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Financing mechanisms for Solar Home Systems in Developing Countries

This study has made an evaluation of the experience gained with financing systems for Solar Home Systems (SHS) – implemented via a number of international agencies including GTZ. It looks at how, on the basis of this knowledge, recommendations for future financing models can be formulated. The investigations made into a large number of projects came up with results which, in some cases, differed widely from the commonly held views of the specialists