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Lorin Symington Uses Solar Power To Cook Food and Generate Energy for the Developing World
Posted By Rob Goodier On October 5, 2012 @ 2:00 pm In Design,Environment,Reader Submitted Content,Social Design,Solar Power | No Comments
Solar thermal devices with complex and beautiful designs like this one are cooking food , drying coffee and generating electricity in developing countries. To avoid the cost of large parabolic mirrors, Lorin Symington  carefully arrays a mosaic of ordinary, flat mirrors. His design angles each mirror to reflect sunlight onto a hot plate for cooking, or onto a water tank for steam power generation.
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