70 % of India's population resides in the villages. Irrigation is the backbone of agriculture and in turn of the rural economy. Solar energy can be harvested at a very nominal cost to run the pumping system in places which have no or little access to electricity. As through solar water pumping system, water is made abundant throughout the year, multiple crops can be cultivated. Water can also be used for domestic purpose and upkeep of livestock apart from irrigation.
Solar water pumps are ideal for irrigation as well as drinking water purposes
They are far more cleaner and economical compared to diesel operated pumps
Apart from individual and small irrigation projects, they can be used for landscaping, gardens and recreation fountains.
Pumps can draw water from the open well, bore well, stream, pond or canal.
They can withstand rough weather conditions, are reliable and with low maintenance.