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India: solar-powered micro cold rooms

Solar-powered micro cold rooms using phase-change materials could be a solution for small farmers in India.

The German company Covestro, a supplier of high-tech polymer materials, expects to help build 800 solar-powered, micro cold rooms in the Indian state of Telangana over the next two years.


Indeed, polyurethanes can prevent heat from getting into cold rooms. Covestro also makes prop...

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