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See also: Global Calendar of Events and Past events in Greece


  • August 2016: A group has formed in Athens to address and improve the lives of refugees living in the local area. They call themselves the Project Daedalus - Local Technical Group. They wish to help the transplanted refugees by teaching them new skills to be able to help themselves. They have begun to explore solar cooking as part of this approach, and have assembled a simple solar panel cooker, demonstrated in the video below. Their website is at:
Solar cooking with refugees in Athens01:59

Solar cooking with refugees in Athens

  • July, 2014: Aftarkeia Network takes part in the SCI's Convention in Sacramento, CA USA.
Solarcooking Greece

Aftarkeia workshop

  • May 2014: Christiana Vlachaki of Aftarkeia Network reports that the group has been promoting solar cooking for one year, and have taught over 500 people to solar cook, and have distributed 100 solar cookers. Others in the group include: Theodore Paraskevas, Giannis Falelakis, Eleni Bourolia, Dimitra Simou, and Thanasis Giaouroudis.


Greece, one of the European countries that have a climate favorable far solar cooking, was home to at least one manufacturer producing solar cookers of high quality. Solar Systems of Athens manufactured devices made of stainless steel, others of aluminum and plastic.

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      • August 2016:
      Solar cooking with refugees in Athens01:59

      Solar cooking with refugees in Athens

      • September 2015: 
      Τρέχουμε με 200! - Ηλιακός Φούρνος (Greenwave 2015)00:29

      Τρέχουμε με 200! - Ηλιακός Φούρνος (Greenwave 2015)

      Στο Greenwave Festival 2015 το τμήμα Θεσσαλονίκης έψησε με τον ηλιακό του φούρνο, ο οποίος (με τη βοήθεια της καλοκαιρίας) έφτασε τους 200 βαθμούς. Μες σε 2 ώρες οι πατάτες ήταν έτοιμες και γευστικότατες! Μπορείτε να βρείτε τα σχέδια του φούρνου (πάντα σε ανοικτές άδειες) εδώ: Επικοινωνία:



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