Review of Existing Solar Wineries

  • Mervyn Smyth
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


This chapter is a review of the various wineries worldwide that have installed an active solar collection system that can effectively utilise the collected energy to offset a significant proportion of the winery’s energy requirement. The review catalogues the size, range and description of the many various systems installed globally and provides a detailed collection of case studies to give the reader an indicative representation of the type of solar installations currently being used in winemaking facilities throughout the wine producing regions of the world.


Wine Production Sparkling Wine Flat Plate Collector Solar Thermal System Absorption Refrigeration System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of the Built Environment Centre for Sustainable TechnologiesUniversity of UlsterNewtownabbeyUK

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