TITLE

A Comparative Study on Solar Refrigeration Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Hua Zhang; Xu Ji; Ming Li; Qiang Wang; Xiangbo Song
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 541-542, p887
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper performed a comparative study on solar photovoltaic refrigeration technology and solar adsorption refrigeration technology. The experimental results showed that in sunny day, COP of the solar fin pipe adsorption refrigerator was 0.13, and was higher than 0.12, COP of the photovoltaic refrigerator. With the solar radiation enhancement within a certain range, the COP of solar adsorption refrigerator increased faster than COP of solar photovoltaic refrigerator. From the aspects of economy, with the same refrigerating capacity, the cost of the adsorption refrigerators was 30% higher than that of the photovoltaic refrigerators.
ACCESSION #
95035674

 

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