Does the FirePit+ create electricity?

Nope. If you are asking this, chances are you're familiar with our CampStove or BaseCamp (if so, welcome back!). Those stoves feature a thermoelectric generator that produces electricity from the heat of the fire.


The FirePit does not – and that's on purpose. The FirePit's design is to radiate heat outward, offering the rolling flames of a typical campfire. BaseCamp and CampStove are designed to concentrate flames and heat, making it ideal for thermoelectric conversion. If we put thermoelectrics in the FirePit, you'd get very little electricity relative to the size of the fire and it would cost upwards of $400-$600 – we didn't want to just do tech for tech's sake. The FirePit+ airflow pack detaches easily and with runtimes of up to 30 hours per charge, you can recharge easily at home or from a BioLite SolarPanel or powerbank in between use.

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