Essays about: "improved cooking stoves"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words improved cooking stoves.

  1. 1. Adoption and sustained use of energy efficient stoves in rural Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Hoigt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; improved cooking stoves; Uganda; new technology adoption;

    Abstract : In 2011, Energy saving (mud) stoves were introduced in villages around the Kachung Forestplantation in rural Uganda as part of an effort to support local sustainable development. Initial fieldwork showedthat the stoves had not been adopted as much as the apparent benefits would suggest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indoor Air Pollution, Passive Ventilation Strategies and Thermal Comfort in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Marianne Löwgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy poverty; Solid biomass fuels; Improved cooking stoves; Indoor air pollution; Carbon monoxide; Vernacular architecture; Passive ventilation; Air exchange rate; Indoor air quality; Thermal comfort; Operative temperature; Sustainable societal development; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) resulting from indoor burning of solid biomass fuels in poorly ventilated kitchens is a severe health risk in parts of the world where energy poverty is prevalent. Passive ventilation, i.e. taking advantage of naturally induced airflow has been suggested as crucial in reducing IAP levels below safe limits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Use of Biochar Producing Cookstoves in Rural Kenya : Energy efficiency, air pollution concentrations and biochar production potential

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siri Ranung; Jessica Ruud; [2019]
    Keywords : Biochar; improved cooking stoves; three stone open fire;

    Abstract : Household air pollution annually kills around 14 300 people in Kenya, due to the hazardous smoke of incomplete combustion coming from inefficient stoves. Exposure to this smokeleads to lethal health issues for the women and children staying in these kitchens, but the smoke also leads to a contribution to global warming. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of a New Biomass Stove Integrated with a Stirling Engine

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Julia Kuylenstierna; Petra Näsström; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : 1.2 billion people around the world, mainly in the developing countries, live without access to electricity. To increase the living standard for this people and make socio economic development possible, supplying rural areas with electricity is crucial.In rural areas around the world 2. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating energy efficiency and emissions of charred biomass used as a fuel for household cooking in rural Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Achour Nemer; [2015]
    Keywords : gasifier; charcoal; biochar; cooking fuel; improved cook stove;

    Abstract : In sub-Saharan Africa a large share of the energy use utilize biomass as a fuel. In some countries more than 90 percent of the energy use is biomass. This energy is primarily used for cooking, heating and drying. READ MORE