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Enabling clean cooking through smart biogas and smart electric cookstoves

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Ben Jeffreys


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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Decarbonising cooking for 4 billion people will contribute more to the global economy than the GDP of Italy and offset more emissions than the global airline industry. ATEC* is a market leader in solving this problem at scale through it's patented IoT modern cookstoves - delivering superior quality, affordable paygo plans, then the ability to generate data-validated carbon credits off each stove for up to 15 years post-sale. ATEC* currently has cookstoves in over 13 countries with a team of 50 doing sales and distribution in Bangladesh & Cambodia headquartered in Australia. With its unique flywheel business model, ATEC's mission is to become the global leader in the sector across Asia & Africa and leading the charge in solving clean cooking and climate change.

Notable Achievements

  • Over 13,000 people now have access to clean, modern cooking thanks to ATEC* products
  • Closed 3 seed rounds of US$3.6m, raised US$2m in paygo debt
  • Winner of the Global PFAN social enterprise award, Sankalp Award, Google Impact Challenge, WE4F and DFAT Frontier Innovators

Currently Operating in 13 Regions

Press Mentions

August 31, 2021

Aquaculture sector helped to use sustainable clean energy - Khmer Times

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May 9, 2022

ATEC's mission to provide clean cooking solutions to all 'base of pyramid' households - Meaningful Business Community

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September 16, 2021

How to Solve Clean Cooking for 4 Billion People: The Disruptive Potential of the ‘Impact Flywheel’

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