World Vision-Community Insight

13 May, 2014 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

On Thursday 8th May, CO2balance travelled to the World Vision office in Wema, Nakuru to train 30 local data collectors in conducting baseline kitchen surveys and kitchen performance tests for the World Vision Gold Standard Cookstove VPAs in Wema and Mogotio; both VPAs will be included under CO2balance’s recently registered GS1366 Micro Energy PoA and… Read the full article >


Carbon Zero Kenya Awarded Grant for West Kisumu Cookstove Project

25 April, 2014 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

Carbon Zero Kenya has recently been awarded a grant from the Australian High Commission in Nairobi to implement a Women’s Improved Cook Stove Project in West Kisumu, Kenya. In addition to creating a self sustaining micro business run by women, the project aims to address the negative social, environmental and economic impacts resulting from  the… Read the full article >



World Vision and Co2balance confirm stakeholder dates for two cookstove VPAs in Kenya.

10 February, 2014 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

co2balance are currently working in partnership with World Vision on the delivery of two Gold Standard improved cookstove VPAs in the districts of Wema and Mogotia, Kenya. These projects aim to address the environmental, social and economic problems associated with traditional three stone cooking methods in the above districts by promoting energy efficient cook-stoves to… Read the full article >



UK Energy Exposure Day for DFID advisors

22 January, 2014 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Conferences

Yesterday afternoon, Co2balance attended the UK Energy Exposure Day for DFID advisors at the Bloomberg conference centre in London. The focal point of the conference was energy access and infrastructure development in Africa. It provided an excellent opportunity to network with project developers and donor organisations, share business ideas, discuss sources of funding and learn… Read the full article >


Meru Stove Roll-Out

10 January, 2014 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

Final preparations for the delivery of 500 stoves to our small-scale cook-stove project in Meru are in full swing. The stoves are undergoing a final quality check  in the Mombasa factory and will be ready for transportation on Monday 13th January. Over the next two weeks, the efficient stoves will be distributed in the communities… Read the full article >