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Demystifying Policy Support Mechanisms for Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Systems
Electricity Sector Transitions

Demystifying Policy Support Mechanisms for Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Amro Elshurafa

Solar photovoltaic (PV) distributed generation (DG) systems are installed for residential, commercial, and industrial use. PV DG systems in the residential sector typically have capacities below 20 kilowatts (kW). However, commercial and industrial PV DG systems can have capacities of…

Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
June 3, 2020
Techno-Economics of Solar PV on Mosque Rooftops: Results from a Pilot Study in Saudi Arabia
Electricity Sector Transitions

Techno-Economics of Solar PV on Mosque Rooftops: Results from a Pilot Study in Saudi Arabia

Amro Elshurafa, Abdullah Alsubaie, Ayman Alabduljabbar, Shafi Al-Hsaien

There are an estimated 3.5 million mosques worldwide. The relatively large surface area of most mosque rooftops and their ubiquity in the Muslim world make them excellent candidates for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. Muslims congregate for prayers at mosques five…

Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
Abdullah Alsubaie Alsubaie, Abdullah
Ayman Alabduljabbar Ayman Alabduljabbar
Shafi Al-Hsaien Al-Hsaien, Shafi
August 28, 2019