Solar Cooking

  • Strong vacuum tube collector sales in India

    Strong vacuum tube collector sales in India

    Despite a booming solar PV market, India’s solar thermal industry managed to increase sales by as much as 17 % in 2018. It sold 5.85 million vacuum tubes (2017: 4.59 million), with Chinese imports increasing by 28 %. By contrast, flat plate collector sales dropped 46 % (147 MWth...
  • India: First Solar Thermal Steam Storage for Cooking Applications

    India: First Solar Thermal Steam Storage for Cooking Applications

    The Ramakrishna Mission Student’s Home in the city of Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state on India’s southeast coast, is a combined residential high school and polytechnic college. It caters for around 700 orphan and poor students by providing free education, food and...
  • Capacity Building for Solar Thermal Energy in India (2010)

    This presentation provided by Rangan Banerjee, from the Department of Energy Science and Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay, draws a panorama of solar thermal energy and storage technologies. After a brief presentation of various green energies and several end...

  • Solar Energy for Food Security in West Africa (2009)

    This document compiles different posters that were presented during the International Solar Food Processing Conference that took place in India in January 2009. The posters refer the importance of using renewable energy sources, notably solar, for sustainable local economic development...

  • Solar Thermal in China (2002)

    This document of the Zhejiang Energy Research Institute, from 2002, provides an overview of the evolution of solar thermal use in China, since its start in early 50s until recent days, emphasising the resolutions of both the 2000-2015 Development Plan and the five -year Plan for the New and...

  • Solar Cooking in Central American Solar Energy Project (CASEP)

    This document and website provide detailed information about the Central American Solar Energy Project (CASEP), which promotes the construction and use of solar cookers in countries such as Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The project has an environmental purpose - promoting the...


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