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MECS ECO competition funds 14 projects to the value of £826,000 to facilitate greater uptake and understanding of opportunities for…

19th August 20, Post, Posted by

The Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) Electric Cooking Outreach (ECO) challenge fund competition is to provide over £826,000 of funding…

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A call to action to scale up clean cooking at the 2020 High Level Political Forum

12th August 20, Post, Posted by

(Credits: Sven Torfinn/Hivos). At the start of the Decade of Action towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and on the…

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LNOB and the Global LEAP: Ensuring Inclusivity in the Selection of Super-users

31st July 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Joni Cook & Dr Jon Leary (MECS team, Loughborough University). In this latest piece of the Leave No-One Behind (LNOB)…

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MECS and Acumen partnership to accelerate clean cooking solutions

31st July 20, Post, Posted by

By Kate Montgomery (Acumen), Malcolm Bricknell (MECS) and Joni Cook (MECS). Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) is partnering with Acumen…

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Critical Raw Materials and their impact on modern energy cooking provision

24th July 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Jaqi Lee, S2A Associates, Sustainability Systems Analysis. The phrase, critical raw materials (CRMs) gets heard a lot in design,…

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How can environmental assessment contribute to the Modern Energy Cooking agenda

21st July 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Jaqi Lee, S2A Associates, Sustainability Systems Analysis. The Modern Energy Cooking Services programme (MECS) has been set up…

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Cooking Health Energy Environment and Gender (CHEEG) – guiding Covid recovery plans

14th July 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Simon Batchelor. A new working paper by Prof Ed Brown and myself (S Batchelor), outlines why Covid 19 recovery…

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Hivos/ENERGIA, EnDev and MECS launch Gender and Energy Innovation Facility

06th July 20, Post, Posted by

Hivos/ENERGIA, EnDev, and MECS are delighted to announce the creation of a joint Gender and Energy Innovation Facility, a new…

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To insulate or where to insulate, which is the question? Side-by-side testing to assess the benefits of adding insulation to…

16th June 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Nigel Monk, Dr Richard Blanchard and Dr John Barton (CREST, Loughborough University). Reducing the costs of cooking is…

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Opportunities for electric cooking in mini-grids

03rd June 20, Post, Posted by

By Beryl Onjala, Research Assistant at Nuvoni Research. 3 June 2020. Among the many efforts to establish sustainable and reliable…

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