VIP 10-40 Steam Engine

Village Industrial Power

Using agricultural waste as fuel, the VIP 10-40 supplies thermal, electrical, and mechanical power.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Village Industrial Power V-10-40 steam engine produces heat that can be used either to produce hot air or hot water, depending on the agricultural application required. It is clean-burning and able to run on numerous biomass feedstocks. V-10-40 was previously named as V-10 steam engine. Village Industrial Power is located in Bradford, Vermont with additional operations in Nairobi, Kenya and Maharashtra, India.



Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

This product is currently being distributed in Sub-Saharan Africa with operations in Nairobi, Kenya and India with operations in Pune.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Village Industrial Power is the sole distributor and manufacturer of the V-10-40 steam engine.

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

To be determined after establishment of mass production. An initial range is 10,000 USD – 15,000 USD. Interview with Representative in 2018

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

Primary competitors include the HPS Biomass Gasification Power Plant and All Power Labs.

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

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

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

Target users are individual farmers, farming communities, and private sector farming and agricultural businesses with access to solid biomass fuel.

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