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Last updated: September 20, 2014      

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  • 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.


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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


  • October 17-19, 2014: (Ouarzazate) Solarama Energy, a solar cooker manufacturer in Morocco, is participating in the International Exhibition Solar Festival. They will be offering a free solar cooker construction workshop with provided locally available materials. More information...



  • 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...


  • Monday, September 22, 2014: (Jackson) The Rotary Club of Jackson will be sponsoring classed with Irene Perbal in how to cook with the energy of the sun. Will include instructions to easily make solar cookers. The training sessions will be at the St.Katharine Drexel Church from 10am to 2:30pm. More information...


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