This research numerically studies the performance of absorption solar cooling systems operated under climates of the major cities in Taiwan. Both single-effect and double effect absorption solar cooling systems are studied. The single-effect system uses flat-plate solar collectors and the double-effect system uses linear concentration collectors. The results show a promising solar fraction (the fraction of cooling load provided by solar energy) for most of Taiwan areas. In addition, the double-effect systems provide better solar fraction than the single-effect systems. This study provides design reference and system optimization for the development of absorption solar cooling systems in Taiwan.
- Advanced Energy Systems Division and Solar Energy Division
A Simulation Study for Single and Double Effect Absorption Solar Cooling Systems Operated Under Taiwan Climate
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Yang, R, & Shen, J. "A Simulation Study for Single and Double Effect Absorption Solar Cooling Systems Operated Under Taiwan Climate." Proceedings of the ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability. ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Parts A, B, and C. Washington, DC, USA. August 7–10, 2011. pp. 1007-1011. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ES2011-54346
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