MissionSeTAR Centre is engaged in the design and testing of improved combustion devices.
Partner TypeImplementer
Organization TypeResearch (Academic, Other)
Organizational ExpertiseAdoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D, Lab or Field Testing
Technologies and FuelsEthanol/Alcohol, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Coal, Kerosene, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Pellets / Briquettes
Clean Cooking ActivitiesSustainable Energy Technology And Research Centre (SeTAR Centre) focusses on the domestic energy requirements of developing countries including lighting, cooking and space heating. SeTAR is located in the Research Village in the Bunting Road Campus of the Univ of Johannesburg. It has stove prototyping, fabrication and testing capabilities and is a regional stove testing centre for the GACC. SeTAR Staff are active in the development of test protocols and compulsory national standards for domestic stoves.
Regions Operating InSub-Saharan Africa
Countries Operating InSouth Africa
AddressBunting Road Campus
University of Johannesburg
Postal Code2006
Primary Point of Contact
   First NameJames
   Last NameRobinson
   Phone 27 (0) 11 559 1901