New coalition seeks to accelerate access to clean electric cooking
06 September 2023
The Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme have joined forces with industry partners to launch the Global Electric Cooking Coalition (GeCCo, which aims to reduce carbon outputs and support the global scale up of electric cooking,
Loughborough hosts UK’s first World Bank Energy Storage Partnership Stakeholder Forum
26 June 2023
Sustainable energy experts from across the globe have arrived at Loughborough University for the World Bank Energy Storage Partnership (ESP) Stakeholder Forum – the first time the event has ever been held in the UK.
Loughborough ranked first in UK and 15th globally for advancing affordable and clean energy
01 June 2023
The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings have placed Loughborough University first in the UK and 15th globally for advancing Affordable and Clean Energy – the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7.
Loughborough University experts attend SMART Cooking forum
9 March 2023
Researchers from Loughborough University's Modern Energy Cooking Services programme have taken part in a series of high-level talks on ensuring energy planning is integrated and inclusive of clean cooking at the SMART Cooking Forum in South Africa
Loughborough University academics head to COP27 to showcase sustainable energy research
7 November 2022
Academics from the Centre for Sustainable Transitions: Energy, Environment, Resilience (STEER) at Loughborough University will showcase their pioneering research to a global audience this month, as part of the events being hosted in Egypt to mark COP27.
Modern Energy Cooking Services research to be showcased at influential sustainable energy event
18 May 2022
Staff from Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme are set to share their pioneering research as part of a series of events alongside the Sustainable Energy for All Forum, which is being held from 17-19 May 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
New £80m research centre will empower countries in the Global South to lead sustainable energy shift
5 November 2021
A new £80m centre that will give vulnerable populations in the Global South a voice, helping them to shape and benefit from the transition to sustainable energy, has been launched by Loughborough University at COP26.
Loughborough University-led clean energy research programme to support Green Grids Initiative
3 November 2021
Researchers from the Loughborough University-led Climate Compatible Growth programme will play an integral part in the global Green Grids Initiative, a collation of the willing, which was launched yesterday at COP26 as part of a new partnership with India’s One Sun One World One Grid.
Register for COP26 events that address clean energy, decarbonising transport, & green investment
2 November 2021
Climate Compatible Growth (CCG), a £38m Loughborough University-led research programme which helps developing countries take a path of low carbon development, is hosting a series of side events at COP26.
Good COP, bad COP: How decisions made at COP26 could impact weather and temperatures in the East Mid
27 October 2021
New infographics created by a Loughborough University physical geographer explore how decisions made at the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP) may impact weather and temperatures experienced in the East Midlands.
Energy 4 Impact and MECS launch a series of reports on unlocking clean cooking financing
25 June 2021
Energy 4 Impact has joined forces with MECS to launch Clean Cooking: Scaling Up with Crowdfunding, the first report in a series that examines financing trends in the sector with the aim of unlocking more investment and so accelerating the transition to clean cooking.
Sustainable energy expert appointed Chair of UN group dedicated to increasing solar energy uptake
4 June 2021
An academic in Loughborough University’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities has been appointed to a United Nations role that will allow her to continue pushing for solar energy uptake.
The State of Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services report launched.
8 October 2020
The State of Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services report developed by ESMAP, World Bank Group, Clean Cooking Alliance, Loughborough University and MECS was launched at a high-level virtual event during Climate Week NYC on 24th September 2020.