SOLTRAIN
SOLTRAIN:
The Solar Thermal Training & Demonstration Initiative

SOLTRAIN Demonstration Systems

  • bbcdc1

    BBCDC Training System 1

    Mt. Moorosi, Lesotho

    Installed
    January, 2014
    Application
    Training
    Storage capacity
    500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    7.05 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    4.9 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • bbcdc2

    BBCDC Training System 2

    Mt. Moorosi, Lesotho

    Installed
    January, 2014
    Application
    Training
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    200 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Evacuated Tube
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    3.7 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    2.5 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Bergridge Park

    Edison Drive and Firgrove Way, Meadowridge Cape Town, South Africa

    Application
    Domestic
    Storage capacity
    2700 litres
    Number of systems
    9
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    33.66 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    30°
    Collector power
    23.67 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Cape Brewing Company

    Spice Route Farm, Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Suider-Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

    Installed
    November, 2015
    Storage capacity
    10000 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Collector area
    120 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    15°
    Collector power
    84 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Chalmar Beef

    South Africa

    Installed
    December, 2015
    Application
    Ablution
    Storage capacity
    10000 litres
    Number of systems
    2
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Collector area
    111.6 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    22°
    Collector power
    78 kWth
  • Churchill Boys High School

    1 Worcester Road, Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Installed
    October, 2015
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    4500 litres
    Number of systems
    3
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Direct
    Collector area
    64 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    18°
    Collector power
    44.8 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Eenhana Vocational Training Centre

    Eenhana, Namibia

    Application
    Domestic
    Storage capacity
    500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector area
    6.69 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    15°
    Collector power
    4.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre

    4 Dovedale Road, Mount Hampden, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Installed
    November, 2013
    Application
    Hospitality
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Direct
    Collector area
    8 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    15°
    Collector power
    5.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Foghound Interactive Coffee Company

    24 Richards Drive, Halfway House, Midrand, South Africa

    Installed
    July, 2014
    Application
    Hospitality
    Storage capacity
    400 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Evacuated Tube
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    4.34 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    26°
    Collector power
    3.04 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Grün: Bed & Breakfast, Training Centre & Office

    R511 ext, 26 Welgegund, 491 JQ, Hartbeespoort, South Africa

    Installed
    June, 2014
    Storage capacity
    3500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Evacuated Tube
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    41 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    75°
    Collector power
    28.76 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Huis Horison

    1 Patrys Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Installed
    January, 2013
    Application
    Domestic
    Backup
    Heat Pump
    Storage capacity
    1000 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Collector area
    18.4 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    30°
    Collector power
    12.88 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Joe's Beerhouse Kitchen

    Nelson Mandela Ave, Klein Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia

    Application
    Hospitality
    Storage capacity
    2538 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    60 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    42 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Louis Jackman Guesthouse

    R511 ext, Portion 134, Farm Rietfontein, 485 JQ, Hartbeespoort, South Africa

    Installed
    November, 2014
    Application
    Domestic
    Backup
    Heat Pump
    Storage capacity
    1500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    20 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    14 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Mary Ward House Girls’ Hostel

    Chishawasha, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Installed
    January, 2014
    Application
    Domestic
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    2500 litres
    Number of systems
    3
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Direct
    Collector area
    34.5 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    15/35°
    Collector power
    24.1 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Midrand Graduate Institute

    Alsatian Road, Glen Austin, Midrand, South Africa

    Installed
    January, 2015
    Application
    Ablution
    Backup
    Heat Pump
    Storage capacity
    30000 litres
    Number of systems
    2
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    250 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35/40°
    Collector power
    175 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • trailer1

    Mobile System 1

    , South Africa

    Application
    Training
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    300 litres
    Collector area
    4.7 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    25°
    Collector power
    3.3 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • trailer2

    Mobile System 2

    , South Africa

    Application
    Training
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    120 litres
    Collector area
    2.34 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    45°
    Collector power
    1.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Monte Vista Housing Units

    R511 ext, Monte Vista Development, Hartbeespoort, South Africa

    Installed
    November, 2014
    Storage capacity
    2400 litres
    Number of systems
    3
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    24 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    12°
    Collector power
    16.8 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Mzuri Sana Farm

    Tarisa Road, Ruwa, Zimbabwe

    Installed
    January, 2014
    Application
    Ablution
    Storage capacity
    2000 litres
    Number of systems
    2
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Direct
    Collector area
    32.2 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    15°
    Collector power
    22.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • National Housing Enterprise

    Gen. Murtala Muhammed Ave. Eros, Otjomuise Area, Windhoek, Namibia

    Installed
    December, 2015
    Application
    Domestic
    Storage capacity
    160 litres
    Number of systems
    62
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Heat exchanger
    Indirect
    Collector area
    2.1 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    30°
    Collector power
    1.47 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • National Youth Service

    Rietfontein, Namibia

    Installed
    May, 2014
    Application
    Training
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    300 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector area
    4 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    30°
    Collector power
    2.8 kWth
    Circulation
    Thermosyphon
  • Nazareth Health Centre

    Ha Ramabanta, Maseru, Lesotho

    Installed
    August, 2015
    Application
    Domestic
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    300 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Collector area
    5.55 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    3.9 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Ndlavela Hospital

    Rua da Saude 141, Bairro de Ndlavela- Machava, Municipio da Matola, Mozambique

    Installed
    December, 2011
    Application
    Domestic
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    1000 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector type
    Flat Plate
    Collector area
    20.7 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    40°
    Collector power
    14.5 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Okakarara Vocational Training Centre

    Okakarara, Namibia

    Application
    Domestic
    Storage capacity
    500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector area
    6.69 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    16°
    Collector power
    4.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped
  • Polytechnic Hotel School

    Beethoven Street, Windhoek West, Namibia

    Installed
    November, 2014
    Application
    Training
    Backup
    None
    Storage capacity
    500 litres
    Number of systems
    1
    Collector area
    8 ㎡
    Tilt angle
    35°
    Collector power
    5.6 kWth
    Circulation
    Pumped