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Story of Rabbiya

    Life at Sunseed – Rabbiya Naveed At the first glimpse, Sunseed appears like a rather ordinary not-so-well maintained place. At Sunseed, we bake our own bread and jams, harvest our own crops, use seasonal fruits only, exploit the solar energy, use urinals and compost toilets, use organic products, recycle our waste, use limited Internet and say…

Sunseed ram pump overhaul

by Pako Ibáñez, Appropriate Technology Department. Los Molinos del Rio Aguas is a small town in the municipality of Sorbas, in Almería province, which is disconnected from the supply networks. We produce our own electricity and self provide water. Sunseed Desert Technology has a ram pump used to raise the water from the old acequia…

Visit to the Solar Platform of Almeria

by Alexis Tosellini ( Intern at Appropiate Technology Department) The entire team of AT went yesterday morning to the Solar Platform of Almeria. It is the biggest research center on solar energy in the world. This european center was placed in Almería in the 70s because of its 3000 hors of sun per year. It…