45% of farmers using solar pumps saw an increase of 50% or more in their annual incomes compared to rain-fed irrigation.
The benefits of the sunlight pump are obvious!
See in the video above, how the sunlight pump changed the life of Kenyan farmer Patrick Mukuna. For smallholder farmers like him, the sunlight pump has many benefits: irrigation improves yields, reduces vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns and enables multiple cropping practices. The results are improved livelihoods and food security at zero emissions.
The sunlight pump configuration tool
There are numerous economic feasibility studies on solar pumps. Assessing the economic viability of a solar pumping system is a complex undertaking and the FAO recommends to study it on a case-by-case basis. ennos has developped the sunlight pump configuration tool to exactly do that.