About the company

Type
Company

Members type
innovator

Headquarters
Kyoga Ave, Soroti, Uganda

Company size
18

Founders
Ikalany Betty & Acuku Helen Ekolu

Founded
2012

SDG's

  • Affordable and clean energy


Social

Documents

AEST Brief profile

Website
www.aestug.com

Alliance member

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD


Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD is woman-led social enterprise that creates livelihood opportunities for women in the cook stove and fuel value chain in Eastern Uganda.The enterprise aims to eradicate over dependence on wood fuel in Uganda by making organic charcoal for cooking from agricultural waste as an alternative to wood fuel among households and institutions in urban and peri urban areas in Eastern Uganda.

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD is woman-led social enterprise that creates livelihood opportunities for women in the cook stove and fuel value chain in Eastern Uganda.Our mission is to increase usage of affordable clean energy solutions for low income households and institutions that meet customer and environmental needs in Uganda.Our over all goal is to contribute to improvement in health for people in low income households and institutions that rely on firewood and wood charcoal for cooking and heating in Uganda.

Offers

Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Offer Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Description
Charcoal briquettes from agricultural waste.

Charcoal Briquettes; AEST LTD manufactures and sells charcoal briquettes with a brand name ‘Makaa’ made from recycled agricultural waste(Groundnut husks) to households and institutions in urban and periurban areas of Uganda. Our briquettes are a viable low cost alternative to environmentally damaging fuels such as firewood,kerosene and wood charcoal because they smokeless leading to reduced pollution and respiratory health problems associated with inhaling smoke from cook stoves. They have a long burning and heating capacity and are far cheaper than wood charcoal and fire wood helping customers to save costs on fuel and preserve of tree cover.

Available in
Uganda,

Categories of application
Affordable and clean energy

Sector of application
Renewable fuels

Status
Implemented


Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Offer Appropriate Energy Saving Technologies (AEST) LTD

Description
Improved Energy Saving Cook stoves.

The improved energy saving stoves includes a fired clay liner with metal claddings, which improves fuel efficiency, enhances combustion conditions, and ensures a better flame stability and systematic airflow

Available in
Uganda,

Categories of application
Affordable and clean energy

Sector of application
Energy storage

Status
Implemented