Staff Profiles

Prof. Edwin Matlotse

Prof. Edwin Matlotse was born in Taung, South Africa in 1969. He received BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Botswana (UB), Botswana, in 1995 and an MSc in Electrical Power at the Bath University, U.K., in 2001. Also, he earned a PhD degree at the Bath University, Bath City, U.K., in 2011. His PhD degree topic was “Long-Run Incremental Cost Pricing for Improving Voltage Profiles of Distribution Networks in a Deregulated Environment”.

Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the University of Botswana in the department of Electrical Engineering. Also, he is Head of Department in the same department. His major research interests are in the areas of renewable energy, power system voltage study, analysis and economics.

Teaching area is mainly in Power Systems and the following courses have been taught in the past:

  1. High Voltage Transmission
  2. Computer Programming
  3. Electrical Machines II
  4. Power Generation and Distribution
  5. Power System Analysis
  6. Power Electronics
  7. Electrical Machines I
  8. Electrical Principles 
  9. AC Circuit Principles
  10. Electrical Power Transmission
  11. Power Transmission and Distribution
  12. Electrical Power Transmission
  13. Power System Protection

1. Renewable Energy

2.  Power System Voltage Study

3. Power System Analysis

4. Power System Economics

5. Electrical Machines

6. Smart Grids

7. Electrical Energy Management (Supply and Demand Side)

Renewable Energy 

Smart Grids

Power Systems Economics

Network Pricing

Optimal Power System Operation



  1. Matlotse E. and Rakgati E.T., “Comprehensive Long-Run Incremental Cost (LRIC) – Voltage Network Pricing Approach to Support Network Voltages Given Contingencies”, International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER), Vol. 2, Nov-Dec 2012, pg 4577 – 4586.
  2. Matlotse E. and Rakgati E.T., “Network Charges to Reflect the Cost to Support Busbar Voltages Under N-1 Contingencies“, International Journal on Engineering Applications (IREA), Vol. 1, Jan 2013, pg 57 -67.
  3. Matlotse E., Maje D. E. and Molefhi B.C.O., “Towards the Privatization and Deregulation of Botswana Electrical Power Industry: Long-Run Incremental Cost (LRIC) Pricing for Charging for the Use of Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) Network Considering MW and MVAr Nodal Perturbations”, Botswana Institute of Engineers (BIE) Journal – Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences (JEAS), Vol. 5, pp. 37-41, Dec. 2014.

In pursuit of academic excellence