This page has links to some of the documents and articles that we have found interesting and useful during the development of the SUNSPOT™ system.
SUNSPOT General Description – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKEpvk9BJbM
Solar Electric Cooking
EarthSpark Haiti Progress Report – Some more information on the microgrid and SUNSPOT systems in Les Anglais, Haiti.
Gamos – A company working with the social factors surrounding technology use and transfer. One of the original proponents of electric induction cookstoves to replace biomass.
MECS eCookBook: Beans and Cereals Edition – cooking traditional foods with efficient electric appliances.
ELSTOVE – British Based Blog on electric cooking in the developing world.
Other Cooking Technologies
Engineering for Change article – A review of other “innovative” clean cooking designs.
What is a Jiko? – The Jiko is a well-known product in Kenya and surrounding countries.
Mimi Moto Stove – Improved gasifier type cookstove
Clean Cooking Alliance – Simple description of Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Standards
Practical Action – Low tech, locally made “improved cookstoves”
teleSUR – Ecuadorean program to promote induction cooking.
NSolV8 – PV system sizing software
Firefly International Energy – Advanced deep cycle lead-carbon batteries
Clean Cookstove Testing – Stove Manufacturers Emissions & Performance Test Protocol (EPTP)
Poweringhc.org – Lasting Impact sustainable off-grid solar delivery to power health and education