Tuesday, March 24, 2009

New solar refrigerator prototype from Chile

Solar Refrigerator Prototype from Chile. Photos: University of Santa Maria.  

Even if each time the words ‘solar refrigerator’ come in the news it sounds like a groundbreaking story, truth is the idea of using heat to create cold is pretty old. A French inventor came up with a concept to do this as far back as 1858, there are records that show a machine prototype from 1935, and the concept of evaporative cooling has been widely explored, as Lloyd notes in a previous article. …

New Solar Refrigerator Prototype from Chile

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