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Water Heater to Prototype Small Charcoal Retort.
Mark A. Gallmeier December 10, 2006

Water Heater Tank - Charcoal RetortWater Heater Tank - Charcoal Retort

Charcoal Production: Hydrothermal carbonization at Max Planck Institute
A Stroke of Genius? A New Recipe for Coal
in D-W World.DE September 2006 (See Video Link)

Hydrothermal CarbonizationHydrothermal Carbonization

TEDTALK: AMY SMITH
TED Technology Entertainment Design, BMW, 2006

"MIT engineer Amy Smith designs ingenious low-cost devices to tackle tough problems in developing countries. She received a MacArthur "Genius" Grant in 2004, and was the first woman to win MIT's famed Lemelson Prize. In this talk, she explains the vision behind her inventions, which include eco-friendly charcoal and a laboratory incubator that doesn't require electricity. (Recorded February 2006 in Monterey, CA. Duration: 15:48)"

Dean Still, June, 2005

download the Insulated Rocket Stove for Charcoal pdf
Preliminary Fuel Use and Emissions Test Results:

    Wood Stove
Benchmark
Charcoal
Rocket
(Without
Skirt)
Ghana
Charcoal
Stove
WFP Wood
Rocket
(with Skirt)
Time to Boil min - 22 29 22
Fuel to Cook g 850 604 675 733
Energy to Cook kJ 15,000 23,983 26,089 12,579
CO to Cook g 20 12 74 15
PM to Cook mg 1500 81 85 1289

EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV)

The Gyapa stove is a stove that EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV) brought to Ghana with the help of the Shell Foundation and USAID.

Mike Bess, Energy for Sustainable Development, UK

Selling Lakech
Selling Lakech Mercato Addis Ababa

Save Energy, Save Money, Eat Well

Dont re-invent the wheel, just make it go faster and smoother.

**Energy Saving Charcoal Ovens**
High quality afforadble charcoal ovens availible at all national Nakumatt and Uchumi Supermarkets in Kenya, Kampala and Kigali.

Larger industrial models are availble for collection from our Factory Direct Shop or can be shipped worldwide.

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