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dc.creatorDa Silva, Izael Pereira
dc.creatorWassler, Steffen
dc.date04/22/2013
dc.dateMon, 22 Apr 2013
dc.dateMon, 29 Apr 2013 13:57:49
dc.dateMonth: 4 Day: 9 Year: 2011
dc.dateMon, 29 Apr 2013 13:57:49
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-18T11:28:53Z
dc.date.available2015-03-18T11:28:53Z
dc.identifierDa Silva, I. P., & Wassler, S. (2011). Implementation of Triple Helix Clusters Procedure in the sub-Sahara Africa Energy Sector - Case Study: Academia - CREEC Photovoltaic Laboratory. MICRO PERSPECTIVES FOR DECENTRALIZED ENERGY SUPPLY - Proceedings of the International Conference (pp. 291–296). Berlin: Universitätsbibliothek Fasanenstr
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11071/3498
dc.descriptionIzael Pereira Da Silva; Steffen Wassler - Contributions from Practitioners - User Experience
dc.descriptionPenetration of decentralized power supply for households and commercial enterprises is low in Sub-Sahara Africa. Solar Home Systems (SHS), despite their widespread use in other continents have failed to attain much success in Africa. One of the reasons is the high rate of failure of existing implementations. Data shows earlier failure rates of 50%.1 This is largely attributed to poor quality of products used, inefficient installation, mismanagement and lack of maintenance. To address this problem, the Centre for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC) is setting up a Solar PV test laboratory in Uganda. This paper describes the installation process and how to sustain the laboratory after implementation. The lab is intended to provide a forum for training, research and consultancy under CREEC. It is intended as a tool to implement the triple helix and clusters procedure in the PV industry in particular and the energy sector in a more general scope. This paper offers details covering the current situation of the energy sector in Uganda and how the lab supports capacity building in the university to support the upcoming demand.
dc.description.abstractPenetration of decentralized power supply for households and commercial enterprises is low in Sub-Sahara Africa. Solar Home Systems (SHS), despite their widespread use in other continents have failed to attain much success in Africa. One of the reasons is the high rate of failure of existing implementations. Data shows earlier failure rates of 50%.1 This is largely attributed to poor quality of products used, inefficient installation, mismanagement and lack of maintenance. To address this problem, the Centre for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC) is setting up a Solar PV test laboratory in Uganda. This paper describes the installation process and how to sustain the laboratory after implementation. The lab is intended to provide a forum for training, research and consultancy under CREEC. It is intended as a tool to implement the triple helix and clusters procedure in the PV industry in particular and the energy sector in a more general scope. This paper offers details covering the current situation of the energy sector in Uganda and how the lab supports capacity building in the university to support the upcoming demand.
dc.formatNumber of Pages:291–296
dc.languageeng
dc.publisherUniversitätsbibliothek Fasanenstr
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dc.subjectSolar home system
dc.subjectRenewable energy
dc.subjectTest laboratory
dc.subjectPV training
dc.subjectClusters
dc.subjectRural development
dc.subjectPV market
dc.titleImplementation of triple helix clusters procedure in the Sub-Sahara Africa energy sector
dc.typeConference Paper


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