BioLite HomeStove


BioLite HomeStove is a biomass cookstove that generates electricity from waste heat while cooking. It can charge mobile phones and LED lights through an on-board USB port.

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Product description Brand name and product description

The goal of the BioLite HomeStove is to reduce smoke by up to 90%, use 50% less wood and generate electricity with the waste heat.

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?"

BioLite distributes through locally embedded credit enablers.

Available on The Level Market.  Get a quote on volume orders.


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 hundreds of clean cookstoves. A list of nearly 300 is available in the Clean Cooking Catalog.

Three stone fires and inefficient, traditional stoves.

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

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

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

Off-grid households in need of an efficient stove and a source of light at night or a source of energy to charge mobile devices.

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