News & Press

Introducing our country managers in 2021

Posted Wednesday 21 April 2021, by Auriina Korhonen

As we continue to grow and to expand our work in new locations, and find new pathways to create impact, the development of solid teams in our (...)

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The Saturday Solar Baking’s in Kenya

Posted mercredi 10 février 2021, by Eva Wissenz

If you remember, we started in Kenya in 2016 with World Vision, and continued the prototyping the year after with the support of Autodesk (...)

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Building Impact with the First Solar Bakeries in Ethiopia

Posted mardi 2 février 2021, by Urs Riggenbach

Announcing Solar Fire Cooperation with STEM Synergy to empower Youths and Women with Lytefire Solar Ovens in Ethiopia. We are really excited to (...)

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Solar baking in Haiti with Remar

Posted Monday 25 January 2021, by Lorin Symington

Next up in our series of engagements with the amazing NGO Remar, I visited Haiti in order to install a baking oven on the roof of the orphanage (...)

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Happy New Year 2021!

Posted Tuesday 12 January 2021, by Eva Wissenz

Dear Friends, Clients, Partners, Followers and Supporters, In 2020, the Lytefire Solar Sauna and the Lytefire Solar Oven have been featured in (...)

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A new solar bakery in Burkina Faso

Posted vendredi 27 novembre 2020, by Lorin Symington

We’re very happy to announce the success of our collaboration with the NGO Remar in Burkina Faso. We have officially opened of a brand new, (...)

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M6 Info

"Au plus près de vous..." avec un boulanger
24. November 2020

https://www.facebook.com/M6info/videos/au-plus-pr%C3%A8s-de-vous-a (...)

Le monde

"De la douche mobile au four à pain, l’énergie solaire à concentration se développe"
22. November 2020

https://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2020/11/22/de-la-douche-mob (...)

Ruptly

French engineer turned bread maker presents Europe’s first solar-powered bakery
6. November 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkUO9MIenMI&feature=youtu.be

France Bleu

Les journaux d’infos France Bleu Normandie (Rouen): 5:50 - 7:15 (Audio)
6. November 2020

https://podcasts.apple.com/fr/podcast/par-yves-ren%C3%A9-tapon/id1 (...)

France Bleu

"Seine-Maritime : à Montville, un boulanger cuit son pain dans un four solaire"
5. November 2020

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/societe/photos-seine-maritime-a-mo (...)

3 normandie

National French TV France 3, Nov 12, 2020. Introducing Lytefire 11 (00:02:58-00:04:55)
3. November 2020

http://embedftv-a.akamaihd.net/653dbe891d0b2f691eff3a898731a446

Solafrica

"The sun can do everything - even bake bread"
23. October 2020

https://solafrica.ch/stories/die-sonne-kann-alles-auch-brot-backen (...)

Solar Energy Engineering Blog

"Can Solar Thermal Energy be a Game-Changer? — Part 2"
1. October 2020

https://www.study-solar.com/blog-article/can-solar-thermal-energy- (...)

Paris Normandie

"Un four à pain solaire de 11 m² construit dans la région du Havre, et c’est une première !"
22. September 2020

https://www.paris-normandie.fr/actualites/societe/environnement/un (...)

First Wood-Based Lytefire 5 Unit to Make Pizzas in the Swiss Alps!

Posted Wednesday 9 September 2020, by Urs Riggenbach

Since a few weeks we have the first wood-based solar concentrator installed at Heuberge Mountain Resort in Switzerland, where we have also (...)

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jump-tv

"so-talk Urs Riggenbach, Lytefire und GoSol.Solar"
4. September 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EJER8_Sbgs

Basler Zeitung

"New development of the Solar Sauna, based on a technology that also helps with sustainability in the developing world"
8. August 2020

https://www.bzbasel.ch/solothurn/kanton-solothurn/solothurner-entw (...)

Online Interdisciplinary Design Course on Solar Thermal Energy

Posted Tuesday 9 June 2020, by Urs Riggenbach

As reported earlier, together with Bern University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) we launched a education course on design and development of (...)

