Q. 9 4.1( 43 Votes )

(a) What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a solar cooker? (b) Are there any places where solar cookers would have limited utility?

Answer :

(a) The advantages of using solar cooker:

(i) It is an efficient and green cooking method.

(ii) Solar cooker is cheap since it use sun energy which is free.

(iii) It require zero fossil fuel.

(b) The disadvantages of using solar cooker:

(i) Cooking in solar cooker can be a time consuming process.

(ii) Solar cooking is possible only if it’s a sunny day. It does not work on rainy day.

(iii) The solar cookers have limited utility at those places which usually remain cloudy and have long winters. An example of such places are hilly areas, poles etc. 

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