Gogle Energy Saving Stove
Gogle Energy Saving Stoves are biomass-powered rocket stoves that are manufactured and distributed in Ethiopia.
Manufactured and distributed in Ethiopia, Gogle Energy Saving Stoves are rocket-type, biomass-powered cookstoves intended for household use.
Local wholesalers and shops distribute Gogle cookstoves in Ethiopia.Interview with manufacturer
Additionally, international NGOs, such as the Gaia Association and UNHCR, purchase large orders of stoves to distribute in refugee settlements.
12.50 USD (350 birr)Interview with manufacturer
Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Gogle stoves are designed for two users:
(1) Low- and middle-income families in Ethiopia.
(2) Refugees from South Sudan and Somalia who settle in Ethiopia.
Gogle sells their stoves to local stores and distributors. Additionally, NGOs, such as World Vision and UNHCR purchase large bulk orders of their stoves, particularly for refugee camps in Ethiopia.
20,000 units as of October 2018Interview with manufacturer
What fuel type the stoves uses
Does the stove have a chimney?
Whether the stove is forced draft or passive
What pot type(s) the stove can accommodate
The capacity of the pot the stove can accommodate
The efficiency in terms of heat delivered to pot compared to overall heat produced through combustion
PM2.5 emissions of the stove per MJ
CO emissions of the stove per MJ
The amount of time it takes to bring a specified amount of water to boil
The stove is designed with a clay combustion chamber and metal housing. A hatch opens to the fuel-feeding chamber and wooden handles enable portability.
Available from the manufacturer
Replacement components, particularly for the clay combustion chamber, are available from the manufacturer.
Estimated 5 yearsInterview with manufacturer
The manufacture specifies three types of impact targets:
(1) Social targets: Hire and empower women to work in their factory, empower communities by reducing their dependency on firewood, and reduce the workload of women (decreased time collecting firewood and cooking).
(2) Environmental targets: Improve indoor air quality, reduce deforestation, and reduce GHG emissions.
(3) Economic targets: Deliver high volumes of stoves, generate annual income of 1,800 USD for each employee, and create jobs in production, retail, and distribution of their products.
The stove was tested in an Ethiopian government lab to have an efficiency rating of 51%.Interview with manufacture
The stove has not been tested under international standards.
Ethiopian government lab, although no report has been published.Interview with manfuacturer
The stove should remain on leveled ground and users must be cautious when working around hot surfaces.
Ethiopia does not have standards for cookstoves and the stove has not been tested for compliance of other international standards.Interview with manufacturer
An Ethiopian government laboratory performed basic testing and calculated a 51% efficiency rating.Interview with manufacturer
Gogle was a SEED winner in 2013.
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