Last updated: August 24, 2009
The SolarPicnic is a panel solar cooker that can be made from a sheet of transparent plastic or cardboard and aluminium tape for the reflective surface. It can cook or heat food at any latitude and can make a cup of tea in 10-20 minutes (depending on season). In medium latitudes close to midday noon: a cup of tea can reach 60 ºC in 10 minutes in summer and 20 minutes in winter. A cup of tea can reach 100 ºC in 25 minutes in summer and 50 minutes in winter. Dried food can reach 112 ºC.
- Sheet of transparent plastic or cardboard
- Adhesive tape
- Cord (like shoelaces)
- Matt finish kettle
- Black adhesive tape
- Transparent nylon bag (heat resistant).
Dimensions: 20 x 20 cm (folded)
- SolarPicnic brochure (Persian)