Tag: KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks expands into Rwanda

KOKO Networks expands into Rwanda

March 22, 2022 |

In Rwanda, the Government of Rwanda announced an agreement with KOKO Networks to develop the world’s first nation-wide renewable cooking fuel utility. Rwanda is targeting universal access to clean cooking by 2030, in order to solve the deforestation, carbon emissions and indoor air pollution deaths caused by the use of charcoal and wood for cooking, […]

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Koko Networks converts 50,000th household to ethanol cooking in Nairobi

Koko Networks converts 50,000th household to ethanol cooking in Nairobi

September 7, 2020 |

In Kenya, CIO East Africa reports that Koko Networks has successfully transitioned its 50,000th household to using ethanol for clean cooking. Using adapted two-burner stoves, the cooking fuel is available through more than 600 agents at 700 outlets around Nairobi, partially supported through IoT. The company has seen a boost in interest in using clean […]

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KOKO Networks rolls out 700 ethanol cooking fuel ATMs across Nairobi

KOKO Networks rolls out 700 ethanol cooking fuel ATMs across Nairobi

May 29, 2019 |

In Kenya, KOKO Networks has rolled out a whopping 700 “ATMs” across Nairobi dispensing ethanol for clean cooking. In conjunction with the increased availability of the fuel, the company also released its double burning cookstove. The Kenyan government is seeking to transition the country to 100% clean cooking fuel, away from the kerosene and charcoal […]

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Kenyan ethanol stove company uses app to encourage customers to sell units to friends and family

Kenyan ethanol stove company uses app to encourage customers to sell units to friends and family

January 24, 2019 |

In Kenya, KOKO Networks has developed a new scheme to encourage the users of its ethanol stoves to get others to also buy the stoves through the use of its customer mobile app. Customers can earn a commission of $2.50 for every stove worth $61 they are responsible for selling, be it to friends or […]

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KOKO Networks invests in Saarus to commercially roll out ethanol cookstoves in Africa

KOKO Networks invests in Saarus to commercially roll out ethanol cookstoves in Africa

October 3, 2018 |

In Kenya, KOKO Networks Ltd. announced a strategic investment in Saarus Innovations Pvt. Ltd., a product design and manufacturing company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India. KOKO and Saarus have collaborated closely in recent years. In particular, Saarus helped design, develop and manufacture KOKO’s patent-pending bio-ethanol powered cookstove, which was commercially piloted in selected neighborhoods of Nairobi […]

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Vivo Energy teams with KOKO Networks to retail ethanol cooking fuel

Vivo Energy teams with KOKO Networks to retail ethanol cooking fuel

July 2, 2018 |

In Kenya, Vivo Energy Kenya announced a partnership with KOKO Networks that sees it enter the Kenyan market for clean liquid ethanol cooking fuel. Vivo Energy, the company which distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants across Africa, is the first multinational fuel company to enter the ethanol cooking fuel sector, working with KOKO to […]

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