China’s Gree Electric Appliances has developed the country’s first solar-powered air-conditioning system that can also send excess electricity to the power grid. The companyhas stated that the first 50,000 units of the air conditioner will besold in the American market, after which the system will be madeavailable for purchase in China.
The system, which mainly makes use of renewable solar energy, makesuse of normal grid electricity only when solar power is inadequate. Thecompany has big plans for the second version of the air conditioner,which will be 100 percent solar powered.
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