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Journal of Energy in Southern Africa (1021-447X)
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The impact of petrol price movements on South African inflation 1099 146 0 1 1246
Energy supply in Malawi: Options and issues 1053 83 0 4 1140
The role of energy in development 847 26 0 2 875
The impact of a fuel levy on economic growth in South Africa 569 60 0 7 636
Small hydropower in southern Africa - an overview of five countries in the region 474 67 0 22 563
Comparative bioelectricity generation from waste citrus fruit using a galvanic cell, fuel cell and microbial fuel cell 283 114 0 2 399
Wind energy in South Africa: A review of policies, institutions and programmes 327 36 0 1 364
Options for the supply of electricity to rural homes in South Africa 325 24 0 2 351
Emissions analysis from combustion of eco-fuel briquettes for domestic applications 173 159 0 1 333
The South African informal sector's socio-economic exclusion from basic service provisions: A critique of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality's approach to the informal sector 299 25 0 0 324
A literature review on the potential of renewable electricity sources for mining operations in South Africa 214 98 0 2 314
Road transport vehicles in South Africa towards 2050: Factors influencing technology choice and implications for fuel supply 187 93 0 0 280
A cost-benefit analysis of implementing a 54 MW solar PV plant for a South African platinum mining company: A case study 256 21 0 2 279
Sizing, design, and installation of an isolated wind-photovoltaic hybrid power system with battery storage for laboratory general illumination in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey 155 112 0 2 269
Positioning South Africa's energy supply mix internationally: Comparative and policy review analysis 241 27 0 0 268
A possible design and justification for a biogas plant at Nyazura Adventist High School, Rusape, Zimbabwe 164 88 0 6 258
The South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme: A review and lessons learned 170 30 0 41 241
An analysis of a thermal power plant working on a Rankine cycle: A theoretical investigation 94 134 0 8 236
Carbon footprint of the University of Cape Town 154 74 0 1 229
Lesotho electricity demand profile from 2010 to 2030 165 61 0 1 227
A review on protective relays' developments and trends 179 40 0 6 225
Economic growth and electricity consumption: Auto regressive distributed lag analysis 180 22 0 5 207
Design of a low voltage DC microgrid system for rural electrification in South Africa 173 31 0 1 205
Introduction of household biogas digesters in rural farming households of the Maluti-a-Phofung municipality, South Africa 177 28 0 0 205
A life cycle assessment of e-books and printed books in South Africa 139 61 0 1 201
Offshore wind energy - South Africa's untapped resource 178 20 0 1 199
Energy models: Methods and characteristics 141 51 0 1 193
Ranking South African provinces on the basis of MERRA 2D surface incident shortwave flux 181 8 0 2 191
What is the carbon emission factor for the South African electricity grid? 116 63 0 2 181
Russian energy projects in South Africa 156 18 0 0 174
The effect of an angle on the impact and flow quantity on output power of an impulse water wheel model 150 19 0 2 171
A perspective on South African coal fired power station emissions 110 26 0 32 168
Design of a prototype generator based on piezoelectric power generation for vibration energy harvesting 146 18 0 3 167
Design analysis methods for Stirling engines 29 136 0 1 166
Scoping exercise to determine load profile archetype reference shapes for solar co-generation models in isolated off-grid rural African villages 127 31 0 2 160
Community acceptance challenges of renewable energy transition: A tale of two solar parks in Limpopo, South Africa 126 20 0 14 160
Potential for domestic biogas as household energy supply in South Africa 134 19 0 2 155
The Manica Charcoal Stove Project 92 54 0 2 148
The external costs of coal mining: The case of collieries supplying Kusile power station 44 97 0 4 145
Long-term temperature measurement: Biogas digesters fermenting slurry 130 9 0 6 145
Determinants of energy poverty in South Africa 97 33 0 12 142
Renewable energy, poverty alleviation and developing nations: Evidence from Senegal 83 55 0 2 140
Renewable energy choices and their water requirements in South Africa 123 16 0 1 140
The effect of different working fluids and internal geometries on the efficiency of evacuated tube heat pipe solar collectors 132 8 0 0 140
Application of multiple regression analysis to forecasting South Africa's electricity demand 62 74 0 1 137
Production of biodiesel from chicken wastes by various alcohol-catalyst combinations 92 42 0 2 136
The impacts of climate change on food security and health in Southern Africa 45 87 0 2 134
General aspects of carbon dioxide as a refrigerant 116 17 0 1 134
South African shale gas economics: Analysis of the breakeven shale gas price required to develop the industry 113 17 0 3 133
