Together as a society we face many challenges in improving our society in a sustainable way. One such challenge is linked to our ability to develop and maintain our quality of life whilst reducing our impact on the Earth. For this, renewable energy is fundamental and its demand is ever increasing.
Considering the importance of electricity availability in remote areas and the globally increasing energy demand, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa and the University of Sheffield in the UK are developing solar cell technologies known as emerging photovoltaics. Along the way, we are creating networks between the UK and Africa for the support of such research (This is actively supported by GCRF-START).Read more