Sustainability Institute, University Of Stellenbosch (SUN)
Kyle Swartz is a postgraduate student from Stellenbosch University completing his masters in Sustainable Development, Planning and Management at the Sustainability Institute. His research explores the community development aspects of the REIPPPP, specifically how IPP’s are able to address local community challenges (particularly energy challenges) in beneficiary communities. Kyle’s research documents the Home Improvement Project implemented by Umoya Energy in Hopefield. Kyle is also a part-time research assistant at the Managing Infrastructure Investment, Reform and Regulation in Africa at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town.