Welcome to the The good news: The Sun is The Sun gives us energy through
Renewable Age. already distributed to all people photons. We need to apply all
in the world. In fact, the poor have sorts of techniques and materials
the most. But 90% have no access to harvest the photons for all kinds
But it’s just started - to electricity and grids are half the of uses. This includes Photovolta-
and the world is still in ics, thermal and photosynthesis
energy cost. Thankfully, the Sun
increasing energy needs no grid - and has free fuel. as well as using optics.
poverty. Kyoto Energy is working to make The biggest challenge for solar
solar energy the most cost effec- energy today is to lower the cost
tive form of energy as it is already and increase the scale.
by far the most benign and To achieve this, Kyoto works with
plentiful. existingmanufacturers of high-
volume materials like aluminum,
plastics and cardboard.
Energy needs are Demand for fuelwood, coal and This energy switch can be financed
universal. oil can be lowered by switching to using modern financial tools like
something lower cost, cleaner and carbon credits and micro finance.
90% of rural energy It is renewables for the rest of us.
needs are for cooking, These tools must be simple and
and trees pay the price. robust, allowing local manufacture,
installation and service.
Our solutions areas
Kyoto Box is a cardboard solar hazard and time loss and spinal
injury from gathering firewood.
cooker with acryl glass cover. It
It also reduces deforestation,
provides free energy for cooking,
lowers cost of energy and reduces
baking, cleaning water and drying
household CO2 emissions.
foods. At the same time, it reduces
It packs flat and thousands can fit
many severe problems such as
on a lorry.
indoor smoke inhalation, fire
* WHO: 1.6 million women and children die of smoke inhalation from indoor cooking each year.
165° Max Temperature
100° Water Boils
82° Food Cooks
71° Food Pasteurizes
65° Water Pasteurizes
49° Most Germs Die
22° Room Temperature
Cook, boil and bake Boil 10L in 2 hours Keeps food warm Cleans water Easy transportation
Kyoto Turbo is a smokeless the dark, and for frying foods.
Kyoto Turbo uses biomass
biomass cooker. It complements
the Kyoto Box perfectly in residues such as twigs, straw,
coconut husks and maizecobs.
providing modern household
energy, as it can also be used in
* All countries in Africa are being deforested. Charcoal is the main culprit.
Kyoto Turbo increases the combus-
tion efficiency by 300% compared to
How it Works:
The air between the two cylinders
heats up, rises upward and is
inserted into the flames, increasing
the temperature to 700°C.
This vaporizes all the smoke
particles and increases the
combustion efficiency three-fold.
Smokeless cooking Uses sustainable No firewood 1L of water boils Made locally
biomass or charcoal in 2 min.
The Kyoto Bag is a high-tech, The 10 litre Kyoto Bag for potable
multifunction plastic bag for water are made from extruded
carrying and storing water. laminated polyamide/polyethylene
It also heats and cleans water with film approved by official bodies
the sun, and can be used as for use in transport and storage of
a shower. drinking water.
*WHO: “10.000 children die every day from water borne deseases.
80% of diseases travel through water.
The back of the bag is
black to heat the water
Hang upside down for
Carry and store Built-in Cleans water Built-in shower 2 Year Warranty
10L Solar Heating
The Kyoto Flash is designed to can be worn in the belt in the
daytime for charging, and provides
replace dangerous, filthy and
6 hours of light - every day.
expansive kerosene lights and
The Kyoto Flash has two settings
provide task light for studying,
for either task or room light.
crafts, trade and security.
The shock- and water-proof light
* Lack of reading light is a major impediment to schoolwork in developing countries
3 AA Batteries
9 unbreakable 6 hours room Batteries last Waterproof, 2 Year Warranty
LED bulbs or task light 2 years Shockproof
Kyoto Family is a “QIP” - Quick All the products are easy to un-
derstand and comes with localized
Impact Package - that can be de-
ployed in villages, slums, refugee
camps or it can be used for events,
Kyoto Energy arranges for the
camping and safaris. Kyoto Family
carbon financing of the Kyoto
is a cost effective package that
Family package, which can lower
offers instant energy solutions for
the cost significantly.
ecologically stressed areas, and is
easy to transport even to the most
Kyoto Family is more affordable
than any other form of energy.
