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Conversion of a Solar Geyser to Solar Cooker & Its Performance Evaluation



Vol. 7, Issue 02, PP. 84-92, February 2020

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Keywords: TSU Thermal storage unit, Evacuated tube solar geyser

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 For reducing the consequences of global warming and fuel scarcity, we need to change dilemma in terms of cooking. For resolving this issue, the solar cooking offers the best alternative. There are various designs of solar cookers. Different types of solar cookers are presented by a number of researchers over the decade that includes the box type solar cookers and parabolic type solar cookers. However, these types of solar cookers have limited performance in terms of tracking and operating during night time. An evacuated tube solar geyser is converted into a solar cooker which is obsolete from tracking and cooking can also carried out during night time having a thermal storage unit (TSU). The performance of the system is observed during clear days and nights of August and September 2019 in Peshawar, Pakistan. The maximum temperature attained by the system is recorded 98.5 oC. From the observed experimented data, the results indicate that the system is faithfully performing under the required climate conditions.


  1. Muhammad Babar Iqbal, , Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.
  2. Suhail Zaki Farooqui, , Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.
  3. Muhammad Arsalan Wahid, , Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.

Muhammad Babar Iqbal Suhail Zaki Farooqui Muhammad Arsalan Wahid "Conversion of a Solar Geyser to Solar Cooker & Its Performance Evaluation" International Journal Vol. 7 Issue 02 PP. 84-92 February 2020 https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.20.7028492.


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