Best Practices for Photovoltaic Household Electrification by Anil Cabraal, Mac Cosgrove-Davies, Loretta Schaeffer

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The Project included pilot demonstrations and tests to identify the optimal solar home system configuration which are now being replicated, virtually unchanged, in both commercial and government-sponsored programs. 3 These programs were implemented by governments, NGOs, cooperatives, and the private sector, sometimes with donor assistance. The case studies have yielded valuable insights into the elements for successful solar home system initiatives. The individual reports, available on request to ASTAE, are summarized above and below in Boxes 1-1 to 1-4.

However, the limited availability of long-term credit in Sri Lanka presently constrains solar home system use and more than 80 percent of private sector sales have been cash transactions. 7 The Report is organized as follows: Chapter 1 sketches the evolution of household PV systems. Chapter 2 describes solar home systems, their costs, consumer perceptions and the potential niche for household PV in rural electrification. Chapter 3 analyzes the economics of solar home systems vis-à-vis grid and off-grid options.

Box 1-2 The Solar Home System Market in Sri Lanka Solar home systems in Sri Lanka have been supplied through a combination of private sector, NGO, and government-sponsored programs. The 4,500 systems installed since 1982 serve a small portion of the 2 million households without access to grid-based electricity services. The private sector sells the PV systems through its own distribution network, providing trained technicians who make house calls and customer education on proper maintenance techniques.

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