New Gas Stove for Domestic PNG

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  • December 14, 2021
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New Gas Stove for Domestic PNG

Part of: Prelims and GS-III -Economy

Context The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently informed that a novel fuel efficient domestic cooking stove for Piped Natural Gas (PNG) has been developed by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) in collaboration with CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) Dehradun.

Key takeaways

  • This is the first product of its kind in the Country. 
  • Entire combustion system has been customised in this new stove to handle PNG.
  • The stove has been optimised to have the highest thermal efficiency of around 55% in comparison to the maximum efficiency of 40% for the modified LPG stoves 
  • It has a cost almost similar to a normal LPG stove.

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