InStove 60-L Cookstove


InStove 60-L is a smokeless, lightweight, wood-burning Rocket-type institutional cookstove with an integrated aluminium pot, lid and chimney.

Product description Brand name and product description

This is a 60-L capacity rocket-type portable and durable institutional cookstove that comes with an integrated aluminium pot, lid and chimney.

Designed by InStove, it burns wood and biomass briquettes while saving fuel from 75% to 90% compared to an open fire, it produces no visible smoke and reduces by 90% pollutant emissions, including carbon monoxide and black carbon. A single 60 Liter Stove can prepare about 100 meals per pot and within available drop-in accessories, it can provide safe drinking water, medical sterilization and pressure cooking or canning.

The stove was discontinued in 2018 when InStove went out of business. The design was transferred to Institutional Energy Solutions in Nairobi, Kenya in 2019: IES 60 L Cookstove.


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

Cookstoves are in service in 31 countries worldwide, mainly in Africa within 19 countries in the continent, such as Darfur (Sudan), Ethiopia, Haiti, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

895 USD, includes an aluminum pot.

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

Three stone fires and inefficient, traditional stoves, up to 8 similar models available in the E4C Solutions Library and over 89 rocket type wood stoves in the Clean Cooking Catalog.

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

Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

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

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

These are SDGs linked to InStove mission to address human health and well-being, food security, medical sterilization, safe drinking water, deforestation, desertification and habitat loss, climate change and sustainable development.

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

Off-grid users with 3-stone open fires traditional stoves in need of an improved institutional stove.

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