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271Workshop Berlin 2008, Gerhard Stryi-HippWorkshop Berlin 2008, Gerhard Stryi-Hipp2008/09/24Gerhard Stryi-Hipp  /  IEA PVPS
272Workshop Berlin 2008, INTRODUCTIONWorkshop Berlin 2008, INTRODUCTION2008/09/24PtJ  /  IEA PVPS
273Workshop Berlin 2008, INVITATION to T13 Workshop for PVPSWorkshop Berlin 2008, INVITATION to T13 Workshop for PVPS2008/09/24IEA  /  IEA PVPS
274Workshop Berlin 2008, Michael A. QuintanaWorkshop Berlin 2008, Michael A. Quintana2008/09/24Michael A. Quintana  /  IEA PVPS
275Workshop Berlin 2008, Michael KoehlWorkshop Berlin 2008, Michael Koehl2008/09/24Michael Köhl  /  IEA PVPS
276Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann 2Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann 22008/09/24Thomas Nordmann  /  IEA PVPS
277Workshop Berlin 2008, Thomas NordmannWorkshop Berlin 2008, Thomas Nordmann2008/09/24Thomas Nordmann  /  IEA PVPS
278Workshop Berlin 2008, Ulrike JahnWorkshop Berlin 2008, Ulrike Jahn2008/09/24Ulrike Jahn, Christoph Hünnekes  /  IEA PVPS
279Workshop Valencia 2008, Bruno Burger, Stefan ReichertWorkshop Valencia 2008, Bruno Burger, Stefan Reichert2008/09/03Bruno Burger, Stefan Reichert  /  IEA PVPS
280Workshop Valencia 2008, Christy HerigWorkshop Valencia 2008, Christy Herig2008/09/03Christy Herig  /  IEA PVPS
281Workshop Valencia 2008, Hubert FechnerWorkshop Valencia 2008, Hubert Fechner2008/09/03Hubert Fechner  /  IEA PVPS
282Workshop Valencia 2008, Kazuhiko OgimotoWorkshop Valencia 2008, Kazuhiko Ogimoto2008/09/03Kazuhiko OGIMOTO  /  IEA PVPS
283Workshop Valencia 2008, Keiichi KomotoWorkshop Valencia 2008, Keiichi Komoto2008/09/03Keiichi KOMOTOTO  /  IEA PVPS
284Workshop Valencia 2008, Pius HuesserWorkshop Valencia 2008, Pius Huesser2008/09/03Pius Hüsser  /  IEA PVPS
285Workshop Valencia 2008, Stefan NowakWorkshop Valencia 2008, Stefan Nowak2008/09/03Stefan Nowak  /  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