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Learning a lesson. Assessing pv programmes in rural South Africa
Klunne, W.E.; Cox, R.L.M.; Gys, L.J.C.; Purcell, C.; Loumineau, J.P.
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ECN Wind Energy 1-6-2002
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ECN-RX--02-017 Article (scientific)
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Published in: Renewable Energy World, March-April2002, p. 83-97 (), , , Vol., p.-.

Several programmes have been set up over recent years, to provide ruralcommunities in South Africa with electric power by means of photovoltaics. PV systems have been installed succesfully at numerous schools and clinis, yeat experiences following installation have been mixed. Many systems have fallen into a poor state of repair, and are vulnerable to criminal activity, as Wim Klunne and his co-authors explain.

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