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271Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka, Brief Summary Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka, Brief Summary 2009/01/20Izumi Kaizuka  /  IEA PVPS
272Workshop Kolkata 2009, Christy HerigWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Christy Herig2009/01/20Christy Herig  /  IEA PVPS
273Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi KaizukaWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka2009/01/20Izumi Kaizuka  /  IEA PVPS
274Workshop Kolkata 2009, Stefan NowakWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Stefan Nowak2009/01/20Stefan Nowak  /  IEA PVPS
275Workshop Kolkata 2009, Stefan Nowak 2Workshop Kolkata 2009, Stefan Nowak 22009/01/20Stefan Nowak  /  IEA PVPS
276Workshop Kolkata 2009, Kosuke KurokawaWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Kosuke Kurokawa2009/01/20Prof. Kosuke KUROKAWA  /  IEA PVPS
277Workshop Sydney 2008, ProgramWorkshop Sydney 2008, Program2008/11/24EnergyAustralia  /  IEA PVPS
278Workshop Berlin 2008, LIST of ParticipantsWorkshop Berlin 2008, LIST of Participants2008/09/29PVPS Task 13P  /  IEA PVPS
279Workshop Berlin 2008, Gerhard Stryi-HippWorkshop Berlin 2008, Gerhard Stryi-Hipp2008/09/24Gerhard Stryi-Hipp  /  IEA PVPS
280Workshop Berlin 2008, INTRODUCTIONWorkshop Berlin 2008, INTRODUCTION2008/09/24PtJ  /  IEA PVPS
281Workshop Berlin 2008, INVITATION to T13 Workshop for PVPSWorkshop Berlin 2008, INVITATION to T13 Workshop for PVPS2008/09/24IEA  /  IEA PVPS
282Workshop Berlin 2008, Michael A. QuintanaWorkshop Berlin 2008, Michael A. Quintana2008/09/24Michael A. Quintana  /  IEA PVPS
283Workshop Berlin 2008, Michael KoehlWorkshop Berlin 2008, Michael Koehl2008/09/24Michael Köhl  /  IEA PVPS
284Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann 2Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann 22008/09/24Thomas Nordmann  /  IEA PVPS
285Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas NordmannWorkshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann2008/09/24Thomas Nordmann  /  IEA PVPS

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Title:Survey of stand-alone photovoltaic programmes and applications in developing countries
Issue date:2000/04/30
Description:This paper details the key findings of a survey of PV programmes and applications in 21 developing countries undertaken as part of IEA PVPS Task 3: Stand-alone and Island Applications of Photovoltaic Power Systems. The paper presents demographic and geographic data for each of the countries in the survey, including literacy rates, poverty levels - as given by the population on an income of less than 1 USD per day - and GDP per capita. Data on the status of national electricity generating capacity and electricity production was collected and summarised, as well as data on the population in each country without access to electricity services. Data on PV programmes and markets were also collected and summarized. All of the countries included in the survey had some experience with stand-alone photovoltaic power systems. For many of the countries, this was largely for social, health or educational applications, often funded by international agencies and installed as demonstration or pilot programmes. Most of the countries had plans with regard to the electrification of rural areas. A number of countries had policies and targets for rural electrification that explicitly included reference to the use of PV and/or other renewable energy sources. A summary of existing programmes on rural electrification and PV and the status of import duties and tariffs in the surveyed countries is given in the main report. One of the common features among the survey countries was the lack of finance available for the purchase of PV systems, either through cash sales or through affordable credit. This was especially problematic in rural areas, where the population was often reliant upon subsistence agriculture and informal employment. As this demographic group represented the largest market for stand-alone photovoltaic power systems, the problem of finance needs to be addressed in order to develop the potential market.
Creator / Publisher:J.R. Bates  /  IEA PVPS
Copyright:IEA PVPS
Filesize:54 Kilobyte
Filetype:pdf
Category:Paper
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2000
Task 3
Public
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pap3_001_task 3_May_2000.pdf