Solid fuel stoves



The technical specifications and materials used in the fabrication of solid fuel cookstoves influence their performance. Solid fuel cookstoves can be classified into three main categories, according to both their design and construction materials: Traditional; Improved stoves; Gasifiers.






  • Stoves with a better enclosed fire are less affected by wind.


  • If the shape of the combustion chamber is not optimized, low temperature can occur in some points, causing the formation of substances like carbon monoxide and unburned hydrocarbons


Examples of the technology

Examples of the technology applications

Already in use in Malawi and Burundi.



For further information download the Guidelines.


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