Solar Green House Dryer (GHD)

Gallery Solar Green House Dryer (GHD) 1
Gallery Solar Green House Dryer (GHD) 1
October 2019
Headquarters 51373 Leverkusen, Germany

Solar Green House Dryer (GHD) - A sustainable solution for mitigation of post-harvest losses in agro-commodities

A solar greenhouse dryer (GHD) based business ecosystem for efficient and sustainable dehydration of agro-products.

The GHD based ecosystem is an efficient, decentralized, cost-effective and sustainable solution for reduction of post-harvest losses in agricultural commodities, reducing wastage of farm produce through dehydration. The core of the efficiency of Solar GHD unit is derived from polycarbonate raisins that are converted into UV coated sheets to construct a parabolic shaped greenhouse dryer. The business model of the GHD Ecosystem is created on the foundation of a consortium approach, solution marketing and market linkage for different agro-commodities with a special focus on exports to realize improved earning capabilities for small and marginal farmers. It contributes towards Government of India’s mission of ‘doubling farmers’ income by 2022’

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Key features

  • Completely powed by the sun
  • Decentralized processing unit, thus reducing cost & carbon emissions associated with the logistics of fragile, heavy & bulky wet agro-produce
  • No agro-product wastage


  • Small and marginal farmers can earn a net profit of higher double digit percentage points (weighted annual average per kilogram of agricultural produce across locations)

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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