Solar Cooking


December 2016

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Chef José Andrés teaches Adam Savage, former co-host of Mythbusters, about solar & improved combustion cooking at the White House "South by South Lawn" event
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The Muni Seva Ashram in Goraj, Vadodara, India has switched from steam to thermic fluid to be able to provide nighttime solar cooking
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Sudanese bank supports microfinancing initiative with local solar cooking manufacturer
Assistant Professor in Gujart, India, has introduced solar cooking to over 800 women in the past month
November 2016

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Canelo de Nos has spearheaded a program in El Salvador to instruct low-income citizens on how to construct their own solar ovens and other energy saving appliances
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The Solar Connect Association starts new projects in two Ugandan refugee camps
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In Ghana, the partnership of SunLife and the Community Directed Development Foundation has fostered empowerment with community-based solar programs
October 2016

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Solar Cookers International joined One Earth Designs to demonstrate solar cooking at the Bioneers 2016 conference
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Solavore, LLC Named One of the Best Privately-Owned Companies in America by Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur 360 List
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Solar cooker quickly boils water in the intense sunlight of Mt. Everest base camp
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Women in India find empowerment with solar businesses, and win UN climate award
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Chef José Andrés presented solar cooking technology at the South by South Lawn (SXSL) festival hosted at the White House
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Solar cookers to be distributed to sixteen villages in the Agra region of India
September 2016

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Kenyan households to receive 1,000 CooKit solar cookers with help from Solar Cookers International and the Erik E. and Edith H. Bergstrom Foundation
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The Project Daedalus - Local Technical Group in Athens, Greece has begun to explore solar cooking as a way to help transplanted refugees be able to help themselves
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How solar ovens are changing lives in the Dominican Republic
August 2016

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Children learn about their solar future at solar summer camp
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Solar cookers help to empower local women in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
July 2016

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Villagers in Tanzania reduce consumption of charcoal and firewood through use of solar and fireless cookers
Environmentalists Deeply Concerned With Firewood Consumption in Refugee Camps
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New York Times article explores the charcoal production economy in Africa and its environmental impact
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So far, Beacon Energy Solutions has introduced solar cooking to more than 200 students across three different schools in Dubai
June 2016

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A new report from the International Energy Agency suggests that small investments in clean energy technology can significantly reduce air pollution-related deaths
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Aavin looks to solar pasteurization to process milk in India
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Celebrating solstice with Solar Cookers International
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Solar cookers ease hardship of poor farmers in Gaza
May 2016

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Add your project to SCI's interactive map documenting solar cooking around the world
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Editorial in The Hindu discusses impacts of air pollution in India and includes solar cookers and improved cookstoves as solutions
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Award for excellence Solar thermal excellence award in India for ARUN 100 solar cooking system with heat storage
April 2016

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India has exceeded solar targets by 116% this year
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In a new TIME Magazine article, solar cooking is discussed as a solution to limiting women's exposure to cooking smoke in Nigeria
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In Algeria, 179 pupils take part in a solar cooking festival with 70 different designs
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The latest issue of Sierra Club Magazine features Dr. Catlin Powers describing why she started One Earth Designs, the impact she's seen solar cooking make, and what she would like to work on next
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Roorkee IIT uses solar energy for steam cooking, saving 5,000 LPG cylinders a year
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Video: Dr. Catlin Powers of One Earth Designs speaking at a Clinton Global Initiative University panel on how solar cooking combats household air pollution and fuel scarcity
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Dr. Mrs. Janak McGilligan appointed to the Solar Cookers International Advisory Council
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USAID provides solar rice dryers to farmers in the Philippines for typhoon recovery
March 2016

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Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior demonstrates solar cooking during port visits
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SunPod interview with SCI director Julie Greene from recent Portugal conference
The Huffington Post reports on the world's largest solar power plant being activated in Morocco
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GoSun featured in Epicurious article on how solar cooking can benefit those living in both developing and developed countries
February 2016

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Three Million Solar Cookers Worldwide Impacting Over Eleven Million People - SCI
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Solar Cookers International releases its Annual Report for 2015
January 2016

United Nations accepts Solar Cookers International's statement for the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
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Team E-Innovation wins second place in Kuwait Global Technopreneurship Challenge for their solar box cooker design
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A record setting 5,760 students participated in a solar cooking event on January 12, 2016 in Aurangabad, India as part of Maha SuryaKumbh 2016 organized by Keshav Srushti
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On January 24th, after this year's Maha SuryaKumbh, Keshav Sruhti will be opening an educational solar energy park in Uttan, India
(EVENT) January 22-23, 2016: (Faro, Portugal) CONSOLFOOD 2016 Conference: Advances in Solar Food Processing and Solar Cooking
One Earth Designs featured in Huffington Post: "How Do You Fight The World's 'Largest Environmental Health Problem'? Harness The Sun."
GoSun presented with the Innovation Award for Eco-Design and Sustainable Technologies at CES 2016
Funding opportunity from the U.S. EPA and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves for innovations in the areas of integrated cooking, heating, and electric power generation.


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