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Title: Using renewable energy technologies for domestic cooking in India: a methodology for potential estimation
Authors: Purohit, P
A Kumar
Keywords: Domestic cooking
Domestic cooking
Improved cookstoves
Solar cookers
Issue Date: 2002
Citation: Renewable Energy, 26(2), 235-246
Abstract: An attempt has been made to estimate the potential of using biogas plants, solar cookers and improved cookstoves for domestic cooking in India. Based on 1991 statistics on the bovine population and ownership pattern, the potential number of family size biogas plants comes out to be around 38 million in the optimistic scenario whereas, in the realistic scenario it is around 29 million. The potential of improved cookstoves is estimated at about 90 million and that of solar cookers is estimated at about 75 million.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/1052
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