24th November 2021
At the high altitudes where the electricity infrastructure is not developed yet, these solar heated tents are like a blessing. Solar heated tents are not widely used by soldiers now, but eventually, the use will increase as the government approves the tender of any company.
Sonam Wangchuk has created a portable military tent that can accommodate ten jawans at a time and can be heated using solar panels. Sonam was the inspiration for the character Phunsuk Wangdu in the Bollywood film '3 Idiots.'
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This tent is a portable, prefabricated solar-passive shelter that the jawans may erect on the spot. Although the internationally famous Ladakhi innovator couldn't go into specifics about the materials used to construct the tent because his patent application is still being reviewed, the structure is based on the same scientific concepts as solar dwellings.
"With high amounts of solar radiation and a suitable surface for absorbing the light, the tent is well insulated from its surrounding environment." The design is basic and elegant. It captures heat from the sun, stores it in water, and uses the tent's insulating properties to keep it warm for the jawans at night. The south-facing portion of the tent allows for solar intake.
Meanwhile, the tent can be dismantled and reassembled anywhere else. Each separated piece weighs less than 30 kg, which he claims can be transported by native porters and jawans and assembled quickly. At high altitudes, the conditions are extremely harsh. Thus soldiers frequently take single-layered tents and piece them together. This tent, he argues, provides comfortable and non-polluting shelter for soldiers stationed in strategically critical and high-altitude regions such as the Black Top Hill or the Siachen Glacier.
This solar-heated tent prototype costs around Rs 5 lakh to construct. He claims that it might cost the same or a bit less in manufacture, depending on the scale. "It's worth noting that the container cabins they're using cost roughly Rs 9-10 lakh and have a smaller footprint than our prototype." Our tent will cost half as much, with twice the area, and provide the greatest levels of portability that their present cabins lack".
However, the solar-heated tent that has been designed does not have to be limited to military use. He claims that these tents may be used by anyone who desires 'rapid accommodation' that is warm, heated, and does not require the use of fuel. The tourist industry is one apparent market.
These tents can be used in any location that attracts tourists but lacks the essential infrastructure or facilities. You can use these passive solar-heated tents to establish resorts or camps and provide nice lodging for travelers during the annual Chadar trip in the winter, for example, where there aren't many good places to sleep. Border Roads Organization labourers can also utilize these tents, who would otherwise live in pitiful single plastic tents. Instead, people can stay in their tents and live happily without adding to pollution.
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