Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Physics Department
Inside of this large public technical university, our research group's mission is to bring simple, direct DC solar electric technologies to the global community. Of particular interest is Insulated Solar Electric Cooking (ISEC) and solar thermal preheating.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Carbon Finance, Research
Technologies & Fuels
Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Coal, Crop residues, Solar, Wood
Other Technologies Fuels
Insulation: Residual Heat Cooking
Clean Cooking Activities
We are developing and disseminating insulated solar electric cooking as well as solar thermal preheating to lower the solar electric demand. Our publication: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352728516300653
We partner with Aid Africa and are building collaboration with Beacon of Hope boarding school and Pilgrim Africa.
We look forward to working with all interested parties at building solar capacity to meet needs.
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Cal Poly Physics Department
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Dr. Pete Schwartz
Title: Professor of Physics
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Peter Keller
Phone: 818-389-6778Request an Edit to This Profile