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Last edited: 13 September 2018      
Davao City Jail solar hot water, 5-27-15

Inmates at the Davao City Jail use solar preheated water for cooking. photo credit: Karlos Manlupig

May 2015: Solar heated water saves firewood - Inmates at the Davao City Jail have begun to use solar preheated water for cooking. Not directly solar cooking, but none the less, a type of integrated cooking that is saving firewood. By preheating the water, cooking time is reduced 20 - 30 minutes. The system was provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross. A guard said the facility used to have a truckload of firewood delivered three times a week. Now, it needs only a single delivery every two weeks. Read more...

Events

International conferences

Ireland clean cooking conference, 30-13, May, 2019
  • NEW: 30-31 May 2019: Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050: Leaving No-one Behind - Ireland will host; Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050: Leaving No-one Behind. The conference will focus attention on reaching the furthest behind first, with topics such as: 􏰀households and settings, evaluating pathways to modern sustainable cooking energy systems, policy options, and more. More information...
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See also: Global Calendar of Events and past events in Philippines

News

  • September 2018: Scouts go Solar at 7th Regional Jamboree of the Luzon Region on the Philippines - On the 7th NELR Jamboree in Tabuk-City from the 7th to the 11th of March, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines introduced hundreds of young Scouts to Scouts go Solar. The power of solar panels and solar cookers was being explained and many fun solar activities such as the cockroach race were being played.[1]
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Joshua Guinto solar dryer, bio-char diagram, 12-11-14

Diagram showing the role the solar dryer plays in helping produce dried fruits, vegetables, and briquettes for fuel-efficient cookstoves.

  • November 2013: The Sun Blaze BBQ is a parabolic solar cooker being introduced to the Philippines in 2013. It is 1.5 meters in diameter, made all of aluminum, and weighs roughly 10 kilos. It is very easy to operate and needs nothing more than the sun, no charcoal, no LPG, no electricity needed, it’s all clean, free, and unlimited energy. Contact the company for demonstration information. Sun Blaze BBQ

History

Metro Manilla Council of Women Balikatan

The Metro Manilla Council of Women Balikatan spearheaded solar cooking demonstrations in the Philippines for over ten years.

Archived articles

Climate and culture

More than one Filipino has told us that Filipinos believe that if your food is put out in the sun it will cause stomach problems. See What is the difference between radiation and radioactivity?.

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Articles in the media

Audio and video

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Possible funders

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SCI Associates

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    References

    1. Scouts go Solar - Issue no. 3: January - July 2018