Mr Tawanda Hove
Mr Tawanda Hove
BSc. (Hons.) Civil Engineering, Diploma in Project Planning & Management, MSc. (Renewable Energy)
1987 to 1990 Water Supplies Engineer – Ministry of Energy & Water Resources Development
1991 to 1991 Water Engineer - Lutheran World Federation
1992 to 1993 Civil Engineer – Agricultural & Rural Development Authority (ARDA)
1994 to 1994 Self-employed
1995 to 1998 Assistant Lecturer – Rural & Urban Planning – UZ
1999 to 2000 Lecturer – Development Technology Centre (DTC) – UZ
1999 to 2006 Lecturer – Department of Mechanical Engineering – UZ
2007 to 2012 Senior Lecturer– Department of Mechanical Engineering – UZ
2013 to present Senior Lecturer/A/Chairman- Department of Mechanical Engineering – UZ.
BSc., Dip. PPM, MSc., RE
Refereed Journal & Conferences:
- Hove. T & Manyumbu. E, Estimates of the Linke turbidity factor over Zimbabwe using ground-measured clear-sky global solar radiation and sunshine records based on a modified ESRA clear-sky model approach, Renewable Energy, Vol. 52: 190-197, 2013.
- Hove. T, Madiye. L and Musademba. D, Appraisal of methods for calculating the parameters of the Weibull distribution from wind data : a case of Zimbabwe locations, accepted for presentation at 5th International Conference on Applied Energy, Pretoria, 1-4 July 2013.
- Hove T & Tazvinga H, A techno-economic model for optimising component sizing and energy dispatch strategy for PV-diesel-battery hybrid power systems, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, Vol. 23 (4) Novermber 2012; 18-28.
- Musademba. D, Kanyepe. M, Madiye. L, Hove. T, Effect of Load Shedding in Chinhoyi Residential Areas, Zimbabwe, Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 5: 232-241, 2012.
- Tazvinga, H & Hove. T, Photovoltaic/Diesel/Battery Power Supply System, VDM Publishing, 2010; 92 pages.
- Tazvinga, H & Hove. T, Technical model for optimizing PV/Diesel/Battery hybrid power systems, CSIR 3rd Biennual Conference, Science Real and Relevant, CSIR Convention Center, Pretoria, South Africa, October 2010, pp 10.
- Hove T, Chipfunhu D, Estimating collectable solar energy by partially shaded collectors using custom-designed charts and tables: Demonstration for typical Zimbabwe locations, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa; Volume 17, No. 3, August 2006.
- Hove T, Manyumbu E, 2005, Analysis and optimisation of a solar powered forced-convection crop dryer, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Energy Research and Development, Kuwait, November 21-23, 2005.
- Hove. T, 2004, Economically Optimal Deployment of Collector Rows in a Multi-row Solar Energy Array, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, Volume 15, No. 3, 92-97.
- Hove. T, 2004, Methods for Calculating the Effect on Radiation Income of Inter-row Shading in Solar Energy Collector Arrays, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, Volume 15, No. 3, 50-57.
- Hove. T, Mhazo. N, 2003, Optimal sizing and Economic Analysis of Low-cost Domestic Solar Water Heaters for Zimbabwe. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, Volume 14, No. 4, 141-148.
- Hove T, 2000, A method for predicting long-term average performance of photovoltaic systems. Renewable Energy, Volume 21, No. 2, 207-229;
- Hove T, 2000, Energy delivery of solar thermal collectors in Zimbabwe, Renewable Energy, Volume 19, No. 4, 495-511;
- Hove T, Goettsche J, 1999, Mapping Global, Diffuse and Beam Solar Radiation over Zimbabwe, Renewable Energy, Volume 18, No. 4, 535-556.m