Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering
Welkom by Universiteit Stellenbosch

H2020 Project MinWater CSP

Erection of the Full Scale test facility finally got off to a start on Monday, 19 March 2018.  With mechanical and electrical installations to follow soon after, commissioning of the test facility is aimed to be finalized by the end of May 2018.  The facility opens up new horizons for testing, verifying and demonstrating cooling system axial flow fans and the novel delugeable heat exchanger in full-scale.  It is a one-of-its-kind in the world and could contribute to technologies that would significantly decrease water and energy consumption in cooling systems, while maintaining or possibly even improving net-power output to the client, especially in drought-stricken regions where CSP plants are customary.  With the hot climate prevailing, this is cool business indeed…​