A solar-powered pump is a pump running on electricity generated by photovoltaic panels or the radiated thermal energy available from collected sunlight as opposed to grid electricity or diesel run water pumps. The operation of solar powered pumps is more economical mainly due to the lower operation and maintenance costs and has less environmental impact than pumps powered by an internal combustion engine (ICE). Solar pumps are useful where grid electricity is unavailable and alternative sources (in particular wind) do not provide sufficient energy. A photovoltaic solar powered pump system has three parts: • Solar panels. • the controller • the pump The solar panels [...]


The government of Uganda is committed to attaining a middle income status by 2020, it has allocated large of its budget to agriculture which happens to be our backbone. Key strategy being emphasized under this sector is promotion of modern commercial farming, transformative action from traditional substance farming to modern ways is the only ultimate way to go for us to attain this vision. With this call by government and other international bodies, Water and Pumps International Ltd with it’s professional team did research in that area with an aim of finding an amicable solution to the dry spells, drought [...]