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close this bookPhotovoltaic Household Electrification Programs - Best Practices (WB)
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8.1 Although the technical, financial, and institutional aspects of solar home system programs vary significantly, successful initiatives must overcome the high first cost of solar home systems, establish sustainable infrastructure, provide quality products and service, and ensure appropriate support from governments and donors.