Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte

Image Investigation of coolants
Image Cryostats, Non-Metallic and Metallic
Image Development of a Cryogenic Magnetic Air Separation Unit
Image Thermostatic Expansion Valves
Image Measurements on ceiling mounted cooling systems
Image Reducing the filling quantity
Image Optimizing HVAC operation with machine learning
Image Energy efficiency consulting - cogeneration systems
Image High temperature heat pump
Image Electrical components in refrigeration circuits
Image Testing of mobile leak detectors according to DIN EN 14624
Image Low noise and non metallic liquid-helium cryostat
Image Ice Slurry Generation
Image Low Temperature Measuring Service
Image Service offer for Leak Detection and Tightness Test
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Solar Cooling

Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Hernschier

+49-351-4081-5417

Solar Cooling with Photovoltaic

Application

Autarke Systeme mit photovoltaischer Versorgung sind vor allem in Gebieten mit instabilen oder fehlenden Energieversorgungsnetzen wirtschaftlich einsetzbar. Speziell in entlegenen Regionen mit mangelnder Infrastruktur und Zonen mit hoher Sonneneinstrahlung, stellen angepasste Kühlsysteme mit photovoltaischer Versorgung eine optimale Lösung für die Kühlung von z.B. Lebensmitteln, Medikamenten oder technischen Geräten dar.

Photovoltaic-based off-grid applications are competitive in areas with unsafe or missing electricity supply systems. Especially in remote areas with unreliable or expensive conventional energy supply or regions with high solar radiation rates special adapted PV-supplied systems for cooling of any type of food-stuff, medicines or technical devices are a viable option.

ILK Dresden has designed different types of stand-alone applications for cooling with special cold storages:

  • Solar PV cooling container (reefer)
  • Solar PV milk collection centre
  • Solar PV ice maker
  • Solar PV heat pump (water cooler / heater)

Introduction and Overview  Other related applications:

  • PV cleaning system (dry cleaning of PV generators)
  • MPP frequency drive for solar cooling units and pumps
  • Sensor for dust detection on solar panels

Services

We offer consulting, development and prototyping of photovoltaic supplied stand-alone solutions for cooling, heating, water and energy supply.

  • Needs assessment of cold/heat, water and energy supply
  • Design of solar supplied systems
  • Test of components
  • Optimizing energy flow
  • Measurements
  • Planning and managing of R&D projects for special stand-alone systems and components for refrigeration, air conditioning, electronics, material analysis
  • Prototyping, experimental analyses, optimizing
  • Technical documentation

 For field testing our outdoor test area and our experimental hall are available:

  • ILK metrological station
  • PV characteristics analyzer
  • PV generator for field test
  • Fiber optic spectrometer (380 nm - 1100 nm)
  • Power and efficiency metering
  • Climate simulation (e.g. measurements at high ambient temperatures)
  • Monitoring, life-time cycling
  • Simulation tools for different aspects

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Further Projects - Measurements and Tests

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Low temperature – test facilities

thermal cycling tests at very low temperatures

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Investigation according to DIN EN ISO 14903

These tests according to DIN EN ISO 14903 are possible at ILK Dresden