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La Programa de Eficiencia Energética para la Cocción (“The program for energy efficient cooking”) PEC
Launch: 2009 End: 2023
Region: LAC
Geography: Ecuador
Type: National
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Domestic Government
Funders: Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy
  • Subsidy
  • Special Financing
  • Electrification
  • Description:
    Government program to transition families from LPG (currently subsidized) to hydroelectric (largely using induction stoves). Builds off success of pilot program 2009 - 2014 called Plan Fronteras [1]
    By end of 2017: 740,000 induction stoves had been purchased (around 83% of population) [1]
    3.5 million households to switch from LPG to induction electricity [1]
    [1] [2]