Last edited: 6 August 2019
Events[edit | edit source]
- NEW: Webinar: Thursday, 15 April 2021 (2:00pm - 3:30am CEST, 12:00 - 13:30 GMT): Improving capacities to access funding - The Women and Gender Constituency continues with the second of their three-part webinar series: “Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions”. This Zoom event is free but requires registration. More information...
- NEW: Webinar: Saturday, 24 April 2021 (6:00am - 7:30am PDT, 13:00 - 14:30 GMT): Adventures with Solar and Haybox Cooking - SF Innovation LTD, with Seggy Segaran, will present their experiences using solar and haybox cookers to save energy, and the range of improved combustion stoves they also use. This Zoom event is free but requires registration. More information...
- NEW: Webinar: Thursday, 29 April 2021 (2:00pm - 3:30am CEST, 12:00 - 13:30 GMT): Understanding the multilateral climate funds - The Women and Gender Constituency continues with their final webinar of the series: “Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions”. This Zoom event is free but requires registration. More information...
- NEW: Webinar: (TBD): CONSOLFOOD: Baking bread in your solar cooker - Cooks are invited to send a 90 second maximum, video showing how to bake bread using the sun. Selected webinar videos will be compiled in a YouTube playlist for ease of presentation during the webinar. Submission requirements, by 30 April 2021
News[edit | edit source]
- November 2017: Amir Komarizade, working in Tehran, has been testing a solar cooker mounting system, similar to the gimbal mounts used on Donsonian style telescopes, and using PV power to generate enough energy to boil water in a small vessel.
- April 30, 2014 Soheil Salimi, founder of Engineers Without Borders - Iran, conducted a solar cooking workshop at Hafez high school for girls. Other members of the Energy team included Razieh Amini nezhad, Fatemeh Rahimi, Niloufar Nekueian and Maryam Alipour.
- December 2013: Engineers Without Borders - Iran (EWB-Iran) participated in "Research Week" (Dec. 14 - 20, 2013) at Fasa University, highlighting the importance of solar cookers. In this seminar they informed students and professors about the different types of solar cookers and their efficiency. The team included Soheil Salimi (Founder and Lecturer), Razieh Amini nezhad (Food Science and Technology student), Niloufar Nekueian (Mathematics student), and Fatemeh Rahimi (Mechanical engineering student). They tested two types of solar cookers. The Suntastic Panel Cooker, which raised the internal temperature of an empty 4-liter black pot with a clear glass lid to 150° C (302° F) in about 30 minutes, and 3 liters of water heated from 26° C (79°F) to pasteurization point, 70°C (158°F), in about 50 minutes. They also tested the Dual-Setting Panel Cooker (DSPL), which has two different settings to better concentrate sunlight depending on the location of the sun in the sky. More information can be seen at User blog:Soheil Salimi
History[edit | edit source]
- Main article: History of solar cooking
Climate and culture[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia article on the climate of Iran
- Iran Energy Situation - Energypedia
- Solar cooker dissemination and cultural variables
Resources[edit | edit source]
Possible funders[edit source]
Reports[edit | edit source]
- July 2006: Solar Picnic (Presented by Amir Komarizade at the Granada Solar Cooking Conference)
Farsi translations[edit | edit source]
Farsi documents[edit | edit source]
- Solar Cooking in Iran
- Dual-Setting Panel Cooker (DSPC)
- Balancing the Scales
- Canning Fruits With a Solar Box Cooker
- What You Can Do to Promote Solar Cooking
- Though-the-Wall Ovens
- The Windshield Shade Cooker
- Solar cooking FAQ
- Heat-retention cooking
Plans[edit | edit source]
- The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker
- The "Easy Lid" Cooker
- The Heaven's Flame Cooker
- The CooKit
- Dual-Setting Panel Cooker (DSPC)
- Windshield Shade Solar Funnel Cooker
Articles in the media[edit | edit source]
Web pages[edit | edit source]
The entities listed below are either based in Iran, or have established solar cooking projects there:
SCI Associates[edit source]
- Main article: Solar Cookers International Association
Manufacturers and vendors[edit source]
Government agencies[edit source]
Educational institutions[edit source]
See also[edit source]
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