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  • Solar-powered cold storage for Indonesian fishing villages

    A solution combining solar power, thermal-energy storage and an ultra-efficient compressor package is being implemented in two locations in Indonesia

    • Publication date : 2012/11/14
  • Indonesia's air conditioners market

    Indonesia’s air conditioners market is expected to grow at the Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 13% during 2013-2018.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/24
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Challenges related to the adoption of air conditioning in emerging economies by 2040

    The authors of a recent article modelled the adoption of air conditioning by 2040 in four emerging economies: Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Mexico. The adoption of AC could increase between two- to sixteen-fold,...

    • Publication date : 2021/11/29
    • Subjects: Developing country, Figures, economy
  • Hydrocarbons as refrigerants in air conditioning

    Presentation of several initiatives to develop the use of hydrocarbon refrigerants – especially propane – in air conditioning in India, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica and the Philippines.

    • Publication date : 2019/11/29
  • Thailand receives technical assistance to switch ACs to R32

    Thailand recently announced a policy to complete conversion from R22 to R32 by 2017 while Indonesia has made a similar pledge.

    • Publication date : 2015/08/17
  • UNEP report on HFCs: key findings

    During the United Nations COP9/MOP23 Conference of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol which took place in Bali, Indonesia, on November 21-25, 2011, the IIR participated in a side-event presenting a new report "HFCs: A Critical Link in Protecting...

    • Publication date : 2012/02/20
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Measures towards energy-efficient air conditioning in Southeast Asian countries

    The IEA projects that electricity demand from air conditioning could reach 300 TWh by 2040 in the ASEAN region (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). Energy efficiency measures...

    • Publication date : 2022/05/30
    • Subjects: Regulation, Figures, economy
  • Trane announces contract with Carrefour for 38 stores in Asia

    On February 9, 2005, Trane, a global provider of indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions, won a competitive bid process with Carrefour, the world's second largest retailer, for 38 new stores in China, Indonesia, Thailand,...

    • Publication date : 2005/03/15
  • Brief: Kogas

    Kogas had hoped to buy an extra 10 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes ahead of the peak-demand winter season but is encountering a tight market. Besides annual supplies under term contracts, Kogas has recently been buying more than 30 LNG cargoes...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Saving lives using solar refrigerators

    The SolarChill project is providing an environmentally friendly means of refrigerating vaccines and certain drugs. The aim is to replace the 100 000 kerosene refrigerators in use today: these refrigerators emit unpleasant fumes, can catch fire and...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • LNG Worldwide

    - Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is found in many parts of the world (e.g. Algeria, Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar and Trinidad and Tobago), with the largest reserves in the Middle East. Worldwide, there are...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Trends and Figures: Global air-conditioning market

    The new BSRIA review of the world air-conditioning (AC) market in 2007 shows a significant increase, since global AC sales were valued at USD 62 billion as compared to USD 55 billion in 2006. Globally, Asia Pacific is the largest regional market...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • China receives 265 million USD from the Multilateral Fund to reduce HCFC use

    During its 64th meeting in Montreal, Canada, from July 25 to 29, 2011, the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund (MLF) – a  financial body established to help developing countries meet their Montreal Protocol commitments – has assessed...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/16
  • Climate change: moving slowly but surely

    During the International meeting on the Montreal Protocol that took place in Geneva in June 2010 (see Newsletter No. 43, July 2010), proposals to phase down HFCs using the tools of the Montreal Protocol were discussed again. They were presented...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • UN Climate Change Conference in Bali

    - The 13th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, which was also the 3rd meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, took place in Bali, Indonesia, on December 3-14, 2007. More than 10 000 persons attended this event which...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • International events

    - Montreal: MOP 19 The United Nations Conference on the ozone layer was held in Montreal, September 17-21, 2007. The 20th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol was celebrated on a special day (September 16, 2007) and throughout the week. All...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • The IIR at COP13/CMP3 in Bali

    During the United Nations Conference on Climate Change which was held in Bali, Indonesia on December 3-14, 2007, delegates have agreed on both the agenda for the negotiations and a 2009 deadline for completing them. However, the text does not...

    • Publication date : 2007/12/27
  • UN Climate Change Conference in Bali

    - The 13th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, which was also the 3rd meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, took place in Bali, Indonesia, on December 3-14, 2007. More than 10 000 persons attended this event which...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/15
  • Participation of the IIR at COP-10

    On December 6-18, 2004, over 6100 participants from 169 countries attended the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP-10) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  held at the Rural Exhibition Center in Buenos Aires ,...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    In the previous issue of the Newsletter, I wrote about the conclusions I drew following the 2006 United Nations conferences on ozone depletion and climate change. A recently published important element backs up my conclusions: the Proceedings of...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • Small steps towards a giant leap! Parties to the Montreal Protocol continue discussions on HFCs

    Last week saw another step towards a global agreement on the phase down of ozone depleting substances, the event started with a buzz around the new amendment proposals to the Montreal Protocol.

    • Publication date : 2015/04/29
    • Subjects: Regulation