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close this bookPhotovoltaic Household Electrification Programs - Best Practices (WB)
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Abbreviations and acronyms

A

Amps

AC

Alternating current

ADESJO

Asociacie Desarrollo de San Jose de Ocoa (Dominican Republic)

ADESOL

Asociaciare el Desarollo de Energia Solar (Dominican Republic)

Ah

Amp-hours

ASTAE

Asia Alternative Energy Unit of the World Bank

B&W

Black and white (television)

BANPRES

Indonesian solar home system project, financed under a presidential aid program

BMZ

Bundesministerium ftschaftliche Zusammenarbeit

BPPT

Indonesian Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology

CFL

Compact fluorescent light bulb

Coop

Cooperative

DC

Direct current

ESCO

Energy Service Company

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GTZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft fhnische Zusammenarbeit

HVD

High-voltage disconnect

JRC

Joint Research Council

km

Kilometer

kWh

Kilowatt-hours

LED

Light emitting diode

LRMC

Long-Run Marginal Cost

LVD

Low-voltage disconnect

m

Meter

NEA

National Electrification Administration in the Philippines

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NOCT

Nominal Operating Cell Temperature

NRE