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226Workshop Hamburg 2009, Edwin CunowWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Edwin Cunow2009/09/22Edwin Cunow  /  IEA PVPS
227Workshop Hamburg 2009, Hubert FechnerWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Hubert Fechner2009/09/22Hubert Fechner  /  IEA PVPS
228Workshop Hamburg 2009, Kenn FrederiksenWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Kenn Frederiksen2009/09/22Kenn H. B. Frederiksen  /  IEA PVPS
229Workshop Hamburg 2009, Kosuke KurokawaWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Kosuke Kurokawa2009/09/22Prof. Kosuke KUROKAWA  /  IEA PVPS
230Workshop Hamburg 2009, Peter AhmWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Peter Ahm2009/09/22Peter Ahm├║,  /  IEA PVPS
231Workshop Hamburg 2009, Peter Van der VleutenWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Peter Van der Vleuten2009/09/22Peter van der Vleuten  /  IEA PVPS
232Workshop Hamburg 2009, Roberto VigottiWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Roberto Vigotti2009/09/22Roberto Vigotti  /  IEA PVPS
233Workshop Hamburg 2009, Rudolf MinderWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Rudolf Minder2009/09/22Rudolf Minder  /  IEA PVPS
234Workshop Hamburg 2009, Tom NicholasWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Tom Nicholas2009/09/22Tom Nicholas  /  IEA PVPS
235Workshop Hamburg 2009, Yuzuru UedaWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Yuzuru Ueda2009/09/22Y. Ueda, K. Ogimoto, T. Oozeki  /  IEA PVPS
236Workshop Hamburg 2009, Keiichi KomotoWorkshop Hamburg 2009, Keiichi Komoto2009/09/22Keiichi KOMOTO  /  IEA PVPS
237Workshop Kolkata 2009, Ahmad Hadri HarisWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Ahmad Hadri Haris2009/01/21Ir. Ahmad Hadri Haris  /  IEA PVPS
238Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka, Brief Summary Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka, Brief Summary 2009/01/21Izumi Kaizuka  /  IEA PVPS
239Workshop Kolkata 2009, Christy HerigWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Christy Herig2009/01/21Christy Herig  /  IEA PVPS
240Workshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi KaizukaWorkshop Kolkata 2009, Izumi Kaizuka2009/01/21Izumi Kaizuka  /  IEA PVPS

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Title:Survey of stand-alone photovoltaic programmes and applications in developing countries
Issue date:2000/05/01
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