Pivot Fuel

Pivot Works

Product description Brand name and product description

Pivot fuel is a human waste derived granular solid biomass fuel intended for industrial applications. Pivot Works converts human waste streams in large municipalities to a solid fuel through mechanical processes providing both an energy source and sanitation solution.

Pivot Works is located in Kigali, Rwanda.


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?"

Pivot Works is the only distributor.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Industry range for a ton of solid fuel at Pivot Fuel’s energy content (18 GJ per ton) is $45 – $189 USD interview with representative

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

– Municipal wastewater treatment plants
– Large scale anaerobic digestion plants

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Private sector and businesses in need of solid fuel

The @AutodeskFdn blogged about our how-to guide for communities writing proposals for development projects https://t.co/MlRH1H0x2F