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Ben Jeffreys

CEO & Co-Founder at ATEC

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
ATEC exists to bring affordable electric cooking to every person on the planet with our patented IoT eStoves. 4 billion people across Asia & Africa still lack access to modern cooking solutions that don’t rely on wood or other biomass - generating more emissions than the global airline industry. ATEC’s patented IoT technology means stoves are mobile money integrated so that customers can access modern electric cooking for as little as $5/mth, then usage data is converted into 100% data-verified carbon credits - a global first for the sector. ATEC is now expanding its patented, fully-digitised product+carbon package across 8 markets in Asia & Africa - working with last-mile distributors and net-zero partners to decarbonise cooking at scale.

Notable Achievements

  • Over 15000 people now have access to clean, modern cooking thanks to ATEC* products
  • Closed 3 seed rounds of US$4.4m, 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 Eleven Regions

Press Mentions

July 4, 2024

Schneider Electric Secures $3.75M For Global South Expansion

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July 3, 2024

Schneider Electric Energy Access Asia & Spark+ Africa closes US$3.75M Series A investment in ATEC for Global South Expansions

Read on WebWire »

March 22, 2023

ENGIE & ATEC sign landmark multi-country Digital MRV carbon credit agreement

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May 9, 2022

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

Read on Meaningful Business Community »

September 16, 2021

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

Read on NextBillion »

August 31, 2021

Aquaculture sector helped to use sustainable clean energy - Khmer Times

Read on Khmer Times - Insight into Cambodia »

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