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SCORE: A Multi-functional biomass Cook stove

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We all are aware the damages that biomass-fired stoves do to the environment with the smoke and toxins emitted by them. Still majority of the places in the developing nations are seen using them. To lighten the harmful effects of the biomass-fired stoves Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed a high-efficiency biomass cook stove that functions as an electric generator as well.

The multi-functional stove called SCORE, a stove for cooking, refrigeration and electricity generation works by converting heat into acoustic energy, which in turn is converted into electricity with a linear alternator. Due to its highly efficient nature, the stove can run an hour on a single kilogram of fuel. It consumes three times less fuel in comparison with its counterparts. SCORE weighing somewhere between 10-20 kilograms would cost $33. Researchers are presently performing field trials in Nepal and hope it to hit the market soon after 2012.

Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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