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Promethean Power's first prototype displayed

PROMETHEAN Power, the makers of a solar-powered refrigerator for use in the developing world, has unveiled its first prototype in the US this week.
Promethean Power Systems showcased its creation at the conference 'Technology Review EmTech 2008'.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology spin-off firm combines solar power with thermoelectrics - (materials that create cooling or heat from electrical current) to make a refrigeration unit for use in rural parts of India.

The system has a cooling unit that can run off both a diesel generator and 3-5 180 watt solar panels.

CEO Sorin Gramma said the firm is two years away from producing a commercial product.

Coronavirus industry update

UPDATED 22 April: In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are issuing statements regarding their operations as the situation evolves. The most up to date information from each company is listed below and ...

  25-Mar-2020

Designed for the future: Daiklin's new VRV 5 series

At Daikin, we continue to push the boundaries in order to create more sustainable solutions, simplify installation, enhance performance in use, and reduce our environmental footprint. In the spirit of the Paris Agreement, we aim to be CO2 neutral by ...

  18-Sep-2020

HVCA will become B&ES on 1 March

From Thursday 1 March the HVCA will become B&ES - the Building & Engineering Services Association.
  03-Sep-2020
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