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MAGH 3G GOOD STOVE

Most adopted stove by poor, tribals and farmers in parts of Andhra Pradesh, India, Already facilitated 1500 stoves and the demand is growing every day.
For more details see links:
http://www.bioenergylists.org/content/magh-3g-stove-all | http://e-magh3g.blogspot.com/


[MAGH OPEN STOVE](http://e-maghopenstove.blogspot.com/) is an institutional fixed woodgas stove. This stove is useful for cooking needs of up to 100. With primary and secondary air controls it is easy to operate and highly efficient. For making this stove, "Magh CM" stoves are used inside. This stove is installed at "Open House", Hyderabad, a place for destitute youth for cooking their own food, shelter, studies, etc. Implemented under the "Good Stoves and Biochar Communities" Project, Implemented by GEO with support of GoodPlanet.org France. Stove design by Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy. For more details visit http://e-maghopenstove.blogspot.com/

[MAGH 3G]( http://e-magh3g.blogspot.com/ ) is an adaptation stove. All types of biomass, briquettes and charcoal can be used for cooking. This is an all in one stove.

It was found that many families have at least two or three types of stoves in rural areas for using types of biomass as fuel. Now with just one stove they have the freedom to use all types of Biomass as fuel.

There is an option to control primary air, to control air from the fuel feed side opening, and secondary air (while using TLUD adopter). Weighs less than 2 kgs, 9 inches in height and 7 inches diameter. Most convenient for regular use, travel, relief, refugees, etc. Reusing metal sheet, these stoves are completely hand made. The cost of each stove piece is $5 (USD).

This stove is being facilitated under the "Good Stoves and Biochar Communities" Project, implemented by GEO with the support of GoodPlanet.org This is one of the 40 stoves designed by Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy, GEO http://www.e-geo.org http://www.goodstove.com/ . For more details visit http://e-magh3g.blogspot.com/

GEO fuel briquettes

is a very low cost technology, and also for making briquettes with very less effort. This is screw based system, requires very less energy and space to operate. Briquettes can be made using human power, convenient for young or old in making briquettes from various types of waste material. Small pieces of waste papers, sawdust, leaves, wood shavings, rice husk, etc. can be used as raw material. Any sticky material available in abundant can also be added if required for producing compact and strong briquettes. The cost of each such device made up of iron is less than $8 (USD) or Rs. 400. Various types of stoves are available for using the briquettes, including some of these AVAN and MAGH series stoves can be used. Magh-1 stove with little adoption can also be used for briquettes as fuel. We can also make and use special stoves for the briquettes as fuel. For more details see: http://e-fuelbriquetts.blogspot.com/

Also see http://e-lowcostextruder.blogspot.com/ | http://www.e-geo.org | http://www.goodstove.com

This is the prototype of Magh series "Magh Utham Woodgas Burner". http://e-maghutham.blogspot.com/ This is a natural draft burner (forced air is optional). Low cost, low weight, easy of operation, easy to collect the biochar by rotating the combustion frame and easy to reload it. As it is can be used for boilers / institutional stoves / domestic cooking / etc. The performance is good. There could be some more improvements in its design to increase its performance. For details and photographs see the link http://e-maghutham.blogspot.com/ . The term "Utham" refers to "Best" which is part of the name of Prof. K. Purushotham Reddy a very well known environmentalist in India.

Magh CM-II natural draft woodgas stove http://e-maghcm-ii.blogspot.com/, it is a very low-cost stove for heating and generating charcoal. It can also be described as a mini-charcoal making metal kiln. Instead of incinerating biomass generated from home gardens / any other dry combustible material generated as household waste usually throw into the garbage bins, can be used here. The leaf litter, dry twigs / sticks, chips of wood, wood shavings, etc., are very much suitable.

MAGH-IV woodgas T-LUD multipurpose light - stove
N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy, http://www.e-geo.org/ GEO - GEOECOLOGY ENERGY ORGANISATION December 30, 2007

How to Use a Woodgas or Smoke Burner Stove
N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy, July 1, 2007
GEO GEOECOLOGY ENERGY ORGANISATION

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Smoke Burner Stove - MAGHSmoke Burner Stove - MAGH

The Woodgas or Smoke Burner Stove technology is new to many users. These are the most efficient Good stoves, with a choice of using different types of available biomass.

MAGH-CM1 T-LUD WOODGAS STOVE - COMMON MANS' LOW COST STOVE N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy, Geo, January 2, 2008 MAGH-CM1 T-LUD WOODGAS STOVEMAGH-CM1 T-LUD WOODGAS STOVE

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