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Latest Direct Solar News

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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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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Latest Direct Solar Press

Solafrica

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

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

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 (...)

 

 

Get Involved to Empower 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.

 

 

 

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

 

 

Sponsors, Partners and Clients

Remar International 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

 

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