EcoZoom Plancha

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Designed by EcoZoom, the Plancha stove has two burners and a 20 cm (8 in) chimney for cooking with wood, charcoal, or biomass briquettes.

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Product description Brand name and product description

Designed by EcoZoom, this Plancha stove is a portable, durable stove featuring two burners with two removable tops on a cast iron griddle to enable direct access to the flame when cooking with pots. It has a refractory metal lining, ceramic insulation, hinged combustion chamber doors, and no sharp edges and it is designed to burn wood, charcoal and biomass briquettes. Video available on how to use the stove.

EcoZoom operation and production center is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

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?"

EcoZoom has projects going in several countries around the globe. They work with partners on scales ranging from single villages to entire countries.

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.

Three stone fires and inefficient, traditional stoves, over 200 clean cookstoves in the Clean Cooking Catalog and up to 15 stoves in the E4C Solutions Library.


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)

Individuals and families in developing countries in need of eco-friendly and efficient cooking products.

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