Solar cooking’s potential highlighted at recent conferences in India

Solar cooking’s potential highlighted at recent conferences in India

by Pat McArdle, Spring 2009 Two conferences held this winter in India highlighted the importance of solar cooking in reducing indoor air pollution, deforestation, black carbon and the danger faced by women who must forage for wood. “Beyond… Read More

Parade Magazine: Solar cookers are being used in refugee camps

Published in Parade Magazine, March 1, 2009 The Simple Tool That Saves Women’s Lives Before they got the solar cookers, female refugees often were attacked. A cardboard box is saving the lives of thousands of people in Africa…. Read More

SHE Addresses Renewable Energy Conference In Washington

by Richard Stolz, Spring 2008 A large audience attended a panel presentation titled Solar cooking: Renewable energy at home for a greener, healthier and wealthier world, organized by SHE at the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference  on March… Read More

Update: SHE and Tostan Begin Solar Cooking Partnership In Senegal

by Marie-Ange Binagwaho Solar Household Energy and Tostan had a very successful training session for the Senegal Solar Cooking Initiative, a project we are implementing in partnership with 21 Community Management Committees in villages in the Thiès region…. Read More

HotPot Recipe Book Created in El Salvador

by Bridget Huttenlocher, Summer 2007 Women participating in the El Salvador HotPot pilot project took it upon themselves to create a recipe book.  The book, which features photos taken during demonstrations of the HotPot, details how to solar… Read More

Partners in Senegal Embrace the HotPot

by Marie-Ange Binagwaho, January 2006 In November 2006 I traveled to Senegal to meet our partners and to review the progress of our pilot launch preparations. I visited five villages north of Dakar where, over the last six… Read More

Launch of the El Salvador HotPot Program

by Camille McCarthy, January 2006 In November 2006, I traveled to El Salvador to launch the El Salvador HotPot solar cooking program. I worked with the Feed the Children El Salvador (FTC) and Asociación Comunitaria Unida por el… Read More

Solar cooking and health

by Darwin O’Ryan Curtis, Boiling Point Magazine No 52, December 2006 Solar cooking technology has been around for decades, but has been poorly understood and has not been widely disseminated. Here are some ideas on what solar cooking… Read More

Working With the World Bank and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Promote Solar Cooking

by Louise Meyer, July 2006 ABSTRACT Solar Household Energy Inc., an NGO based in Washington, D.C., has received financial support from the World Bank and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to disseminate solar cooking technology in rural Mexico…. Read More

Lasting Impacts of Solar Cooker Projects

by Melanie Szulczewski, Ph. D., Solar Household Energy, June 2006 A review of evaluations of solar cooking projects using box and panel solar ovens in Bolivia, Ethiopia, and Kenya provides conclusive evidence of successful technology transfer and cultural… Read More