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Last updated: August 19, 2014      

This page lists events related to solar cooking throughout the world. To add your event to this page, email event information to webmaster@solarcooking.org.

OnlineEdit

  • Renewable Energy for the Developing World is a class offered online by Solar Energy International. The six week course will explore different applications for renewable energy technologies in developing countries. Participants will learn how to successfully accomplish sustainable development projects with renewable energy. Case studies will be presented on solar cooking, rural household electrification, appropriate building technologies, rural health care and micro-enterprises utilizing renewable energy. The next start date is November 10th, 2014. More information.

EcuadorEdit

  • Classes throughout the year (Quito) The Ecuadorian Research and Training Institute (IECAIM), under the direction of Fabiola Cuvi, has scheduled six workshops on solar cooking for 2013, one every two months. These classes are open to the public, and participants of all ages are encouraged to attend. Their objective is to train 180 people this year. For more information contact Fabiola Cuvi.

FranceEdit

  • Saturday, September 20, 2014: (Nantes) A day to learn more about how to integrate solar cookers in daily use presented by Bolivia Inti-Sud Soleil. Learn how to make and use your own cooker. You can choose to assemble your solar cooker or to make a thermos cooker. The presentation is intended for individual and association members. More information...
  • Saturday, November 22, 2014: (Nantes) A day to learn more about how to integrate solar cookers in daily use presented by Bolivia Inti-Sud Soleil. Learn how to make and use your own cooker. You can choose to assemble your solar cooker or to make a thermos cooker. The presentation is intended for individual and association members. More information...

IndiaEdit

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015: (Bhayander)' The Bhayander based NGO, Keshav Srushti, in a bid to spread awareness on solar cooking, will be gathering students from 500 schools across Mumbai to cook solar-powered dishes. Keshav Srushti has been accredited by the Guinness Book of World Records for having conducted the largest solar oven cooking class in January 2014 with 3,639 participants from 62 schools. Invigorated by the success, the NGO has announced an annual Maha Suryakumbh on January 15, 2015. This coming workshop is aiming to reach 25,000, and possibly even more, school students. More information...

JapanEdit

  • Saturday, September 6, 2014" (Noda): The Chiba prefectural Shimizu High School, with sponsorship from the Kikkoman Corporation, will be holding the first High School Solar Cooker Competition. The intent is to help students cultivate sensitivity to the environment, ecology, and disaster management. By building their own solar cookers and competing with their new solar cooking techniques, the students also become aware of their own food culture. If this event is successful, it may be the precedent required to sponsor a national competition. More information contact: Nakajo Yuichi
  • November 22-23, 2014: (Ashikaga): The first Solar Cooker Convention in Japan will be held at the Ashikaga Institute of Technology. This initial convention is directed at the solar cooking pioneers in Japan. Future conventions will be open to all interested in solar cooking. Building the convention this way will enable the organizers to create a network of the original enthusiasts and promoters to help structure this young endeavor. Spirits are high in anticipation of this first step. More information contact: Nakajo Yuichi

USAEdit

ArizonaEdit

  • Saturday, September 20, 2014: (Tucson) Equinox Solar Potluck and Exhibition - Join Citizens for Solar for our first-ever Equinox Solar Potluck, and experience the flavors of solar-cooked food and learn about solar by viewing solar appliances and exhibitions (ovens, fountains, coolers, lights, electrical systems) and solar arts. The event is co-sponsored by Solar Guild and Valley of the Moon. More information...

CaliforniaEdit

  • Saturday, September 13, 10:30 – 12:30: (Palo Alto) Cooking Your Food with the Sun - When you cook with the sun, you save money! Your food tastes better! You reduce your carbon footprint! You can make a simple solar cooker with a cardboard box, aluminum foil and a piece of glass. Or you can buy a solar oven, at Common Ground, that will get as hot as your gas or electric oven. Several different versions of solar cookers will be shown, and we will discuss how to use them. Register here...

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