ICT and Energy Costs of Different Telecenter Configurations
Different kinds of computer systems consume electricity at different rates. Select a telecenter configuration in the box at right to see the impact that computer power consumption has on the cost of solar-powered telecenter.
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Business PC + LCD Monitor
+ CRT Monitor
Telecenter Size Assumptions
Total ICT Equipment Costs (in $)
PV System Costs
Energy System =
Total ICT & Energy Costs(in $)
WHAT DOES THIS TABLE TELL YOU?
HOW TO USE THE TOOLS
Green cells represent "input" cells.
These are the cells where you need to enter information specific to your project, costs specific to your location, etc….In some cases (as in this Telecenter Costs mini-tool), an input cell provides pre-determined options from which you can pick your choice.
The "Reset" button at the top and bottom of the page allows you to reset all cells to their original values.
buttons allow you to print the page with the values that you have entered.
Note that you will not be able to save the page.
Once you exit the page, your data disappears.
Printing allows you to save a record of any changes or calculations you made using the tool.
Close the window to exit this mini-tool and you will return to the main toolkit site.
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