MissionThe CPC has as main activities of applied research, technology development and the implementation of international testing protocols in laboratory and field, in order to evaluate the performance of improved stoves and certify their efficiency in terms of energy efficiency, safety and air pollutants emission. In addition, the CPC provides technical assistance to projects and institutions engaged in the construction and/or dissemination of improved firewood stoves (biomass).
Partner TypeImplementer
Organization TypeResearch (Academic, Other)
Organizational ExpertiseClimate/Environment, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D
ExpertiseHigh altitude cookstoves testing.
Technologies and FuelsBiogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Solar
Clean Cooking ActivitiesFirst KPT study in Bolivia.
Use of new local materials applied to improved cookstoves
PartnershipExperience in energy efficiency testing
Experience with two pots and chimney stoves
Experience in uncertainty evaluation for WBT
Regions Operating InLatin America and Caribbean
Countries Operating InBolivia
AddressUMSA Cota Cota Campus
27th Street, Cota Cota
CityLa Paz
Primary Point of Contact
   First NameMarcelo
   Last NameGorritty
   Phone591-2-2205000. ext 1106
Secondary Point of Contact
   First NameRene
   Last NameAlvarez