Innovation and Growth: Current Trends in the Modern Energy Cooking Funding Landscape

It is with great pleasure that MECS and Energy 4 Impact invite you to participate in the webinar “Innovation and Growth: current trends in the Modern Energy Cooking Funding Landscape”, on Tuesday 8th March at 14:00 GMT | 09:00 EST, 17:00 EAT.

The webinar will present key findings from our joint report “Modern Energy Cooking: Review of the Funding Landscape” ( Launched last February, the report is the culmination of a research partnership between Energy 4 Impact and MECS that aims to facilitate greater investment in the clean cooking sector. Taken as a whole, the five reports in the Financing Clean Cooking series comprise a wide-ranging analysis of the financing mechanisms currently at play within the sector, whilst offering recommendations to donors and other funders on the potential interventions needed to support the growth of clean cooking. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion reflecting on the challenges and opportunities for financing the transition to modern energy cooking. The webinar is expected to last for around one hour and a half with the planned format as follows;

Welcome remarks – Prof Ed Brown, Research Director, MECS
Presentation on the key findings of the report – Malcolm Bricknell, International Liaison Manager, MECS, and Peter Weston, Managing Director, Energy 4 Impact

Panel discussion: Innovation and Growth: current trends in the Modern Energy Cooking Funding Landscape
Moderator: Donee Alexander, Chief Science and Learning Officer, Clean Cooking Alliance
– Ash Sharma, Vice President, Nefco and Head, Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa
– Ben Jeffreys, CEO, ATEC
– Tim Cowman, Head of Nairobi Office, Climate Care
– Kate Montgomery, Head of Business Relationships, Government Partnerships Acumen
– Irene Wanjohi, Senior Customer Relations and Marketing Officer, Kenya Power (KPLC)

Upon completion of this registration form, we will send out a link for you to join the webinar.

Time: 4:00 GMT, 09:00 EST, 17:00 EAT

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022