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Best Stand-alone Solar Power Solutions to Operate Small Cold Storage Systems – By ICE MAKE Refrigeration Limited

Ice Make Refrigeration Limited is a leading manufacturer & exporter of Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, located in Gujarat (India).

An ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001:2015 & BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certified company is now offering Solar powered stand - alone Cold Room. Stand-alone Solar Power is one of the best solutions for operating small cold storage system in rural areas where there is certain limit of power load. This Cold Room runs on Solar energy which is eco-friendly as well as cost saving. Ice Make Solar Cold Room uses new technology for energy backup called Thermal Energy Storage (TES) System, which contains PCM to store energy and gives a backup for 24 hours under certain conditions.

Ice Make has built this Solar Cold Room with the storage capacity of 4 to 5 Metric Ton. This is specially designed to store products like Fruits & Vegetables, Flowers, Pharma and other Dairy Items with the storage temperature range of 2˚C to 10˚C.

Solar Cold Room is also Hybrid type Cold Room designed to use throughout the year, even there is no sunlight it can be run by alternate power source i.e. Electric Power and/or DG Power.

Unique Features:

  • 24 Hours Backup (No Door Opening)
  • Run with Variable range of power for maximum use of solar energy
  • Solar Standalone
  • Grid & DG Set Hybrid
  • No Battery for Refrigeration
  • No Running Cost on Solar Supply
  • Low Maintenance
  • Portable - Easy to Shift

The above features of Solar Cold Room make it best suited & affordable for farmers.

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The food processing business is a pillar of the world economy, with a projected value of USD 535 billion by 2025-26. USA, China, Germany , Netherlands and Japan are few of the large markets of global processed food industry.

In the USA over 70% of perishable food gets refrigerated, while in India, it is less than 4% . The current level of food processing in India is 10 per cent, and contributes 12.8 per cent to the Indian GDP.

Indian government approved a new PLI scheme for the food processing sector, with a budget outlay of US$1.46 billion. Improved Cold Chain facilities will aid in recouping the present one-third loss of perishable goods.

India is the world’s third largest producer of pharmaceuticals by volume. The pharmaceutical industry, particularly biopharma, is largely reliant on the cold chain.

The medical refrigerators market is projected to grow from USD 3.3 billion in 2019 to USD 4.2 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2019 to 2024.

Refrigeration systems are essential to process control and environmental management in pharmaceutical manufacturing and storage given the extremely high value of pharmaceutical raw materials, intermediates and finished products.


Who should exhibit?

Companies that provide equipment, tools and technologies that support the infrastructure and operations of cold-chain design and build services cold storage warehouse and processing facilties, all forms of refrigerated transportation import/export facilities and services, and companies that provide third-party cold storage and refrigeration logistics.


If you produce, handle, store, transport or are involved in the distribution of perishable products, then REFCOLD INDIA is for you!