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Open this folder and view contentsThe place for photovoltaics
Open this folder and view contentsThe economics of PV household electrification
Open this folder and view contentsBarriers to affordability
Open this folder and view contentsInstitutional models
Open this folder and view contentsAttaining financial sustainability
Open this folder and view contentsTechnical requirements
Open this folder and view contentsBest practices: conclusions and recommendations
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex 1 : ASTAE case studies in PV household electrification
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex 2 : Economic and financial comparisons of rural energy alternatives
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Photovoltaic Household Electrification Programs - Best Practices

Lessons from Experiences in Selected Countries

Anil Cabraal, Mac Cosgrove-Davies, and Loretta Schaeffer

WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 324 ASIA TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT SERIES

The World Bank Washington, D.C.

Copyright © 1996
The International Bank for Reconstruction
and Development/THE WORLD BANK
1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.20433, U.S.A.

All rights reserved
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First printing August 1996

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ISSN: 0253-7494

Cover photo: Solar home systems in Sukatani, West Java, Indonesia.
Credit: Courtesy of PT. Sudimara Energi Surya.

All three authors work in the Asia Alternative Energy Unit in the Asia Technical Department of the World Bank. Anil Cabraal and Malcolm Cosgrove-Davies are renewable energy specialists, and Loretta Schaeffer is the unit's program manager.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Cabraal, Anil, 1948
Best practices for photovoltaic household electrification programs: lessons from experiences in selected countries / Anil Cabraal, Mac Cosgrove-Davies, and Loretta Schaeffer. p. cm.—(World Bank technical paper; ISSN: 0253-7494; no. 324. Asia Technical Department series)

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-8213-3728-9

 

1. Building-integrated photovoltaic systems.
2. Dwellings—Power supply—Equipment and supplies.

 

I. Cosgrove-Davies, Mac, 1957 -
II. Schaeffer, Loretta, 1936 - .
III. Title.
IV. Series: World Bank technical paper; v. no. 324.
V. Series: World Bank technical paper. Asia Technical Department series.

TK1087.C33 1996
33.79'32—dc20

96-32250 CIP

 

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