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Solar pumping system introduction

Feb. 22, 2019
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Solar pumping  system overview

Solar pumping systems can be applied to all forms of daily use, water pumping for drinking water supply for remote villages and farms without connection to the water grid, for agricultural use such as livestock watering, agricultural irrigation, forestry irrigation, pond management, desert control, and industrial use such as waste water treatment etc.


In recent years, with the promotion of the utilization of renewable energy resources, solar pumping systems are more and more used in municipal engineering, city center squares, parks, tourist sites, resorts and hotels, and fountain systems in residential areas.


The system is composed of a PV generator, a pump and a solar pump inverter. Based on the design philosophy that it is more efficient to store water rather than electricity, there is no energy storing device such as storage battery in the system. The system is prepared to be combined with a elevated water storage, e.g. water tower or an uphill tank installation.


The PV generator, an aggregation of PV modules connected in series and in parallel, absorbs solar irradiation and converts it into electrical energy, providing power for the whole system. The pump drive controls and adjusts the system operation and converts the DC produced by the PV module into AC to drive the pump, and adjusts the output frequency in real-time according to the variation of sunlight intensity to realize the maximum power point tracking (MPPT). The pump, driven by 3-phase AC motor, can draw water from deep wells, rivers and lakes and pour it into storage tanks or reservoirs, or be connected directly to the irrigation system, fountain system, etc. According to the actual system demand and installation condition, different types of pumps such as centrifugal pump, axial flow pump, mixed flow pump or deep well pump can be used.

Solar pumping system introduction

Solar pump drive/ inverter system

Solar pump inverter features

Save in energy costs and maximize productivity

Solar water pumping system operate on direct current. The output of solar power system varies throughout the day and with changes in weather conditions. Photovoltaic module, the power source for solar pumping, have no moving parts, requires no maintenance and last for decades. A properly designed solar pumping system will be efficient, simple and reliable. Solar powered pumping systems are used principally for three applications town and city water supply, livestock watering and irrigation. 

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Applications of solar pump system. 

  • Providing clean, environmentally safe water for livestock in sufficient quantities continues to be a major concern for farmers and ranchers. Abundant water in remote locations in needed to insure that grasslands are grazed evenly. 

  • Ground water lowering,

  • Irrigation systems 

  • Industrial Application 

  • Drip irrigation& sprinkler 

  • Tank/ cistern filling 

  • Wildlife refuge, Fountains

  • Rural water supply for ranches, cabins, and cottages 

Solar pumping system introduction

Solar pump inverter system (DC-AC)