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Removal of Non-Technological Barriers to Solar Cooling Technologies Across Southern European Islands (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on February 19, 2010

This report from 2009 provides an overview of the SOLCO project. Supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme of the European Commission, this project tries to look into ways of removing barriers that hamper the dissemination of solar cooling plants in European Southern regions such as the Canary Islands, Crete, Cyprus and Sicily, where the high solar radiation is ideal for solar cooling implementation.

France: Support Scheme for up to 30 Solar Heating and Cooling Systems

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on February 18, 2010

 Vinery in Banyuls” One of the successful show cases of solar cooling applications in France: The vinery in Banyuls, in the south of France, where 130 m2 of vacuum tube collectors supply an absorption chiller with 52 kW cooling capacity since 1991.
Photo: Tecsol

Solar Cooling and Air-Conditioning (2007)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on February 16, 2010

This presentation was given by Hans-Martin Henning from the Fraunhofer-Institut for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg, Germany, during the Renewable Energy Week in Brussels in 2007.

Mr Hans-Martin Henning explains with these slides solar cooling and air conditioning processes and technologies, examples of solar cooling usage (factories, conferece centers, hotels and wine stores), current status and outlook as well.

 

Renewable Energies Essentials: Solar Heating and Cooling (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on February 11, 2010

This short document, produced by the International Energy Agency, provides a summary of the solar heating and cooling situation in 2009.

The document is divided in different sections: market status; economics; outlook; system related aspects; environmental impact; technology status development; which touch upon different issues ranging from the installed capacity, to solar resources of different countries, drivers and barriers for growth, etc.

 

Overall System Performance Modeling: Solar thermal Cooling/Heating of the IW (2006)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on February 8, 2010

The Advanced Building Systems Integration Consortium (ABSIC) is an industry-university partnership aimed at researching on possibilities to improve building and systems' efficiency.

This presentation goes through a specific project with a twofold objective: design a more efficient solar thermal system and improve the efficiency of existing systems, based on a given building heating and cooling demands.

Results showed that the performance of the systems can be improved up to 27% in winter (around 3MWh) and 49.2% in summer (around 7MWh).

 

Online Tool for pre-sizing Solar Heating and Cooling Installations

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on January 23, 2010

screenshot online tool SolarCombi+” Pre-sizing tool online: The international consortium of the European Project SolarCombi+ has just published an online calculation tool for solar heating and cooling projects with a cooling capacity of up to 20 kW.

Solar Combi+: Identification of Most Promising Markets and Promotion of Standardised System Configurations

Submitted by Hans Craen on January 21, 2010

This document from 2008 summarises the European funded Solar Combi+ project which aims to support the market introduction of small scale cooling systems in combination with traditional solar thermal systems for domestic hot water and space heating. The small-scale applications are targeted for use in residential, catering, small commercial and office buildings surroundings with a cooling demand of 20kW.

Solar thermal based Air-Conditioning System proves itself in India

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on January 14, 2010

 parabolic dishes for solar air-conditioning in India” Showcase: These parabolic dishes supply a solar air-conditioning plant of a hospital in Gujarat state in western India and replace 1 ton of wood consumption every day. Photo: Gadhia Solar Energy Systems

India: Australian Grant for Developing a Solar Thermal Cooling System

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on December 25, 2009

 Deepak Gupta India” The recently held workshop on solar cooling technology in India was a great success: Instead of a target audience of 30 to 40, almost 100 people joined the workshop in Delhi this October. The picture above shows Deepak Gupta, Secretary for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (right), while speaking at the inauguration session.

Solar Cooling Malaysia (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on November 27, 2009

This document was submitted by the company Solar District Cooling to the ASEAN Energy Efficiency and Conservation Sub-Sector Network for the ASEAN Energy Awards 2009. The document explains the efforts of the company in boosting solar cooling technologies in Malaysia.

The document includes an overview of the potential of Malaysia in solar energy, an explanation of solar cooling and comparison with electric cooling, especially on what regards technical and operating costs and energy consumption. A solar cooling roadmap for Malaysia is also provided.

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