Promoting photovoltaic energy in Kenya through training

By Waita S., Simiyu J., Musembi R.J., Ogacho A.A.. Published on 25 March 2013 in:
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The number of these technicians is small compared to the demand for installation as observed from the PV system sales. This scenario creates a situation where laymen and semi-skilled people exploit the shortfall of skilled installation professionals and claim to be PV installers. As a result, there are many cases of poor system installation, leading to malfunctions, and even complete breakdowns. The need for training people in PV system installation and maintenance cannot be over emphasized.
The Department of Physics at the University of Nairobi has started a training centre for the education…

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