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Kitchen Electrification Monthly
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Rebates for Americans to electrify their kitchens are on the way.

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was passed with a High-Efficiency Electric Home Rebate Program allocating up to $840 for the purchase of electric cooktops and ranges. Additionally, this program provides up to a $4,000 rebate for electric panel upgrades alongside up to a $2,500 rebate for electrical wiring improvements. This program is the first of its kind that will enable Americans nationwide access to federal dollars to make electrifying their kitchens more financially accessible and rapidly grow the market for induction cooking.

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Rewiring America’s IRA Incentive Calculator

Child cooking over a gas stove.

Study: methane gas from stoves contains 21 hazardous air pollutants.

Report finds that methane gas from cooking appliances are likely mischaracterized in composition and underestimated, pointing out the need for additional indoor air quality research for health and safety purposes.

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New York State 160M towards all-electric, affordable housing.

As part of the Hochul Administration’s commitment to increasing affordable housing across the state, these new developments and retrofits in the Bronx and Ithaca include 272 housing units that will be electric or electric-ready. 

Read about the Bronx. Read about Ithaca

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House Representative submits letter for consumer protections against gas stoves.

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL) submitted a letter to the Consumer Product Safety Commission questioning the lack of action on gas stove regulation despite years of knowledge of the public health risk they pose.

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Chef Christopher Galarza in collage of induction and commercial kitchen equipment

Chefs are calling for electrification.

Nationally recognized Chef Chris Galarza is paving the way for commercial kitchen electrification by drawing on personal experience working in commercial food service and highlighting the ways that electrification can improve kitchen worker safety, comfort, and morale.

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Silver induction range in a home kitchen.

“Why I said goodbye to open flame cooking”

With a former line cook husband who trained on flame, the transition to electric was heavy on the mind. But after getting their hands on induction, Epicurious editor Emily says they’ll never give it up.

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Black Induction range in home

Induction just got more accessible!

Following the trend to increase accessibility of induction by offsetting the upfront costs, the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN), an incentive provider in the San Francisco Bay Area, has more than doubled their incentive for induction from $300 to $750 per unit!

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Induction hob loaner programs grow across the country.

Each month, the number of local government and utility programs that allow consumers to borrow countertop induction cooking kits grows and we’re seeing this growth happening across the nation. Recently, Los Alamos County in New Mexico launched their program alongside an explanation video for their residents. 

Read More about Los Alamos. View Nationwide Lending Programs. 

 

Pot of food cooking on induction stove

Awarding electric kitchens globally!

Foodservice Equipment Journal announces their shortlist for the Operator of the Year for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability and includes two portfolio companies that will be removing gas from their kitchens!

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Induction stove on Rivian truck

Induction goes mobile.

Induction isn’t just for your home. The efficiency of the technology makes it a great pair for the all-electric adventure vehicle of the future with integrations like this one on the Rivian R1T.

Take a Tour. 

Recipe of the Month

Veggie Shakshuka

Join Chef Reem Assil in creating this beautiful tomatoey goodness just in time for tomato season! Sit back and enjoy as induction keeps this dish at a perfect simmer.


View Recipe.  Watch Video
Event flyer showing: Kim Latham of Atlas Public Policy, Noah Cordoba of Building Decarbonization Coalition, and Ram Narayanamurthy from the U.S Department of Energy.

Buildings Hub Live: The Future of the Electric Kitchen

September 31, 2022 at 11am PT/1pm ET

Tune in to this live video podcast discussing the past, present, and, most importantly, the future of the all-electric kitchen. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy.

Register.
 

Vegan chicken and dumplings

Virtual Induction Cooking Class: Vegan Chicken and Dumplings

September 6, 2022 at 6:30pm PT

Join Chef Kelvin in a one-of-a-kind series cooking on induction! Learn how to make vegan chicken and dumplings in this evening special. Hosted by Acterra.

Register.

Vegan Jambalaya

Virtual Induction Cooking Class: Vegan Jambalaya with Fried Okra

September 22, 2022 at 6:30pm PT

Join Chef Kelvin again for a virtual demonstration of vegan jambalaya and fried okra on induction! Hosted by Acterra.

Register.

Virtual: Fast, Small, Flexible Kitchens of the Future: Ventless and Countertops

September 22, 2022 at 10am PT

Join the foodservice industry in a riveting webinar exploring the efficiency of all electric countertop and ventless equipment. Hosted by Southern California Edison.

Register.

Pan of veggies cooking on induction stove

On Demand Webinar: Induction Cooking – What It Is and Why It Is Right for Your Home

Join Chef Duesler and Richard Young in this 90-minute class demystifying induction cooking and follow along with the cooking demonstration from the comfort of your home! Hosted by Sonoma Clean Power.

Watch Webinar.

We pull together everything we know that’s going on in the kitchen electrification world. If you know about reports, media, events, or anything else, please submit them to us to be included in this newsletter! Got questions? Email Noah Cordoba at BDC.
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