Off-Grid Solar (Webinar)

14 September 2018 to 20 May 2019

The following webinars were—or will be—presented as part of the seventh module of an eight-module expert training course for decision makers, practitioners and engineers delivered by the International Solar Alliance and the Clean Energy Solutions Center.

Thinking in Ecosystems: People, Money, Technology, and Policy
 

5 May 2019

This session offers information on designing solar energy policies, finance challenges, successful business models, capacity building, and technology innovation.

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Off-grid Solar Market: Trends, Challenges, Success Stories and Future Outlook

Part 1

14 September 2018

This session examines emerging trends in off-grid solar markets with a look at challenges, successes and future outlooks for off-grid solar PV developments and applications.

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Part 2

21 September 2018

This session offers a general overview of the off-grid solar sector, provides analysis of key success stories and the future outlook of this critical market.

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Pay-as-you-go Solar: A Revolution in Off-grid Electrification
 

19 October 2018

This training provides a view into the concept of PAYGO business models for off-grid solar PV, offering analysis of the business model specification landscape and an evaluation of the PAYGO market.

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Solar Mini-grids: Challenges and Opportunities
 

26 October 2018

In this session you will learn the about basic functions and technology aspects of solar mini-grids, and major challenges and opportunities related to mini-grid installations. The presentation includes a case study analysis of a promising support program in India.

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Best Practices for Regulatory Frameworks for Solar Powered Mini-grids

Part 1

8 December 2018

In this session you will learn about the fundamentals of regulatory and policy frameworks that support mini-grid development. The first half of this video will focus on energy sector policy instruments. The second half will cover fiscal policy and regulatory instruments.

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Part 2

5 May 2019

This session provides information related to solar powered mini-grids on energy governance aspects, such as customer and environmental regulations and license and contract regulation.

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Solar PV in Island Contexts: Key Considerations

20 May 2019

This presentation covers solar PV technologies and their application in island settings. Grid integration, demand response and storage, costs, and market factors are evaluated.

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Off-grid Demand Analysis

18 October 2019

This webinar explores critical demand factors for off-grid PV systems. Content covers energy and power demands, types of loads, demand type sectors, data collection methods and techniques, demand-side management and more..

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