30 May '16, 10pm

SolSource solar cooker offers a fast, low-carbon option for home cooking

SolSource solar cooker offers a fast, low-carbon option for home cooking

By concentrating sunlight on a small area, this device can hit cooking temperatures in a matter of seconds, and it requires absolutely no fuel. Although solar-generated electricity certainly has its place, and meets a specific need, it's just one way in which we can use the free energy that streams down on us from the sun, and unfortunately, it also seems way more desirable to our modern gadget-centric society than the simple method of using solar energy directly , through devices such as solar cookers, solar ovens , and solar water heaters. And that, to my way of thinking, is a bit of a bummer, because using direct solar energy is a lot more accessible, affordable, and eco-friendly than any solar gadget. However, we're a long way from the energy end-game, and there's still plenty of room for more of us to wise up to the power of solar in all of its many guises, whether we...

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