised resources into fuel, electricity and jobs.  This will be achieved through continued internationally recognised ground-breaking research, training of skilled African engineers and scientists and the creation of strategic partnerships.

The leader of the GEAR flagship team is Prof Diane Hildebrandt, an internationally recognised researcher in materials and process synthesis.

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