Solar Cooking News

Solar Cooking News

News articles and information from the solar community, with many featuring Solar Household Energy or our partners.

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The HotPot Initiative in Mexico

Since 2003, SHE has been conducting solar cooking projects in rural Mexico, and this work continues today.   This article describes the history of our efforts — with local partners — to introduce solar cookers and provide training and… Read More

ISO TC 285 Cookstoves Standards Update

SHE Director of Research Paul Arveson is participating in the development of an ISO standard for clean cookstoves. He attended the plenary meeting of the global ISO community in Ghana in Nov. 2015. A protocol for solar cooker… Read More

Giving Tuesday

$20 will help provide a solar cooker to a family in Africa » Click to Donate « » Click to Donate «

Water Pasteurizing and Cooking in the HotPot

REVIEW OF THE HOTPOT  Hannah Rolland is a senior at Elon University in North Carolina, majoring in Environmental and International Studies. She is currently conducting research regarding the potential to use solar cookers to pasteurize water to provide… Read More

Measuring temperature in a solar cooker

DEVICES FOR TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT IN THE HOTPOT SOLAR COOKER: Obtaining accurate temperature readings for solar cookers can prove challenging. As part of her internship with SHE this summer,  Elon University Environmental Studies student Hannah Rolland  researched and shares her  findings… Read More