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Interdisciplinary Education Project to develop wood-fabrication methods of Lytefire Solar Concentrators

Posted Tuesday 12 May 2020, by Urs Riggenbach

We are excited to announce that together with Berne University of Applied Sciences we facilitated an interdisciplinary design/build course in (...)

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Followup visit in the Philippines: 8 months later

Posted Monday 27 April 2020, by Eva Wissenz

We recently revisited our partners USTP (The University of Science and Technology of the Southern Philippines) and CarbonCycle in Cagayan de Oro, (...)

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Forest Trends

"The “Amazon Strategy” – How to Build Resilient Supply Chains and Food Systems post-Pandemic"
24. April 2020

https://www.forest-trends.org/blog/the-amazon-strategy/

Crowdfunding for a Solar Bakery in Burkina Faso

Posted Wednesday 1 April 2020, by Lorin Symington

We are very happy to have launched a small crowdfunding campaign to support two dynamic guys in Burkina Faso to create a solar bakery and (...)

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We’re coming to your doorstep !

Posted lundi 30 mars 2020, by Eva Wissenz

Last Christmas, as an act of faith in people’s empowerment and in our solution to play a significant role in climate change crisis resolution, we (...)

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Building in Burkina Faso with Remar

Posted Thursday 27 February 2020, by Lorin Symington

We launched a new project with Remar International in Burkina Faso to empower women entrepreneurs. As always we fabricated the solar units (...)

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Achille Sawadogo (medium.com)

"Discovering GoSol’s Solar Concentration Oven, a promising project in Burkina Faso"
6. February 2020

https://medium.com/@achillesawadogo/discovering-gosols-solar-conce (...)

Paris Normandie

"Près de Rouen, il torréfie des graines à l’aide du soleil"
6. February 2020

https://www.paris-normandie.fr/loisirs/sortir-a-rouen/pres-de-roue (...)

Happy New Year 2020 !

Posted vendredi 17 janvier 2020, by Eva Wissenz

Dear Friends, Clients, Partners, Followers and Supporters, We wish to see more peace and more justice everywhere. We wish that change makers do (...)

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Our Gift to the World:
The Lytefire Construction Guide Available Now!

Posted Tuesday 24 December 2019, by Urs Riggenbach

Today we release the Lytefire 4 Construction Guide to help solve the climate change crisis. It is immediately available for free on the (...)

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Ouest France

"En Normandie, le soleil suffit à cuire et torréfier les graines"
16. December 2019

https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/rouen-76000/en-normandie-le- (...)

Tendance Quest

"Montville. Un torréfacteur solaire : une première mondiale"
28. November 2019

https://www.tendanceouest.com/actualite-339417-montville-un-torref (...)

L’Age de Faire

"Tournesol, lin, chanvre, noisette ou châtaigne… Grâce à son torréfacteur solaire, une coopérative soutient les filières locales et propose des alternatives aux produits importés de l’autre bout du (...)
28. November 2019

https://lagedefaire-lejournal.fr/torrefier-au-soleil-de-normandie/ (...)

Best Validation Ever in Kenya

Posted Tuesday 12 November 2019, by Eva Wissenz, Jared Omondi

For a company, especially an impact company like ours, the best validation comes from the field. Last week, our representative in Kenya, Mr Jared (...)

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GoSol showing off in Switzerland

Posted mardi 5 novembre 2019, by Eva Wissenz, Judith Bernet

This autumn is so exciting that we didn’t get any chance to blog and share a bit more with you guys !! Some of our GoSol-team came together in (...)

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GoSol Event on 14th of November at ResponsAbility, Zurich

Posted Sunday 3 November 2019, by Urs Riggenbach

Swiss Impact Investing Network (SIIN) and GoSol are welcoming you to join us for an impact talk on the topic of How to Build a Business Model for (...)

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Le Parisien

GoSol is featured in national French newspaper. "En Seine-Maritime, des graines torréfiées par le soleil normand"
24. October 2019

http://www.leparisien.fr/societe/en-seine-maritime-des-graines-tor (...)

 

 

 

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