Solar Cooling, Refrigeration and Desalination

  • Brian Norton
Part of the Lecture Notes in Energy book series (LNEN, volume 18)


There are many options available to us to integrate solar energy into the process of “cold” production. The different routes via which the scorching heat of the sun may be converted into a desirable chill are delineated in Fig. 10.1.


Ionic Exchange Membrane Membrane Distillation Solar Power Plant Adsorption Refrigeration Liquid Refrigerant 
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  • Brian Norton
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  1. 1.Dublin Institute of TechnologyDublinIreland

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