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Lessons from Experiences in Selected Countries

Anil Cabraal, Mac Cosgrove-Davies, and Loretta Schaeffer


The World Bank Washington, D.C.

Copyright © 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

96-32250 CIP