SOLID is the market leader in large solar cooling

30. July 2018


Companies and public institutions around the world rely on solar cooling solutions supplied by the Styrian plant specialist SOLID. 7 of the 13 largest systems for solar cooling come from the “Green Mark” state, including the top three systems that have been installed between 2007 and 2017. Solar thermal cooling is an environmentally friendly alternative to refrigeration systems using compressors. The solar cooling works using pure water and lithium bromide salt without ozone depletion potential (ODP) and without greenhouse gases.


SOLID world leader in large-scale solar thermal cooling technology


7 out of 13 of the largest solar cooling plants installed between 2007 and 2017 are built by SOLID. The figures were recently published by the latest edition of the “Solar Heat Worldwide” report, which summarizes global market developments and trends annually. The solar thermal cooling systems include the 3 largest plants worldwide. They are located in Singapore at IKEA, in Nicaragua at the Hospital Militar Escuela in Managua and in the US, Arizona at the Desert Mountain High School. All three systems were developed, planned and installed by SOLID. The report also shows that the number of solar cooling systems increases year by year.

The worldwide demand for air conditioning is growing with the increase of heat days and people’s prosperity. Solar cooling technology is an environmental friendly alternative to compression refrigeration systems. It works with pure water and lithium bromide salt with zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and zero global warming potential (GWP). The technology is in line with EU directives, COP 21 and Montreal Protocol. Moreover, electric consumption of conventional systems can be reduced by 70-80%.

Find more details on the “Solar Heat Worldwide” report here.



Christian Holter
S.O.L.I.D. Gesellschaft für Solarinstallation und Design mbH
+43 316 292840

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