By Dr. Iwona Bisaga (Loughborough University) In December 2020, the humanitarian energy stream at MECS held two stakeholder consultation workshops: the first one with the…Read the full article, Consultation workshops for MECS in displacement contexts
By Dr. Martin Price (Gamos Ltd.). Today marks the publication of our second working paper in a series based on the ‘Beyond Connections’ reports, which…Read the full article, Opportunities for Modern Energy Cooking Services in Cambodia: Adapting the Multi-Tier Framework Approach
By Dr. Bartosz Soltowski, University of Strathclyde. By establishing models for Low Voltage (LV) and microgrid networks, studies presenting their ability to support the connection…Read the full article, Impact of New Electric Cooking Appliances on Low Voltage Distribution Networks and Off-Grid Solar Microgrids
By Martin Price (Gamos Ltd.). In a quest to minimise the energy consumed in cooking food and heating water, we have had a number of…Read the full article, What are the hazards associated with heating and storing water?
By Meron Tesfamichael (University College London), Agnes Naluwagga, Derrick Kiwana (CREEC). In Kampala, preparing a dish of beans stew and matooke (a popular local dish)…Read the full article, Locating and connecting the dots between cooking and electricity in Uganda
By the Global LPG Partnership WHAT IS BIOLPG? BioLPG is green LPG (bottled gas) produced from renewable resources. The components of bioLPG - biobutane and…Read the full article, Assessing potential for bioLPG production and use within the cooking energy sector in Africa – a ground-breaking new Report issued by MECS and the Global LPG Partnership
By William Coley, University of Strathclyde. To better understand the viability of a scale up of electric cooking across the global south, the University of…Read the full article, Global Market Assessment for electric cooking
By Martin Price (Gamos Ltd.) One of the major objectives of the MECS programme is to change the narrative on clean cooking: to treat clean…Read the full article, How can MECS influence policy?
The Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) Electric Cooking Outreach (ECO) challenge fund competition is to provide over £826,000 of funding to 14 projects as part…Read the full article, MECS ECO competition funds 14 projects to the value of £826,000 to facilitate greater uptake and understanding of opportunities for the use of efficient electric cooking appliances
At the start of the Decade of Action towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and on the occasion of the High Level Political Forum, MECS,…Read the full article, A call to action to scale up clean cooking at the 2020 High Level Political Forum
By Dr Jaqi Lee, S2A Associates, Sustainability Systems Analysis. The phrase, critical raw materials (CRMs) gets heard a lot in design, but what does this actually…Read the full article, Critical Raw Materials and their impact on modern energy cooking provision