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5C: Cryo-City for Cleaner Cold Chain

Light Carrier Vehicle refrigeration unit

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CryoCity is an innovation for Light Carrier Vehicle refrigeration unit using dry-ice. It offers sustainability, silence and operational excellence.

The solution works by injecting liquid CO2 that is then instantaneously transformed to dry-ice; a powerful cold source at -78°C to keep products under temperature control in a refrigerated truck. Recyclable CO2 is used as coolant/refrigerant to maintain the goods' temperature and in turn, reduces environmental impact: no pollution, no engine, and no noise. CryoCity is also an ideal solution for cold production that can be easily combined with a clean motorization: electric, biogas, hydrogen or hybrid.

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Key features

  • Savings of 3 tons of CO2eq (equivalent carbon content) per year per unit.
  • Zero emissions: CO2, HFC (hydrofluorocarbons)
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Profitability

  • An improved ecological footprint and cold chain quality at no additional cost, or even slightly lower than the alternatives.
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Company Profile

By
Air Liquide

Headquarters
75007 Paris, France

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SDG's of Application

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
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Activity Region

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