Solar energy that can
build a sustainable future....

 

GoSol's team empowers solar entrepreneurs to shape a sustainable future by eradicating energy-based poverty. We achieve that with Lytefire solar concentrators and education.

 

 

Lytefire solar concentrator addresses 7 Sustainable Development Goals

 

 

 

Featured Projects

We are working with NGO's, entrepreneurs and sponsors on capacity building.

 

 

 

 

 

Focus on solar baking

Solar Bakery

 

  • Can bake 500 cookies per day, 40 kg of bread per day
  • Up to 300°C baking temperature
  • Even heat distribution for high quality baking
  • Immune to blackouts and brownouts
  • No fuel costs (requires sunlight, but that’s free)

 

Learn more

(No funds asked at this stage)

 

 

Support Local Entrepreneurs

Our Lytefire solar concentrators can replace firewood, charcoal and fossils. These solar concentrators enable income-generating activities for entrepreneurs. Help us support these entrepreneurs.

Support women empowerment

Crowdfund a local solar bakery owned by the Ghoghin Women's Group in Burkina Faso. They want to improve livelihoods and reduce emissions.

Create a solar bakery

Support a rural bakery switching from daily firewood burning to clean solar energy! Support Adama and Issaka's solar bakery project in Burkina Faso.

Education Program

With this 2min video you'll see how we have been supporting entrepreneurs so far to make their living with clean energy.

 

 

News and Press

150+ international medias shared about the Lytefire solar solution

Tanzania: a Montessori school chose Lytefire

Posted Saturday 19 June 2021, by Lorin Symington

We’re happy to announce that we will be implementing an innovative new project in the Mwanza region of Tanzania in association with Montessori (...)

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The Ladies of Goghin, solar bakers in Burkina Faso

Posted Monday 31 May 2021, by Lorin Symington

We’re very happy to announce the ladies of Goghin have gone solar! Thanks to your generous contributions on the (...)

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Starting in Ethiopia

Posted Friday 21 May 2021, by Eva Wissenz

STEM Synergy, is a US-Ethiopian NGO, focused on empowering people (especially youths and women) through practical STEM (Science, Technology, (...)

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Tasty solar bread in Burkina Faso

Posted Wednesday 19 May 2021, by Muriel Fuhrer

Tasteful smelling and freshly baked bread. Crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside - It’s so amazing that the baking heat was created by (...)

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Why GoSol

Access to clean energy is a real problem in the developing world

 


3 billion people

Need a clean source of heat every day to process food or run their business.
Today they burn charcoal, trash, LPG, biomass or rely on poor electric grids.


11 years

Remaining in order to reduce heavily carbon emissions from growth, according to the IPCC.


3 billion people

Empowered with affordable and powerful clean energy can have a very strong impact on climate change mitigation.

 

GoSol has developed

 


Lytefire Technology

A powerful (350°C), simple, clean, local and accessible solar concentrator, available now as a Lytefire product.


GoSol Education Program

Empowering a global wave of solar entrepreneurs to escape poverty through training and open source. Learn more


Impact Engineering

Appropriate, cost-efficient solutions for emerging economies. Learn more

 

 

From our Channel

Scaling the Direct Solar Economy

2,397 views, 4:58 min

Free the Sun!

209,454 views, 3:16 min

Cooking in the Snow

6,057 views, 0:57 min

 

 

Sponsors, Partners and Clients

Remar International CPM Industries Stem Synergy Montessori School Mwanza Plan International Autodesk Foundation Forest Trends CarbonCycle Inc. +Impact Finnpartnership UC Berkeley MDP, California Wärtsilä Corporation Silicon Valley Community Foundation Deloitte Foundation World Vision Global Resouce Alliance Tampere University of Applied Sciences Innovation Partnership Program Vietnam - Finland

 

 

 

Get in touch

Send us an email to info@gosol.org or use the form below. We'll get back to you very shortly.