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PHOTOVOLTAICS RESEARCH

ORFThe Photovoltaics research activities in the Department of Physics form part of the Centre for Energy Research (CER) at the Nelson Mandela University.  Our photovoltaic (PV) research activities cover a wide range of topics, including PV materials and defect studies, solar cell and PV module characterization and systems evaluation.

Our research team has interaction with local and international PV companies and research institutes.  We also have a project that is part of the NMMU Telkom Centre of Excellence (CoE), supported by Telkom, TFMC and THRIP.