News & Press

Let’s inspire and educate with GoSol!

Posted Thursday 25 November 2021, by Hanna Williams

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” GoSol’s mission is to influence and inspire (...)

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Announcing new Partnership with Plan International to Empower Entrepreneurs in Uganda

Posted Monday 1 November 2021, by Urs Riggenbach

We are excited to announce this new partnership to empower entrepreneurs to run solar bakeries and food businesses across 11 locations in Uganda. (...)

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Formation à la capitale et installation au village au Burkina avec l’association Tora Coeur de Caux

Posted lundi 1er novembre 2021, by Eva Wissenz, Martin Pouabidjie

Mission accomplie ! C’est en janvier 2021 que l’association normande Tora Coeur de Caux nous a contacté par l’intermédiaire de (...)

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We are featured by "Education Finland" !

Posted lundi 4 octobre 2021, by Eva Wissenz

Solar Fire Concentration Oy is very happy and honored to see the Lytefire oven featured among the Finnish companies presented by the Finnish (...)

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About 300 solar buns a day for a Montessori school in Mwanza !

Posted mercredi 1er septembre 2021, by Lorin Symington

Jambo mambo ! Habari ako ? Nzuri sana ! Greetings and salutations from Mwanza, Tanzania. Also known as Rock City, this city of about a million (...)

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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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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 (...)

 

 

 

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