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Electricity supply, irregularities, and the prospect for solar energy and energy sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa
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FIG. 1.

Proportion of electricity supply in Africa (Ref. 16).

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FIG. 2.

Proportion of electricity production in SSA (Ref. 16).

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FIG. 3.

Installed capacity per country in West African region for 2004 (Ref. 16).

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Electricity consumption per capita per year in West African region for 2004 (Ref. 16).

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Percentages of system losses in the SSA regions (produced from information from electricity supply companies within the SSA regions, 2005).

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Power sector structure in Cameroon (Refs. 3 and 14).

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Proposed power sector structure of Cameroon [proposed to the Cameroon electricity supply company (AES SONEL) and ministries of mines, water, and energy).

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Cost breakdown of rural electrification for a PV stand-alone project in SSA (Ref. 6).

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FIG. 9.

Solar air-conditioning and sterilization system (Ref. 32).

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FIG. 10.

Proposed combined solar heating, sterilization unit, and solar-powered absorption system.

Tables

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Table I.

Electric power trends in Cameroon [produced from information from the Ministry of Mines, Water and Energy and Electricity Supply Authority (AES SONEL).

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Electric POWER Trends in Ghana [produced from information from the Electricity Supply Authority of Ghana (VRA, ECG, and NED)].

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Electric power trends in Burkina Faso [produced from information from the Government’s Department of Energy (DGE) and Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM)].

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Electric power trends in Niger [produced from information from the electricity company (NIGELEC) and Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME)].

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Table V.

Electric power trends in Senegal [produced from information from the Société d’Électricité du Sénégal (SENELEC)].

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Table VI.

Cost comparison of diesel generator and battery and PV diesel battery system (Ref. 6).

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Table VII.

Percentage cost breakdown of a typical 2 kWp residential grid-connected PV and residential hybrid systems (Ref. 22).

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Table VIII.

Installed price of PV systems in US $/W (Ref. 24).

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