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Table 3

Load Profile for the PHC facility.

S/no Power consumption Qty Power (Watts) Total (Watts) Daytime hours (07.00–17.59) Evening hours (18.00–21.59) Night hours (22.00–06.59) Total Hours/day Total Energy (kWh/day)
Clinical medical devices
1 Refrigerator-Vaccine 1 60 60 5 3 2 10 0.60
2 Centrifuge 2 242 484 4     4 1.94
3 Microscope 2 20 40 6     6 0.24
4 Blood Chemical Analyzer 1 88 88 4     4 0.35
5 Hematology Analyzer 1 230 230 4     4 0.92
6 CD4 Machine 1 200 200 4     4 0.80
Lighting
7 Interior Lighting (a) 2 60 120 11 4 9 24 2.88
8 Interior Lighting (b) 3 60 180 10 4   14 2.52
9 Security Lighting 2 60 120   4 9 13 1.56
Clinical appliances
10 General Purpose Refrigerator 1 300 300 2 2 1 5 1.50
Infrastructure
11 Radio 1 30 30 2     2 0.06
12 Desktop Computer 1 230 230 4     4 0.92
13 Fan 5 75 375 8 5   13 4.88

Source: Data from the service providers, key informant interview.