SOL5 Oven

GoSol Solar

The Sol5 Oven is a solar powered multipurpose heat concentration dryer that can be used for roasting, baking or dehydrating agricultural produce.

Product description Brand name and product description

The SOL5 Oven is a 3.5 kilowatts multipurpose solar concentration device designed by the GoSol.Solar team. It is a fuel-less and smokeless innovation that can roast, bake or dehydrate agricultural produce making it clean and affordable to marginalized communities.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

In low-income regions, GoSol Solar is working with sponsors, foundations and NGO’s to train and capitalize local artisans to supply and maintain the SOL5.

For higher income regions they will be launching a lighter-weight SOL5 for application developers, entrepreneurs and solar enthusiasts.

Currently GoSol Solar has partnerships and sponsorship agreements with Tampere University of Applied Sciences, GreelTech, Autodesk, World Vision, Wartsila, Silicon Valley, Global Resource Alliance, The Deloitte Foundation, Humanitarian & Development Consortium (HDC South Sudan), Plan International and SmartUp Factory Uganda.

The Kenya piloting was Sponsored by Wartsila corporation, in partnership with Autodesk Foundation and in cooperation with World Vision Finland (Weconomy program) and World Vision Kenya.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Market price yet to be announced once the product reaches commercialization phase.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Aims to improve crop production by providing marginalized farmers with an affordable means of processing agricultural produce.

Goal 7: Aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy for all.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Small-scale farmers and marginalized groups especially youth and women.

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