AEST Agricultural Waste Charcoal Briquettes

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies Limited

Distributed in Uganda, AEST briquettes are made from various recycled agricultural wastes and ready for a single use.

Product description Brand name and product description

Made and sold by Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies Limited, AEST Agricultural waste briquettes are charcoal briquettes from various recycled agricultural wastes.

AEST is based in Soroti, Uganda.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There are various briquettes being sold in Uganda. However, AEST is the only company producing and selling briquettes with the materials they use.  Interview with representative

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Low-income households in Uganda.

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