University of the Witwatersrand David Webster Residences

The David Webster dormatories is an existing student residences building, owned by the University of the Witwatersrand. Dr David Webster was an academic and anti-apartheid activist and worked as a senior lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 1992 the University of the Witwatersrand named a new Hall of Residence which is now home to 336 Wits University Students to Dr Webster’s honour.

In one year, this installation gives a solar yield of 84.97 MWh and is responsible for the avoidance of 29386.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Country
South Africa
Nearest place
Johannesburg
Installation
November, 2017
Primary service
Hot Water
System count
1

General info

Circulation
Pumped
Heat exchange
Indirect

Collectors

Collecor type
Flat plate
Collector area
119.00 m2
Collector power
83.30 kWth
Collector tilt
30°
Supplier
Jiangsu Sunrain Solar Energy Co.Ltd, China / SA re-branded to Genergy

Storage

Capacity
10000
Backup
Gas
Supplier
University of the Witwatersrand David Webster Residences