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ICR2019: focus on innovative refrigeration technologies for developing countries

Several papers presented during the IIR International Congress of Refrigeration in August 2019 addressed advances in the refrigeration technologies that are particularly adapted to hot countries with limited electricity supply: solar refrigeration, energy storage and PCMs as well as sorption technologies.


Although data from the World Bank show that there has been a considerable improvement over the last 25 years, nearly 1 billion people worldwide do not yet have access to electricity. (1)

The countries with the least access to electric...

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