Solar Water Pumping System in Isolated Area to Electricity: The Case of Mibirizi Village (Rwanda)

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This paper made studies on the solar water pumping system in isolated area focusing on the case of Mibirizi village. The author made full interpretation of the construction of the solar pumping system and the general information of Rwanda, and then made full interpretation of the designing and calculating process of solar pumping system.

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Nshimyumuremyi, E. (2015) Solar Water Pumping System in Isolated Area to Electricity: The Case of Mibirizi Village (Rwanda). Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, 6, 27-39. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2015.62003.

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