1.8 billion people have access to electricity but still cook with biomass. Load shedding, weak grids, affordability of electricity, accessibility of liquid petroleum gas (LPG), tradition, perceptions, and a lack of suitable cooking appliances all act as barriers to scaling up the use of electricity or gas for cooking – clean cooking.
We already know that increasing access through renewable energy generation is becoming more affordable and opening new windows of opportunity. New business models and smart monitoring are improving the reliability of LPG distribution, appliances can be made more energy efficient but still cook favourite foods so they taste right, and cooking with electricity is becoming increasingly affordable with issues of reliability and sustainability being overcome.Read more (About)
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18th March 2021
Call open: AECF Innovation Fund aimed at surfacing innovations in clean cooking and productive use of energy technologies and services…
10th March 2021
A2EI and MECS to Monitor 1,000 eCooking Devices Globally
By Dr. Martin Price (Gamos Ltd.) Today marks the publication of our third working paper…Read the full article, Opportunities for Modern Energy Cooking Services in Zambia: Adapting the Multi-Tier Framework Approach
By Shukri Abdulkadir and Joni Cook (Loughborough University). This year’s theme for International Women’s Day…Read the full article, An urgent global transition to modern energy cooking services lies at the heart of achieving ‘generation equality’
By Jacob Fodio Todd (SPRU, University of Sussex). In September 2019, our project team gathered…Read the full article, Mapping innovation systems for electric cooking: an evolving pre- and mid-Covid methodology