Solar Cookers World Network

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  • Appropriate Technology 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 March 2nd, 2015. More information.


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


  • April 25-26, 2015: (Altötting) - 21. Internationale Solarkocherkonferenz, EG-Solar e.V., Altötting, Deutschland, in der Staatlichen Berufsschule. Konferenzsprache: deutsch. Weitere Informationen...


  • 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...
  • February 15-17, 2015: (New Delhi) The First Renewable Energy Global Investment Promotion Meet & Expo (RE - INVEST) is scheduled, with the intention of providing a platform for the global investment community to be able to connect with the stakeholders in India. The central theme of the event will be further growth of renewable energy and energy efficiency within the country. In addition to the investment gathering, a large exhibition of manufacturers, promoters and developers is also planned to showcase India’s manufacturing capabilities and latest technologies in renewable energy. More information...


  • 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


  • April 26-28, 2015: (Petra) Jordan will be hosting their first solar cooking forum and competition in cooperation with the Arabian Green energy company in Petra, Jordan. Cash prizes will be awarded for best solar cooker design, best research in solar cooking, and best cultural interaction. more information..., See also: Mohammed Al Ta'ani, General Manager of the Jordanian Renewable Energy Society


  • November 26-28, 2014: (Tunis) The World Sustainable Energy Forum in Tunisia - EnerSol WSEF Tunisia 2014, is the Tunisian’s leading event dedicated to the energy efficiency and renewable energy. Designed as a public private civil partnership initiative, EnerSol-WSEF includes an exhibition, several forums (policy, business, green buildings, science & technology, civil society & green jobs), an innovation gallery, as well as a number of side events. More information...



  • Saturday, July 18, 2015: (Sacramento) The 2nd annual Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival will be held once again in William Land Park from 10am - 3pm. The event is free and open to the public. Solar chefs interested in cooking at the festival are required to pre-register, which will begin in May, 2015. Attend mini solar-cooking classes, learn how solar cooking helps families around the world, and learn how to make a solar cooker yourself. Video of the 2014 festival can be seen at: Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival 2014


  • March 28-29, 2015: (New Haven) - The twelfth annual Global Health & Innovation Conference will be held at Yale University. The conference convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. With attendance from members of many fields of interest, this may be a good opportunity to network solar cooking technology. Unfortunately, by the time we received invitation information, the deadline had passed for abstract submittals. More information...

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  • November 20–21, 2014: (New York City) - The Cookstoves Future Summit hosted by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will bring leaders from across the international community together to celebrate progress in spurring adoption of clean cooking solutions and galvanize further efforts to address the deadly issue of household air pollution. More information...


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