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.
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.
Electric Pressure Cookers Enhance Community Resiliency
This analysis offers insights into the role of electric cooking in building community resiliency during a global shock, like the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Sub-Saharan Africa Modern Electric Cooking Services Roundtable Workshop Report
The Modern Energy Cooking Services Technical Roundtable convened a range of industry and clean cooking stakeholders in Nairobi, Kenya to explore the potential market for clean cooking in sub-Saharan Africa.