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With grid connection rates in Malawi at 9% (5% for rural population) and 87% of primary schools lacking electricity, future connection for a significant share of the remaining schools through off-grid means is a plausible scenario. However, sustainability of off-grid community energy projects at public institutions in Malawi has historically been described as poor. Existing knowledge is largely anecdotal and quantitative data of any sort for off-grid installations is lacking. Efforts to document project existence and what has been effective have mildly improved recently, but this has not included in-depth sustainability analysis . Despite these efforts, it is thought that many more systems and their performance go undocumented. Thus, in 2014 a study was funded by the Scottish Government within the MREAP programme to capture sustainability factors for 43 off-grid solar PV projects at public institutions dispersed throughout Malawi.
|Title of host publication||4th Symposium Small PV-Applications 2015|
|Subtitle of host publication||Rural Electrification and Commercial Use|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2015|
|Event||4th Symposium Small PV-Applications - Munich, Germany|
Duration: 9 Jun 2015 → 10 Jun 2015
|Conference||4th Symposium Small PV-Applications|
|Period||9/06/15 → 10/06/15|
- solar power
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