Modern Energy Cooking Services
The MECS programme is working across sub-Saharan Africa to increase the uptake and accelerate the market for clean cooking solutions. The programme coordinates across the clean cooking industry to provide funding opportunities, lead design innovation, and offer insights on market transitions to modern energy cooking services.
Global LEAP Awards Announces Results for the 2020 Electric Pressure Cooker Competition
The 2020 Global LEAP Awards Electric Pressure Cooker Competition presents the first-ever rigorous performance assessment of EPCs designed explicitly for use in underserved areas, filling a major gap in market intelligence.
PRESS RELEASE | New Efficiency for Access Campaign Centers Off-Grid Appliances in COVID-19 Response
Appliances are Vital makes the case for including low-energy, inclusive appliances in the global pandemic recovery effort.
Solar-powered technology to level the playing field for women and girls in world’s poorest countries
The Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund has awarded 20 organisations a total of £2.9 million in funding for innovative, solar-powered appliance technology projects that will help to level the playing field whilst addressing the climate emergency.
2020 Buyer’s Guide for Electric Pressure Cookers
The Global LEAP Awards Buyer’s Guide is a catalog of the world’s best off-grid appliances. This edition contains information about electric pressure cookers that were named Winners and Finalists in the 2020 Global LEAP Awards.
Business Model Innovations project
The business model innovation research project provides information on a range of business model innovations in the off-grid appliance sector.
Electric Pressure Cooking: Accelerating Microgrid E-Cooking through Business & Delivery Model Innovations
This report outlines the business model and delivery mechanisms used to distribute electric pressure cookers on mini-grids in Tanzania, demonstrating that in-person trainings and loan facilities are critical components of product uptake and retention.