My dad was asking me about stoves because he wanted something lighter than his Sierra Zip Stove which is basically, the Biotite w/out the charging capability, for his summer biking trip of the Lewis and Clark trail adventure. I did some searching and found this:
I got my wife to face book her cat lover friends to donate fancy feast cans (sorry cat lovers I'm not a fan) and within a couple of days had 3. Made a couple and tested one in the front yard and was impressed how well it worked. Takes denatured alcohol (readily available) and is pretty efficient with no moving parts. Takes 5-7 minutes to boil water, but takes less time to set up and get going than my jetboil. http://hikearizona.com/photo.php?ZIP=294822 http://hikearizona.com/photo.php?ZIP=294823
I agree with Kyle the Heartless (tough_boots) a solar charger and/or even a battery booster ie.
http://www.amazon.com/Targus-Generation ... ikearizona
I have one of the above batteries I bought as a back up for hurricane Isaac and it will charge my phone at least 3 times before I need to charge it. I would consider this, as it is minimal in weight, for a week long back pack trip since I have Kindle on my phone and like to read. It also has a mini usb port as well as the usb so I can use it as a back up for my gps and camera batteries as well. With my pot, a weeks worth of fuel, the cat tin stove, and my battery back up it still would be less than half the weight of the biotite stove. The battery back up and my titanium cook pot cost quite a bit less as well.