VIP V-10-40 Steam Engine

Village Industrial Power

Using agricultural waste as fuel, the VIP 10-40 creates thermal, electrical, and mechanical energy to transform crops into higher value products.

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 fuel-flexible (able to run on numerous biomass feedstocks), clean-burning, robust and easily operated system. 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)

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

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

HPS Biomass Gasification Power Plant from Husk Power Systems, already in the E4C Solutions Library and All Power Labs 

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

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

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

Trained individuals, communities and private sector businesses with access to solid biomass fuel.

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