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Table 5

Load profile for the PHC facility to be powered by the solar system.

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 12 24 11 4 9 24 0.58
8 Interior Lighting (b) 3 12 36 1 4   5 0.18
9 Security/Pathway Lighting 5 18 90   4 9 13 1.17
Clinical appliances
10 General Purpose Refrigerator 1 150 150 2 2 1 5 0.75
Infrastructure
11 Radio 1 15 15 2     2 0.03
12 Phone charge 2 7.5 15 2     2 0.03
13 Notebook Computer 1 30 30 4     4 0.12
14 Fan 5 25 125 8 5   13 0.38
15 Miscellaneous equipment 1 100 100 7     7 0.70