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Solar Box Cooker

Continuing with the previous post Let us Talk About the Solar Box Cookers.

Going ahead about Solar Box cooker we will first look at the advantages and disadvantages of solar cookers.

Solar cookers are devices that use solar energy to cook food.


1)No requirement of cooking gas or kerosene, electricity, coal or wood.
2)No need to spend on fuel, as solar energy is available free.
3)Food cooked in solar cooker is nutritious. About 10-20% of protein retention is more as compared to that in conventional cooking .Vitamin thiamine retention is about 20 to 30% more whereas vitamin A is retained 5 to 10% more when food is cooked in solar cooker.
4)Solar cooking is pollution free and safe
5)Solar cookers come in various sizes. Based on the number of family members, the size of the cooker can be chosen
6)All cooking activities (like boiling, roasting) can be done using a solar cooker


1) The First And the Most Condition Is Adequate sunshine is required for cooking
2) Takes longer tim…

Types of Solar Cookers

Types Of Solar Cooker
Solar cookers are one of the simplest and oldest device to harness the Free Solar Energy as per the Constructional and Temperature range there are lots of design available for solar cookers.

main classification is based on the constructional point of view.
1. Solar Box Cookers
2. Concentrating Solar Cookers
3. Panel Cookers
4. Steam Cooking Systems.
5. Community Solar Cookers

You will find more about all above solar cookers in my nest post.

have a sunny life

Solar Parabolic Cooker SK 14

SK 14 type parabolic solar cooker is most effective and easy to operate and due to its folding design it is available in any part of the world. with cooking power of 600-700 watt it is capable of cooking for people of 10-15.