Solar Cooker Turbo Cooker Solar Water Bag Solar Flash Light
€5.00 €10.00 €5.00 €20.00
Carbon Potential: 2-4 tons/family per year.
€30 - 60 yearly*
*Prices are approximate
Kyoto SunTrap is a cost-effective
100% aluminum solar water heat-
er with insulated tank. It replaces
electricity based water heaters
which usually consume about
half the electricity in a household.
Kyoto SunTrap saves both money
and the environment while
providing comfort and health.
Save 50% on your electricity bill for
• Roof mount
• Long life
• Insulated Water Tank 80L
• Electric backup heater
• 100x150 cm absorbing surface
• 80% Efficiency
* Dual unit shown
A new way to The resulting energy can be daily and seasonal motion of the
harvest the Sun. converted to both electricity and sun.
heat - simultaneously.
Kyoto Mosaic offers a more
The new, patent pend- Kyoto Mosaic mirrors can be made uniform illumination of the solar
ing Kyoto Mosaic plastic in large volumes in existing plastic cell than existing optical solutions,
mirrors can concentrate injection molding factories. enabling higher power output and
Kyoto Mosaic can be used in a vari- longer life cycles for the solar cell.
the Sun from 20 to 500 ety of structures, all tracking the
times with 94%
Light distribution patterns on the solar cell receiver
Parabolic Fresnel Mosaic
Butterfly Solar Generator
Kyoto Butterfly uses Kyoto Mosaic
mirror tiles to create multifunctional
solar energy systems that allow the
co-generation of electricity and
heat. The Butterfly uses 20 times
concentration, which requires only
5% the area of solar cells to generate
the same power output.
The tracking system increases power
output by 40% over fixed mounted
systems. The resulting heat can be
used for a number of vital applica-
tions, such as desalination, water
heating, food drying and so on.
• 4x1 meters
• Lightweight - 6kg/m2
• Aluminum and plastic
• Automatic 2-axis solar tracking
• Ground screw mounting
• Electricity 800W
• Hot Water 70°C
• Superheated air 400°C
• Storage for 24/7 operation
Kyoto develops power Partners bring land and equity, location and with a number of
plants, where we work while Kyoto provide the technology, differentapplications.
We are open for business!
operations expertise, financing and
with partners on a carbon credits. Such joint ventures
project-by-project basis. can be done for any size, any
Examples Farms Village Industry Telecom Retail Schools Hotels
Solar Water pumps
Solar Crop drying
A/C - Cooling
We all have Kyoto Club Carbon Credits are not
All our customers become
carbon footprints. members of the Kyoto Club and just Carbon Credits.
get a membership card. They demonstrate positive impact
Are you absorbing Using mobile and internet tech- on Nature, Animals and Humans.
nology, our members volunteer
or emitting? They go Negative - not just
information about their energy use
Neutral. Kyoto Club credits adhere
so that the carbon savings can be
documented. to both Gold Standard and Social
This helps us track the Carbon Carbon.
Footprints of all our users, on a
Authorized Kyoto Resellers buy batches of products local area. Multiple resellers can
band together to form distributors.
from local distributors and sell,
Distributors install and maintain for clients.
and Resellers Distributors buy 20’ or 40’ contain-
ers and recruit resellers in the
Kyoto offers a complete Franchise system containing:
• Franchise Manual and Training
• Marketing and branding tools
• Web based logistics and management system
Thomas Alva Edison Horace de Sausseur Augustine Mouchot Clarence Kemp
“You see, we should make and his “hot box” from from France printed a Climax was the first
use of the forces of nature newspaper using solar patented solar water
and should obtain all our energy from his own solar heater.
power in this way. Sun- concentrator steam engine Baltimore, 1891
shine is a form of energy, in 1888!
wind and sea currents
are manifestations of this
Do we make use of them?
Oh no! We burn forests
and coal, like tenants
burning down our front
door for heating. We live
like wild settlers and not
as though these resources
belong to us.”
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