Solar cooking for everyone
To assist in your effort to make better solar cookers by providing ideas, insights, discussions and feedbacks.
Posted by Magnar on August 9, 2013 at 10:00am
“There are a lot of solar cookers out there, but surprisingly not many using latent-heat storage as an attribute to cook the food.” (barbequelovers) The remark comes from David Wilson, a MIT professor. He has found a way to conserve the energy of the sun by using a Fresnel lens to melt down a container of Lithium Nitrate. Lithium Nitrate is a salt with a melting point 491 F or 255 C, (Wikipedia) which makes it ideal to conserve energy for solar cooking. It even promises to allow for…Continue
Posted by Magnar on November 23, 2011 at 10:00pm
10 liters transparent plastic bottles can be fond everywhere in Africa and elsewhere as well. Lately I have found a way to heat water with these transparent plastic bottles. If you follow the pictures, I will show you how you can try it out for yourself.…Continue
Posted by Magnar on July 21, 2010 at 8:00am