Solar Cooking
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Last edited: 4 March 2017      

Prototype collectors to allow indoor cooking, and also after sunset.

Morpho Solar is a spin-off company from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Their technology development is based on eight years of research from NTNU, working with seven cooperative African universities.

The founders of the group are Even Larsen, Dag Haneberg, and Guro Seim, with backgrounds in education, social science, and material technology.

Their goal is to let people in developing countries be able to cook more efficiently and safely at all hours of the day. They are working on a system to enable solar cooking after sunset by constructing and testing small scale concentrating solar heat collectors with integrated heat storage units.


  • December 2016: Effective November 7, 2016, One Earth Designs and Morpho Solar mutually agreed to shift their partnership in a new direction. Instead of merging the two companies, they will collaborate on product development projects that will bring clean energy to emerging and developed markets worldwide. “We look forward to our new and exciting phase of collaboration.”, says Guro Grytli Seim, CEO of Morpho Solar."
  • August 2015: Guro Seim, co-founder of Morpho Solar, is now the COO at One Earth Designs and fellow co-founder, Even Larsen, is the Chief Marketing Officer for One Earth Designs.
  • October 2014: Guro Seim, CEO of Morpho Solar, announced a breakthrough in the heat storage capabilities for solar cookers. They hope to have a production model ready within a year and a half. The breakthrough was recognized with a $8,000 USD award from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy this past August. The company will begin selling the cooker in Europe, and under an agreement with Cambridge, Mass.-based One Earth Designs in the United States. Read more...

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Morpho Solar
Even Larsen
Bjoerkeveien 12
Aasgaardstrand 3179

Tel: +1 6178383819

Even Larsen
Twitter: @evenhauglarsen
Skype: even.haug.larsen

Guro Seim
Twitter: @gurogrytliseim
Skype: gurogrytliseim

Instagram: Solgrillen and #solgrillen