University of California

Publications - Energy

Energy Use of Commercial Forced-Air Coolers for Fruit

J.F. Thompson, D.C. Mejia, R.P. Singh

Cooling, Energy
2010

Empowering Agriculture: Energy Options for Horticulture

Postharvest Chapters co-authored by Lisa Kitinoja, and James Thompson

Energy, Small-scale Postharvest Technology
March 2009

Methods for Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Efficient Hydrolysis and Biofuel Production

Parveen Kumar, Diane M. Barrett, Michael J. Delwiche, and Pieter Stroeve

Energy
March 2009

Electricity Use in Produce Coolers (PPT)

Jim Thompson

Cooling, Energy
February 2009

Status of Energy Use and Conservation Technologies Used in Fruit and Vegetable Cooling Operations in California

Prepared by: James F. Thompson, and R. Paul Singh

Cooling, Energy
July 2008

Benchmarking Study of the Refrigerated Warehousing Industry Sector in California

R. Paul Singh

Cooling, Energy, Storage
July 2008

Energy Benchmarking of Warehouses for Frozen Foods

B. Prakash, and R. Paul Singh

Cooling, Energy, Storage
July 2008

Research and Extension Reduce Impact of California Energy Crunch

Michael S. Reid, and James F. Thompson

Energy
September-October 2001

Problem Solver: Excessive Energy Use in a Hydrocooler

Jim Thompson

Energy
May 2001

Planning for a Blackout

Jim Thompson

Energy
February 2001

Energy Conservation in Cold Storage and Cooling Operations

Jim Thompson

Cold Chain, Energy
February 2001

Managing Time-of-Use Electrical Rates in Cooling Facilities

J.F. Thompson, J. Knutson

Cooling, Energy
1989

Energy Use in Hydrocooling Stone Fruit

J.F. Thompson, Y.L. Chen

Cooling, Energy, Stone Fruits
1989

Comparative Energy Use of Vacuum, Hydro, and Forced Air Coolers for Fruits and Vegetables

J.F. Thompson, Y.L. Chen

Cooling, Energy
1988

Energy Use in Vacuum Coolers for Fresh Market Vegetables

J.F. Thompson, Y.L. Chen, T.R. Rumsey

Cooling, Energy
1987

Overdrying Walnuts...a way to prevent it.

Jim Young, Jim Thompson, and Tom Rumsey

Energy, Walnut
August/September 1981

Recirculating Air in Walnut Dryers Reduces Utility Bills

Jim Young, Jim Thompson, and Tom Rumsey

Energy, Walnut
August/September 1981

Energy Conservation in Drying of Fruits in Tunnel Dehydrators

James F. Thompson, Manjeet S. Chhinnan, Martin W. Miller, and Gerald D. Knutson

Dried Fruits and Nuts, Energy, Prune
1981

Reducing Energy Costs of Walnut Dehydration

James F. Thompson

Energy, Walnut
1981
College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Postharvest Technology Center
Department of Plant Sciences

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