Task 53
Task 53
SHC Task 53

New Generation Solar Cooling & Heating

Project (Task) News

IEA SHC Task 53: Innovative Solar Cooling Systems
The biggest challenge for a small market like the solar cooling one – which has still a long way to go – is how to reduce system costs. One way to achieve this objective besides increasing market volume is standardisation.
Posted: 2017-03-13

Task 53 7th Experts Meeting scheduled for April 19-20 in Messina, Italy
The 7th Experts Meeting for IEA SHC Task 53 will be held April 19-20, 2017 in Messina, Italy.
Posted: 2017-02-20

2017 SHC Solar Award -- Call for Nominations
The SHC Solar Award of the IEA SHC Programme celebrates the work of those committed to increasing the expansion of this renewable energy source.
Posted: 2017-01-30

IEA SHC: Industry Workshop in Spain Shows Solar Cooling’s Global Opportunities
The latest R&D developments in solar cooling presented during a workshop in Madrid, Spain, on 11 April sparked great interest among the attendees from the international air conditioning industry.
Posted: 2016-05-16

Harmonizing Hashtags in Your Posts
Three major solar heating and cooling institutions – the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF), the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) and solarthermalworld.org – have started a campaign to harmonize SHC hashtags on social media.
Posted: 2016-05-12

Solar Cooling 2.0: New Generation Growing Up
The workshop New Generation Solar Cooling & Heating Systems held in Rome, Italy, on 23 September 2015 was the opportunity to check the status of both research on and market developments in solar cooling technology.
Posted: 2015-10-01

Solar Cooling Week: Sector Still Growing in Asia and Europe
Solar thermal cooling is a “small, but steadily growing market,” Dr Uli Jakob from the Green Chiller Association for Sorption Cooling pointed out in his presentation Solar Air-Conditioning in Europe during the Solar Cooling Week, which took place in Shanghai from 23 to 27 March.
Posted: 2015-06-16

SHC 2014 Conference Proceedings Available Online
Energy Procedia has published our SHC 2014 conference proceedings. Download for free over 90 papers.
Posted: 2015-06-11

IEA SHC Solar Heat Worldwide - 2015 Edition!
Annual collector yield of all systems in operation by the end of 2013 was 314 TWh (= 1,129 PJ). This equals an energy savings equivalent of 33.7 million tons of oil and 109 million tons of CO2...
Posted: 2015-06-04

Solar Update May 2015 Now Online
The latest issue of the IEA SHC Programme’s newsletter, Solar Update is now online. This issue has articles covering a variety to topics ranging from the SHC 2015 Conference, Turkey, Lighting Retrofit, Process Heat Integration, Task 47, Task 40, Netherlands, SHC Book Series, ISO Partnerships, and New Publications.
Posted: 2015-05-18