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UAE SuryaKumbh 06-15.jpg Students in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, learn to solar cook in 2015. Photo credit: SuryaKumbh

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  • 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
See also: Global Calendar of Events and past events in United Arab Emirates

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Rendering of newly approved solar concentrator. Photo credit: Gizmodo

  • July 2016: A new solar concentrator power plant was recently approved for construction in Dubai and is set to be the largest in the world. The plant will reportedly generate 1,000 megawatts of power by 2020 and 5,000 megawatts by 2030. Read more...
  • July 2016: So far Beacon Energy Solutions has introduced solar cooking to more than 200 students across three different schools in Dubai. Read more... - Khaleej Times

Students in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, learn to solar cook. Photo credit: Khaleej Times

  • June 2015: Dubai students learn to use solar reflectors to cook in the sun - Inspired by the Guinness World Record setting event held in Mumbai, India, earlier this year, Beacon Energy Solutions partnered with DPS Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to "inspire youngsters to harness ... solar energy." Sixty-seven students from grades 5 - 8 gathered to learn how to use a solar oven to cook several types of local dishes.

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