South Africa's integrated energy planning framework, 2015-2050 122 9 0 0 131
The impact of electricity crises on the consumption behaviour of small and medium enterprises 37 90 0 3 130
The adoption of energy efficiency and a policy framework for Zimbabwe 117 9 0 2 128
Regression-SARIMA modelling of daily peak electricity demand in South Africa 85 37 0 1 123
Design of an electrostatic precipitator for a novel bituminous coal-fired circulating fluidised bed combustion power plant in Namibia 45 76 0 1 122
The effect of cetane number and oxygen content in the performance and emissions characteristics of a diesel engine using biodiesel blends 101 13 0 5 119
Household energy, indoor air pollution and child respiratory health in South Africa 95 21 0 2 118
The significance of relevance trees in the identification of artificial neural networks input vectors 100 11 0 7 118
Analysis of the economic implications of a carbon tax 88 28 0 1 117
Estimating wind power generation capacity in Zimbabwe using vertical wind profile extrapolation techniques: A case study 95 14 0 8 117
Experimental investigation of biogas production from feedlot cattle manure 52 63 0 1 116
Economic and environmental analysis of solar water heater utilisation in Gauteng Province, South Africa 20 93 0 1 114
A review of private investment in Tanzania's power generation sector 48 61 0 1 110
Wind capacity factor calculator 103 7 0 0 110
Solid fuel use in electrified low-income residential areas in South Africa: The case of KwaDela, Mpumalanga 96 11 0 3 110
Determining the causes of electricity losses and the role of management in curbing them: A case study of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa 98 5 0 3 106
Driving forces for fuelwood use in households in the Thulamela municipality, South Africa 88 13 0 3 104
Power system inertia in an inverter-dominated network 86 17 0 0 103
A specification of a flywheel battery for a rural South African village 37 64 0 1 102
A review of electrical energy management techniques: Supply and consumer side (industries) 41 56 0 4 101
Efficiency and costs of different concentrated solar power plant configurations for sites in Gauteng and the Northern Cape, South Africa 81 19 0 1 101
Potential and future of concentrating solar power in Namibia 85 13 0 2 100
Exergy analysis of a flat plate solar collector 64 34 0 2 100
Practical considerations for low pressure solar water heaters in South Africa 93 5 0 1 99
Energy improvement in induction furnace using foaming slag with variation of carbon injection 61 36 0 2 99
South African renewable energy investment barriers: An investor perspective 87 10 0 1 98
Using liquefied petroleum gas to reduce the operating cost of the Ankerlig peaking power plant in South Africa 81 13 0 4 98
Experiences with improved cookstoves in Southern Africa 91 6 0 0 97
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Holistic analysis of the effect on electricity cost in South Africa's platinum mines when varying shift schedules according to time-of-use tariffs 82 9 0 5 96
SASRAD: An hourly-timestep solar radiation database for South Africa 70 24 0 1 95
Optimal slope angle selection of an evacuated tube collector for domestic solar water heating 86 4 0 4 94
An empirical analysis of volatility in South African oil prices 84 8 0 0 92
Modelling household electricity consumption in eThekwini municipality 80 9 0 1 90
Predicting clear-sky global horizontal irradiance at eight locations in South Africa using four models 80 9 0 1 90
A car air-conditioning system based on an absorption refrigeration cycle using energy from exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine 27 60 0 2 89
Reducing energy poverty through carbon tax revenues in South Africa 71 14 0 3 88
Forecasting medium-term electricity demand in a South African electric power supply system 69 16 0 3 88
Energy security and liquid fuels in South Africa 19 65 0 1 85
The determination of short circuits and grounding faults in electric power systems using time-frequency analysis 81 3 0 1 85
Factors influencing the use of firewood post-electrification in rural South Africa: The case of Ga-Malahlela village 83 2 0 0 85
Energy management of commercial buildings - A case study from a POET perspective of energy efficiency 42 40 0 1 83
The vulnerability of the South African electricity transmission network infrastructure to weather and climate: A review 67 13 0 2 82
Cost-benefit analysis of wind power integration in distribution networks 68 8 0 6 82
An overview of refrigeration and its impact on the development in the Democratic Republic of Congo 42 38 0 1 81
Towards sustainable energy system options for improving energy access in Southern Africa 68 13 0 0 81
Hot water usage profiling to improve geyser efficiency 17 62 0 1 80
Are solar tracking technologies feasible for domestic applications in rural tropical Africa? 60 19 0 1 80
Sustainable cooling alternatives for buildings 20 56 0 3 79
Measurement and verification of load shifting interventions for a fridge plant system in South Africa 66 11 0 2 79
Details of authors 54 25 0 0 79
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