Measuring the environmental and sosio-economic impact of deploying the Sunstore Powerpan in townships across South Africa

Project: Knowledge Exchange

Project Details


This project is being supported by Innovate UK Energy Catalyst 8 grant programme and will asses the impact of deploying a solar/biochar thermo-electric hybrid food processing unit in schools and townships across South Africa.

Key findings

Report due 1st March 2024
Short titleSunstore Powerpan
Effective start/end date1/09/2229/02/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • solar cooking,ecological nutrition, indoor air quality, asthma, sustainability


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