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SOLAR PANEL COOKERS

Solar panel cookers are tipically the simplest to build solar cookers and the most inexpensive solar cookers, but for the same reasons they often are the less powerful ones. Nonetheless, they offer very satisfying performances, mainly during spring and summer and they allow to cook a lot of meals!

Low-cost Copenhagen solar cooker

Main information

Inventor: Sharon Clausson

Dimensions (our adaptation): petals 50 cm x 50 cm, base 30 cm x 30 cm

Cooking Power (W): about 140 W

Energysaving (kWh): to be calculated

Suggested period of utilisation in Italy: from April to September

Cost of production: from 2 to 5 euro

Other useful references: dedicated page on the wiki of the Solar Cookers International Network

Instruction for the construction of the cooker and fundamentals for cooking

You can build a Copenhagen solar panel cooker by your own and you can find the fundamentals for cooking thanks to the instructions contained in the following link:

Handbook for the Construction and Utilization of Solar Panel Cookers (May 2018, written in Italian).

The handbook is available for free, but we would begrateful if you can support us with a small donation utilizing the following PayPal button.


Recipes for cooking

You can find some simple video recipes for cooking at the following link! (page to be updated)

More detailed description

page to be completed

In this tag we will put the link to the page containing more detailed information about the functioning of the solar ovens and cookers, comprising the Copenhagen solar panel cooker.

While waiting for the preparation of the page, we put hereunder a spreadsheet (in Italian) that will allow you to make the first evaluations about the functioning of the Copenhagen solar panel cooker:

Foglio di calcolo per determinare le prestazioni del forno a pannello Copenhagen

Expensive and high efficiency Copenhagen solar cooker

Main information

Inventor: Sharon Clausson

Dimensions (our adaptation): petals 50 cm x 50 cm, base 30 cm x 30 cm

Cooking Power (W): about 140 W

Energysaving (kWh): to be calculated

Suggested period of utilisation in Italy: from April to September

Cost of production: from 2 to 5 euro

Other useful references: dedicated page on the wiki of the Solar Cookers International Network

Maximum daily temperatures on different months

Maximum daily temperatures on different months without food (°C)

January 85° C | February 95° C | March 143° C | April 160° C | May 175° C | June 179° C | July 177° C | August 169° C | September 151° C | October 130° C | November 82° C | December 72° C.

In order to know how the temperatures have been determined, you can download the following spreadsheet (in Italian):

Calcolo_Temperature_Massime_Forno_Copenhagen

Instruction for the construction of the cooker and fundamentals for cooking

You can build a Copenhagen solar panel cooker by your own and you can find the fundamentals for cooking thanks to the instructions contained in the following link:

Handbook for the Construction and Utilization of Solar Panel Cookers (May 2018, written in Italian).

The handbook is available for free, but we would begrateful if you can support us with a small donation utilizing the following PayPal button.


Recipes for cooking

You can find some simple video recipes for cooking at the following link! (page to be updated)

More detailed description

page to be completed

In this tag we will put the link to the page containing more detailed information about the functioning of the solar ovens and cookers, comprising the Copenhagen solar panel cooker.

While waiting for the preparation of the page, we put hereunder a spreadsheet (in Italian) that will allow you to make the first evaluations about the functioning of the Copenhagen solar panel cooker:

Foglio di calcolo per determinare le prestazioni del forno a pannello Copenhagen

Fun Panel Solar Cooker

Information about the Fun Panel solar cooker

More information soon available