The Boston Globe ran a great article about Boston-based Prometheus Power Systems, which specializes in solar-powered refrigeration. A unit they desigened that employs solar energy to keep milk cool recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation.
According to the article, the technology is espeically useful in India, the world’s largest milk producer and consumer. India is espeically vulnerable to spoiled milk because of high temperatures and frequent power blackouts. Other markets of interest include Africa and Latin America.