Last edited: 22 February 2018
The Sun BD Corporation offers the world's finest solar electric ovens that combines the convenience of your household oven along with a high efficiency solar oven. The Sun BD Corporation proudly brings you true solar cooking innovation and has been a leader in changing long established ideas about solar cooking in America. In 2004 David Chalker started the Sun BD Corporation and teamed up with Rohitas Electronics, India's first and foremost solar oven manufacturing company to bring the Tulsi®-Hybrid Oven solar electric oven to America.
In 2011 the Sun BD Corporation began manufacturing the full sized, made in USA SunFocus™ solar electric oven. As of February 2017 there is now an updated SunFocus 3-in-1 Solar Electric Oven as well as a SunFocus Solar Oven (without electric heating element). Cookers are made in Waterloo, New York, USA.
- February 2018: The UGLI Hybrid cooker becomes available - The Sun BD Corporation, under the direction of David Chalker, has released a more economical version of their solar /electric solar oven called the UGLI Hybrid Solar Electric Oven. David describes the oven as made with a double-walled folded cardboard design. It has two independent pre-set thermostats and a specially designed electric heating pad of 465 watts/115v. AC to augment solar cooking when needed. More information...
- January 2014: Hybrid solar cooker includes electrical back-up option - Since 2010, David Chalker, founder of the Sun BD Corporation, has been working on a version of a solar box cooker that includes an electrical heating element, rated at 465 Watts/120 Volts. The SunFocus has a built-in thermostat which will turn off the electrical heating element once the cooker has reached 150°C (300°F).
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