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MECS at COP25

02nd January 20, Post, Posted by

Ed Brown, Yabei Zhang and Rohit Khanna represented MECS at COP25 in Madrid. Here they are speaking with Samira Bawumia,…

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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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MECS East Africa Launch

18th October 19, Post, Posted by

by Mourine Chepkemoi, Jon Leary, Victoria Chengo, Jacob Fodio Todd & Karen Chepkurui On 14th -15th May 2019, Modern Energy…

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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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Transformative innovation is 5 dimensional, not 2 dimensional

30th September 19, Post, Posted by

David Ockwell, Professor of Geography, University of Sussex MECS aims to transform access to modern energy cooking services within the…

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