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Market sectors : Solar Cooling
This report forms one of the main basic activities of the EU-funded SOLAIR project, which was implemented from 2007 until 2009 with the aims of capacity building, promoting and influencing the process of decision making for the implementation of small and medium-sized solar thermal air conditioning (SAC) systems in Europe.
This presentation was created by Eric Buchanan of the University of Minnesota. It provides a comprehensive overview of how solar thermal technology works and how it is used in practice.
This presentation was created by Premium Solar, a Tallahassee solar company. It provides diagrams, frequently asked questions, installation tips, and examples of successful solar thermal air conditioning systems.
This report was made in 2012 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and gives a general overview of existing solar cooling technologies and potential fields of action within the context of global patent applicatons. It gives statistics on the 550 relevant patent families for solar thermal technology, including the geographical prevalence of applications and specificities about their content.
This 2012 presentation evaluates the status, opportunities and risks for the German solar thermal industry. It begins by detailing the size of the industry, which employees over 20,000 German employees and had a turnover of €1.05 billion in 2011. These figures however reflect a declining annual turnover since the industry's 2008 peak.