We are delighted to invite you to participate in the MECS Virtual Event 2020, to be held from 16th to 27th November 2020. This online…Read the full article, Join us at the MECS Virtual Event 2020 (16-27 November 2020): session details and joining links
The MECS programme is pleased to host a webinar presented by The Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP) and its colleagues from The University of Surrey and…Read the full article, Save the date - MECS / Global LPG Partnership webinar on Green LPG for clean cooking - feasible innovation at scale.
1.8 billion people have access to electricity but still cook with biomass. Four million people die each year from Household Air Pollution. “Clean cooking” means…Read the full article, Food Matters 'Table Talk' podcast interviewing MECS experts on 'How can enabling “clean cooking” save millions of lives?'
Submissions to a forthcoming Special Issue of Sustainability journal, entitled "Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and the Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion Chain" are welcomed. The Issue…Read the full article, Submissions invited: Special Issue of Sustainability journal entitled "Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and the Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion Chain."
https://youtu.be/hXTp2WkAXJo by Jon Leary, Besnik Hyseni, Matt Leach & Simon Batchelor Through five case studies, this report compares the current and projected costs to the…Read the full article, Cooking With Electricity: A Cost Perspective
Women and girls and other disadvantaged groups in developing countries will have better access to clean energy, thanks to new funding from UK aid and…Read the full article, Press release: Solar-powered technology to level the playing field for women and girls in world’s poorest countries
The State of Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services report was launched by ESMAP, World Bank Group, Clean Cooking Alliance, Loughborough University and MECS at…Read the full article, Additional resources: The State of Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services report and launch event.
Dr Simon Batchelor (UK Research and Innovation Co-ordinator, MECS) and Prof. Ed Brown (MECS Research Director) are co-editing a special issue journal, "Clean Energy Innovations:…Read the full article, Submissions invited: Special Issue of Energies journal entitled "Clean Energy Innovations: Challenges and Strategies for Low and Middle Income Countries"
Last week (23rd Sept 2020) we were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend, Naomi Wanjiru (pictured with her family in the…Read the full article, In Memory of Naomi Wanjiru - a True Champion for Cooking with Modern Energy
New York and Loughborough, 23 September 2020 The ground breaking new report, “ASSESSING POTENTIAL FOR BIOLPG PRODUCTION AND USE WITHIN THE COOKING ENERGY SECTOR IN…Read the full article, Press release: green bioLPG for clean cooking can be produced at scale in Africa from renewable resources
About this Event Progress towards ensuring access to modern cooking solutions, a key component to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7), has been slow…Read the full article, Registration open: "Accelerating Access to Modern Cooking" online event co-organised by World Bank Group, Clean Cooking Alliance and Loughborough University.
MECS has partnered with Energy 4 Impact (E4I) to introduce more finance into the clean cooking sector. E4I will be taking a closer look at…Read the full article, MECS partners with Energy 4 Impact to bring more finance into the clean cooking sector