Sunspot Electric Stove


Solar electric cooking system integrated with a Pay-As-You-Go financing model.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Sunspot solar cooker is an electrical cooking system designed and implemented by SunspotTM, consisting of two utility-grade PV modules, one lead-carbon battery, an inverter, and an electric induction cooktop. This product was designed to replace less efficient cooking systems in rural areas of developing countries. The SUNSPOT system replaces not only the traditional cookstove but also provides lighting, mobile phone charging, and other basic electrical services that are often supplied by a separate solar-home-system (SHS).

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?"

The pilot units of this product are being distributed by the manufacturer through partner organizations. In Haiti, the company has partnered with EarthSpark International for its distribution.

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

As of 2020, only pilot units have been distributed and tested. The market price has not been determined by the company.

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

A direct competitor for this product is the SIX solar stove.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Goal 5: Gender equality

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rural households in developing countries.

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