Updated on December 22, 2023

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Created on August 28, 2016

Chispa Hogar

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A biomass-powered stove manufactured and distributed in Guatemala.

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Product Description

The Chispa Hogar is a ‘hybrid-rocket’ stove made by Soluciones Apropiadas. The 16′ x 32′ flat griddle top is designed to accommodate the needs of Guatemalan families and has removable rings to place the pot in direct contact with flames, improving stove efficiency. The stove is available with a steel frame stand or can be installed on top of a concrete or brick base.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price

$175.00

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Cosas Mejores

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include EcoZoom Plancha.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass produced in the Soluciones Apropidas factory in San Antonio Aguas Calientes, near Antigua, Guatemala.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Users can obtain the stove directly from Soluciones Apropiadas or distributors such as Cosas Mejores.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Fuel type

Firewood

Chimney (yes/no)

Yes

Forced or passive

Passive

Pot type

Both

Pot capacity (L)

15 L

Thermal efficiency (%)

Unknown

PM emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)

Unknown

CO emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)

Unknown

Time to boil (min/L)

Unknown

Design Specifications

The design of this stove was a collaboration between Soluciones Apropiadas and Nomadic Design Studio. The stove includes an 8 ft chimney and surface area for preparing and storing food. Product specifications include:

  • Dimensions (l/w/h): 1200/800/850 mm
  • Weight: 90.0 kg
  • Shipping Weight: 90.0 kg
  • Plancha/griddle size: 16 x 32 in

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Technical Support

Installation guides with graphics detailing cleaning, proper use and maintenance are provided for end users and implementors in Spanish or English.

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

5 years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

60-65% more efficient than traditional wood stoves

Vetted Performance Status

None

Safety

The installation guide provides instructions for proper use.

Complementary Technical Systems

Cooking accessories.

Academic Research and References

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

None

Other Information

A video from MPACT Project is available here.

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