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Say hello to Sayona

10th December 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Nigel Monk, CREST Our earlier blogpost, The Joy of Tests, introduced some rationale behind testing system elements such…

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The Joy of Tests

10th December 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Nigel Monk, CREST Why are CREST performing technical tests? The ‘Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology’ (aka MECS_Techs…

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MECS and the African Union Commission – EU Partnership

18th November 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Jon Cloke, Addis Ababa 06.11.2019. As part of its general outreach and despite the shadow of Brexit creeping…

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Electric cooking starts to simmer in rural India

03rd November 19, Post, Posted by

Please refer to the article below for discussion of the results of a recent survey of households in Uttar Pradesh,…

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Dancing with complex systems

21st October 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Simon Batchelor In a previous blog I noted that Ockwell et al had developed the paper TRANSFORMING ACCESS…

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LPG as an interim step towards clean cooking: notes from The 32nd World LPG Forum & 2019 European Congress

16th October 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Simon Batchelor I recently chaired the third LPG for Development Summit co-organized by the Global LPG Partnership and World LPG Association, a one day side event…

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Systems Thinking

16th October 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Simon Batchelor In the paper TRANSFORMING ACCESS TO CLEAN TECHNOLOGY: LEARNING FROM LIGHTING AFRICA, David Ockwell, Rob Byrne, Victoria Chengo, Elsie…

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The art of sharing – MECS visit to SolShare

19th September 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Jon Cloke Solshare is one of the pioneers in peer-to-peer electricity trading, funded by European utilities interested in…

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Sustainable solutions for household cooking in Morocco: insights from the Sustainable Clean Cooking workshop

16th September 19, Post, Posted by

By Malcolm Bricknell. The Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency and the…

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MECS and designing Energy Access courses for African Universities – the Learning Partnership Workshop in Nairobi

13th August 19, Post, Posted by

By Dr Jon Cloke Since the roll-out of the MECS programme earlier in 2019, a range of different opportunities have…

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