Market Suggested Retail Price
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
This product is mass produced in Kumasi, Ghana by Montals Engineering. Approximately 1,000 stoves are manufactured monthly.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Users can obtain the product through Montals Engineering.
Distributions to Date Status
As of June 2016, over 2,000,000 stoves have been distributed. The 2 million stoves distributed reflect stove sales to users intending on utilizing only LPG, only biogas or both biogas and LPG as fuel. Interview with representative
The dimensions of the stove are 560 mm x 560 mm x 360 mm with a weight of 10.1 kg. Assembly can be done locally, requiring only a spanner and screw driver after initial manufacturing in Ghana.
Technical support provided by the manufacturer, Montals Engineering.
The burner within the stove body requires replacing over the lifetime of the stove. Interview with representative
This product has a warranty of 6 months and a lifetime of 4 years. Interview with representative
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Designer specified performance targets include the reduction of carbon monoxide emissions (PPM) and high thermal efficiency.
Vetted Performance Status
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Ghana verified the following: thermal efficiency, emissions (including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and particulate matter), energy consumption rate, and firepower.
Be sure to use a flame arrestor to prevent upstream flame propagation.
Complementary Technical Systems
Montals Engineering's product line also includes the Munt G1 three burner biogas stove and a two burner biogas stove. Other technical systems to be used with the stove include varying types of biodigesters and scrubbing systems.
Academic Research and References
Vianello, M., 2016, A Review of Cooking Systems for Humanitarian Settings, Toolkit for the Moving Energy Initiative. Energy, Environment and Resources Department.
Compliance with regulations
Montals Engineering is progressing toward complying with Indian biogas regulations.
Montals Engineering manufacturers stoves for both LPG and biogas. Montals biogas stoves are also compatible with LPG if needed.