Electric cookers spare parts will continue to be exempted from paying tariffs

The Government will extend to the end of November the tariff exemptions for CKD or spare parts used for electric induction cookers. The Electricity Minister Esteban Albornoz said last week during the delivery of 49 induction cookers in Floreana (Galapagos), that this measure will...

Enrollees in the program of electric kitchens increase to Up to 36,000

The Ministry of Electricity said that until the weekend, the number of registered users for the replacement program from gas cookers to electric cookers reached 36,000. State authorities said that the gradual increase is due to a better dissemination of the government project....

Government asks manufacturers of kitchens to accelerate production process

The Government yesterday asked the manufacturers of electric cookers to make “greater efforts to accelerate its production plans,” said Alexis Valencia, Undersecretary of Industrial Development of the Ministry of Industries. “It was seen that the project started...

There are 20,000 enrolled in the new plan of induction cookers

About 20,000 users are registered in the Efficient Cooking Government program, said the Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez. Registration for the program began last month and is done by accessing to the web: www.ecuadorcambia.com. Gonzalez said: “Until last Friday we...

2000 people have signed up to buy induction cookers

Until today, there have been about 2000 people in the replacement program for gas cookers with electric cookers through the website www.ecuadorcambia.com, which was enabled on August 18. This data was indicated by Alexis Valencia, Secretary of Industrial Development of the...

Registration of electric cookers users must wait until September

Dozens of customers from the Quito Electric Company (EEQ for its Spanish acronym) came on 1 August to the matrix agency located in the streets Mariana de Jesús and 10 de Agosto, in the north of Quito, to receive information about how to access the new induction cookers program....

Change of gas cookers by electric begins this August 1st

The change of gas stoves by electric will start this August 1st nationwide. The Government encourages the replacement of three million stoves, because it seeks to save $800 million per year spent on the gas subsidy. In Ecuadorian households 92% of liquefied petroleum gas is...

Government is working on optimizing the electrical service

Vice President Jorge Glas reiterated that in August will start the first phase of the replacement of gas by electric cookers, so it is working in a management model so that the electrical service is not interrupted. “If there are (power outages), must be solved quickly and...
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