TeachMeFinance.com - explain Solar cooling
Solar cooling The term 'Solar cooling' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' The use of solar thermal energy or solar electricity to power a cooling appliance. There are five basic types of solar cooling technologies absorption cooling, which can use solar thermal energy to vaporize the refrigerant; desiccant cooling, which can use solar thermal energy to regenerate(dry) the desiccant; vapor compression cooling, which can use solar thermal energy to operate a Rankine-cycle heat engine; and evaporative coolers ('swamp' coolers), and heat-pumps and air conditioners that canby powered by solar photovoltaic systems'.
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