University of Pretoria

Owner of the building is the University of Pretoria. The University of Pretoria celebrated its centenary in 2008 and is a leading tertiary education institution in Africa. Detailed information is available under http://web.up.ac.za The University of Pretoria is also leading in terms of solar water heating installations and has a total of more than 4700 m2 solar collector area in planning, construction or working. The National Hub for Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management Centre of New Energy Systems (based at the University of Pretoria, Engineering Department) is responsible for the training of students in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energies.

In one year, this installation gives a solar yield of 4.00 MWh and is responsible for the avoidance of 1382.90 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Country
South Africa
Nearest place
Pretoria
Installation
May, 2013
Primary service
Hot Water
System count
1

General info

Circulation
Pumped
Heat exchange
Indirect

Collectors

Collecor type
Flat plate
Collector area
8.40 m2
Collector power
5.88 kWth
Collector tilt
35°
Supplier
Solarfocus

Storage

Capacity
500 litres
Backup
Heat pump
Supplier
Solarfocus