Refrigeration[edit | edit source]

Type of refrigeration Initial cost Energy source Limitations Likely ability to produce locally Development stage Maintenance skill Ice making ability
Compression high electricty: Renewable or non-renewable For solar, needs sun low high very high high
Absorption medium high heat: Solar or burning For solar, needs sun medium low high high
Evaporation low climate and water Needs low humidity high medium high low none
Radiation medium night sky Needs clear skies. Low due point desirable. medium high very low medium low
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