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Created on November 17, 2019

KIKE Green Cook KD1

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The KIKE Green Cook KD1 is a single-burner cook stove that burns biogel fuel.

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Product Description

The KIKE Green Cook KD1 is a cook stove that burns a proprietary bio ethanol gel fuel, designed to be a low-cost alternative to kerosene fuels. It is designed and manufactured by SMEFunds and GEBiofuels.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price

$25.40

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

This product is available through direct sales from KIKE Green Stoves.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Puxin JZZ2-A13.

Manufacturing/Building Method

The proprietary biogel fuel is manufactured in a factory in Lagos which can produce up to 50,000 L per day.

Intellectural Property Type

Trademark

User Provision Model

This product is available online directly from KIKE Green Stoves on the Green Market Africa platform. They are also sold locally through over 27,000 agents and distributors.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2021, over 200,000 stoves have been sold in West Africa.

Fuel type

Biogel, ethanol gel fuel

Chimney (yes/no)

No

Forced or passive

Passive

Pot type

Flat or round bottom

Pot capacity (L)

8 L

Thermal efficiency (%)

>60%

PM emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)

10 g/MJ

CO emissions (g/MJ delivered to pot)

4.8 g/MJ

Time to boil (min/L)

Unknown

Design Specifications

The KIKE Green Cook KD1 stove has a single-burner configuration and is made from stainless steel. It is lightweight and portable, weighing 1.2 kg with dimensions of 275 x 275 x 100 mm. It uses a proprietary bio ethanol gel fuel which does not produce soot or smoke.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Technical support is provided by the manufacturer. The stove has a 5 year warranty, the burner a 2 year warranty, and a 100% replacement guarantee for defects within the first year.

Replacement Components

The burner can be replaced separately.

Lifecycle

The product has an expected lifecycle of 10 years.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The stove is designed to be durable, user friendly, safe, and non toxic. It is designed to feed a family of five using 0.75 L of fuel per day.

Vetted Performance Status

Testing performed by BURN Design Lab determined the IWA emissions of the stove.

Safety

Potential safety hazards include burns from hot surfaces, and those associated with other kerosene stoves.

Complementary Technical Systems

The cook stove is used with a proprietary biogel fuel, sold in 0.75 L, 3 L and 5 L bottles. One litre of fuel burns continuously for approximately 4 hours.

Academic Research and References

This paper presents some general information about cook stoves:

Vianello, M., 2016, A Review of Cooking Systems for Humanitarian Settings. Toolkit for the Moving Energy Initiative. Energy, Environment and Resources Department.

2018. This ‘green stove’ saves lives – and the environment, Businessline

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

Testing has been completed by the Intertek Testing Services/Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON).

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