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Title: Possibility of Rural Electrification through Solar Energy in Nigeria
Authors: Adu, M. Rotimi
Bolaji, Bukola Olalekan
Keywords: Solar energy
Rural electrification
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
Series/Report no.: 5th Annual Engineering Conference;
Abstract: This paper presents the analysis of the possibility of employing solar energy for the supply of electricity to the rural communities in Nigeria. It describes various types of photovoltaic systems for rural electrification with more detailed discussion devoted to the domestic power supply, health care systems and lighting systems. It highlights the potentials of solar pumping systems in addressing the problems of lack of potable water and supply of water for irrigation in the rural areas.
URI: http://repository.fuoye.edu.ng/handle/123456789/1415
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