Rajasthan Solar Pump subsidy program


Solar pumps for crop irrigation

IFES Number: 2

City: Regional

State: Rajasthan

Country: India

Type of Firm: Farm

Main Products: smallholders

Ownership Type: private

Technology: Solar PV

Operational Status: Operational

Energy Feedstock: Solar

Energy Produced: 3 hp submersible pumps to irrigate 1-1.12 hectare plot

Energy Uses: irrigation

Fossil Energy Inputs Replaced: diesel or grid electricity

Money Saved: 1-2,000

Website: http://wle.cgiar.org/blogs/2012/11/28/solar-pumps-lift-more-than-just-groundwater-in-parts-of-india/

Outputs: electricity (groundwater for irrigation andsmall mills)