South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, has undoubtedly had solar cooking activities take place within the country, but it is in 2011 that information began to be received by the Solar Cookers World Network.
Recent News and Developments
- October 2012: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has embraced a strong resolution sponsored by Solar Household Energy calling for increased support for solar cooking efforts worldwide. The measure was adopted in September at IUCN’s quadrennial World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea. The organization recognized the health hazards of cooking over biomass fires, and the availability of current solar cooking technologies. Efforts continue to develop solar cookers that offer increased efficiency, are cost-effective to produce and distribute, and are sturdy enough to withstand extended use. Read more...
- March 2011: Simply Solar started a partnership with Energy Farm, a South Korean company for renewable energy technologies. First step was training of Energy Farm staff in manufacturing of 10m² Scheffler Reflectors, held in May 2011 at Energy farm in Bucheon, South Korea
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