C-Quest Capital (CQC) and Ener-G-Africa (EGA) have purchased 10,000 Jet-Flame Kits, a combustion accessory that cleans up emissions in wood burning cook stoves. The Jet-Flame and the solar panels and batteries to power it will be assembled and built in the EGA factory in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Jet-Flame was designed by the Gates funded Global Health Laboratories, Aprovecho Research Center, and Shengzhou Stove Manufacturer. It is the first low cost insert that can be used in almost all homemade cookstoves while cleanly burning many types of readily available fuels. For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/3rJGBEP
Ken Newcombe, CEO of CQC, says “the combination of the Jet-Flame, solar panel and battery kit provides energy for super-fast clean cooking as well as a USB port to charge a cell phone and a light, offered to rural families for less than even the lowest priced fan-assisted cookstoves on the market today.” Users of the Jet-Flame also breathe dramatically less smoke and gas that severely damage health.
EGA will assemble the Jet-Flames in its new factory where it will also manufacture 10W, 20W, and 50W solar panels. CQC has purchased 10,000 Jet-Flames and together with EGA expects to sell 50,000 Jet-Flame kits in 2022 and 2023, building to 100,000 per year thereafter in Southern and Eastern Africa. Promising Jet-Flame marketing trials are underway in Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda and Zimbabwe which will drive sales outside of Malawi and providing clean energy access for the rest of the markets across SSA.
LED’s Lighting a New Path for Future Sustainability: Part Three
In this final part of our blog series, we will hear from three regions, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, and Bihar
LED’s Lighting a New Path for Future Sustainability: Part Two
Part two explores C-Quest Capital’s (CQC) efficient lighting program where over 14.5 million LED blubs have already been supplied to over 3 million households. By the end of the program, it will be estimated that up to 50 million LEDs will eventually be installed to many of India’s most rural and disadvantaged communities.
C-Quest Capital Awarded with Best Project Developer: Energy Efficiency
C-Quest Capital has won the ‘Best Project Developer: Energy Efficiency’ and runner-up for ‘Best Project Developer: Public health’ in Environmental Finance’s Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) Rankings 2022.
LED’s Lighting a New Path for Future Sustainability: Part One
With lighting accounting for 15% of global energy usage and nearly 5% of global CO2 emissions, efficient lighting technologies such as Light Emitting Diode (LED globes) have now been moved into the limelight as an essential technology to move the world closer to net-zero – one globe at a time.
AirCarbon Exchange Partners With C-Quest Capital on First-Ever Auction of LED Carbon Credits
AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world’s first carbon negative exchange, has partnered with C-Quest Capital LLC (CQC), the world-leading carbon project developer, for the first-ever auction of carbon credits generated from LED light bulb projects.
BIX Capital And FMO Jointly Provide A USD 10 Million Facility To CQC
BIX Capital and The Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) are jointly providing a USD 10 million facility to C-Quest Capital to further strengthen its Clean Cooking activities in Sub-Saharan Africa.