TASK 53: New Generation Solar Cooling & Heating

Using Photovoltaics and Solar Thermal as the New Generation of Solar Cooling & Heating Systems.

IEA Solar Heating & Cooling Programme

The Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) was established in 1977, one of the first programmes of the International Energy Agency, to promote the use of all aspects of solar thermal energy. The Programme's work is unique in that it is accomplished through the international collaborative effort of experts from member countries and the European Union.

The benefits of this approach are:

  • accelerates the pace of technology development
  • promotes standardization
  • enhances national R&D programmes
  • permits national specialization
  • saves time and money

Collaborating Organizations

SHC 2017: Save the Date - October 29 - November 2, 2017 - Abu Dhabi, UAESolar World Congress - SWC 2017

 

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