Market sector: Solar Cooling

Fact sheets show 30 operational PV-thermal systems

PV-thermal installations are extremely versatile systems, and their manufacturers can cater to a wide variety of customers, single- and multi-family building owners, hotels, swimming pools and even production facilities among […]

Global perspective on solar heating and cooling

Solar thermal is increasingly used to provide district heat around the world. In 2019, the market grew by about 170 % in Denmark but also expanded in other countries, such […]

Solar cooling – insights into a niche market

Solar thermal cooling remained a niche market in Europe in 2019, as air conditioning based on heat pumps and PV generators got all the attention. Nevertheless, there were a handful […]

Technology review of small-capacity absorption chillers

A new scientific paper published in July gives readers an overview of state-of-the-art absorption chillers below 50 kW of cooling capacity. The document, titled Review of small-capacity single-stage continuous absorption […]

Global support for solar cooling in sunbelt regions

Transferring knowledge and solar cooling technology to sunbelt countries in Africa, on the Mediterranean coast and in Asia will be the main aim of a new research platform planned by […]

A new solar cooling standard for Australia

On 28 June, Standards Australia’s Committee CS-028 on Solar Water Heaters published its first standard on solar air conditioning, named AS 5389. It contains a methodology to calculate the cooling […]