Solar Cooking News

Solar Cooking News

Langley’s SSE Data May Help Power Afghanistan

by Julia Cole, SAIC Solar Household Energy, Inc. (SHE) recently confirmed that enough sunlight reaches Afghanistan to power solar cookers for people without electricity. SHE made the determination using information from Langley Research Center’s Surface Meteorology and Solar… Read More

Reflections Of a Solar Cook

by Nicole M. Miller, Washington Post Staff Writer, Washington Post ‘FOOD’ Section, Page F01, August 29, 2001 Back from an early morning walk with her dog, Cokey, Louise Meyer starts to make dinner. It’s 7:30 a.m., the sky… Read More

Afghanistan’s Forests : Bare Mountains, Poor People

The Economist, Nov 1st 2001 Missing trees reflect the country’s woeful recent history FAISABAD WHITE peaks, brown hills, a muddy river and pungent blue wood-smoke in Faisabad, the largest city in opposition-controlled Afghanistan, all mark the opening of… Read More

Solar Dryer Systems and the Internet: important resources to improve food preparation

by David E. Whitfield, November 2000 Presented at:INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOLAR COOKINGKIMBERLY – SOUTH AFRICA26th – 29th NOVEMBER, 2000 ABSTRACT In many countries of the world, the use of solar thermal systems in the agricultural area to conserve… Read More

Federal German Minister for Development, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul emphasizes the importance of training in the promotion of solar cooking.

by Ulrike Roehr, ENERGIA News vol. 5 nr 4, p.9, December 2002 In the last legislative period, the German Federal Government decided to translate gender mainstreaming into action in all ministries. What does this mean for the work… Read More