Solar water pumps provide a cost effective water pump alternative to conventional water pumping systems. Solar powered water pump systems use energy from the sun to pump water. This means the pump operates during the daytime throughout the year. Solar pumps have proven to be a cost – effective and dependable method for prodviding water for rural, farming and swimming pool applications. Solar pump systems are available in submersible or above surface type pumps available in AC or DC configurations. Solar powered water pumps are suitable for boreholes. swimming pool filtration livestock and wildlife watering ,village water supply, crop irrigation.
A typical solar water pumping system has the following components:
- A solar panel array,which converts sunlight into electricity.
- System controllers, which control the array and the pump.
- An electric motor, which drive the pump.