CLEAN COOKING: FINANCING APPLIANCES FOR END USERS
Published jointly with the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme, this report is the second in the Financing Clean Cooking series which examines financing trends in the sector with the overall aim of unlocking more investment.
'Clean Cooking: Financing Appliances for End Users' provides a snapshot of the state of end user financing for clean cooking. It looks at the pricing of different appliances and outlines how the current market is dominated by cash sales. It explains why consumer credit is important and examines emerging financing models such as automated pay-as-you-go and utility-led financing. Finally, it calls upon donors to make interventions to scale up appliance financing for clean cooking.