23 September 2011

SOLAR COOLING: TECHNOLOGIES AND MARKETS – STATUS REPORT BASED ON IEA SHC TASK 38 “SOLAR AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION”


This paper gives an overview about the up to date situation of solar thermal
cooling, the most spread technologies and statistics about installed systems. It reports about best case examples and what energy savings can be achieved by using solar cooling
technology. It summarizes the results from Task 38 “Solar Air-conditioning and Refrigeration”, an international collaboration project carried out in the Solar Heating & Cooling Programme
of the International Energy Agency IEA.