The Hybrid Solar Dryer is a tool to preserve agricultural commodities using solar power. The dryer removes moisture from the commodity to help protect the produce for transportation and to increase its lifespan. The Dryer is also equipped with a biomass stove that can be used on cloudy days or at night time when the sunlight is insufficient.
- Dimension: 400 x 260 x 270 (cm)
- Capacity: 200 kg of wet beans or 600 kg of dried beans
- Fuel required: sunlight and biomass
- wall: cement and brick
- roof: plastic sheeting and wood
- stove: used tin can and tin pipe