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286Workshop Valencia 2008, Vincente SalasWorkshop Valencia 2008, Vincente Salas2008/09/03Dr. Vicente Salas  /  IEA PVPS
287Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Baura Asok Kumar, INDWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Baura Asok Kumar, IND2007/12/05Barua Asok Kumar  /  IEA PVPS
288Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Christy HerigWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Christy Herig2007/12/05Christy Herig  /  IEA PVPS
289Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Hiroshi Matsukawa, JPNWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Hiroshi Matsukawa, JPN2007/12/05Hiroshi MATSUKAWA  /  IEA PVPS
290Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Izumi KaizukaWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Izumi Kaizuka2007/12/05Izumi Kaizuka, Greg Watt  /  IEA PVPS
291Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Keiichi KomotoWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Keiichi Komoto2007/12/05Keiichi KOMOTO  /  IEA PVPS
292Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Konrad MauchWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Konrad Mauch2007/12/05Konrad Mauch  /  IEA PVPS
293Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Kyung-Hoon Yoon, KORWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Kyung-Hoon Yoon, KOR2007/12/05Kyung Hoon Yoon  /  IEA PVPS
294Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Marie Mapes, USAWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Marie Mapes, USA2007/12/05Marie Mapes  /  IEA PVPS
295Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Pius HuesserWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Pius Huesser2007/12/05Pius Hüsser  /  IEA PVPS
296Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Sophie Pelland, CANWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Sophie Pelland, CAN2007/12/05Sophie Pelland, Josef Ayoub, Yves Poissant  /  IEA PVPS
297Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Vincente Salas, EUROPEWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Vincente Salas, EUROPE2007/12/05Dr. Vicente Salas Merino  /  IEA PVPS
298Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Wei Nee Chen, MYSWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Wei Nee Chen, MYS2007/12/05Wei-nee Chen  /  IEA PVPS
299Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Wolfgang Meike, AUSWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Wolfgang Meike, AUS2007/12/05Wolfgang Meike  /  IEA PVPS
300Workshop Fukuoka 2007, Y. Mastsumoto, MEXWorkshop Fukuoka 2007, Y. Mastsumoto, MEX2007/12/05Y. Matsumoto, J. Agredano, A. Sánchez, u.a.  /  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
Conference
2000
Task 3
Public
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pap3_001_task 3_May_2000.pdf