Scope and Review of Photovoltaic Solar Water Pumping System as a Sustainable Solution Enhancing Water Use Efficiency in Irrigation
American Journal of Biological and Environmental Statistics
Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2015, Pages: 1-8
Received: Jun. 5, 2015; Accepted: Jun. 25, 2015; Published: Jul. 1, 2015
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Vishwa Nath Maurya, Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics, School of Science & Technology, The University of Fiji, Saweni, Lautoka, Fiji
G. Ogubazghi, Department of Earth Science & Ex Vice-President Academic, Eritrea Institute of Technology, Asmara, Eritrea
Badri Prasad Misra, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Copperstone University, Kitwe, Zambia
Avadhseh Kumar Maurya, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Lucknow Institute of Technology, U.P. Technical University, Lucknow, India
Diwinder Kaur Arora, Group Centre, Central Reserve Police Force, Guwahati, Assam, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India
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Abstract
Present paper aims to discuss scope and limitations of photovoltaic solar water pumping system. Components and functioning of PV solar pumping system are described. In addition, review of research works of previous noteworthy researchers has also been done. Irrigation is well established procedure on many farms in world and is practiced on various levels around the world. It allows diversification of crops, while increasing crop yields. However, typical irrigation systems consume a great amount of conventional energy through the use of electric motors and generators powered by fuel. Photovoltaic energy can find many applications in agriculture, providing electrical energy in various cases, particularly in areas without an electric grid. In this paper the description of reviews on a photovoltaic irrigation system, is presented. Since various irrigation points of organization are located in areas without an electric grid, photovoltaic cells can provide the necessary power for the operation of this automatic irrigation system. To further enhance the daily pumping rates tracking arrays can be implemented. This system demonstrates the feasibility and application of using solar PV to provide energy for the pumping requirements for sprinkler irrigation.
Keywords
Photovoltaic Solar Water Pumping System, Sustainable Solution, Renewable Energy, Irrigation Technology
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Vishwa Nath Maurya, G. Ogubazghi, Badri Prasad Misra, Avadhseh Kumar Maurya, Diwinder Kaur Arora, Scope and Review of Photovoltaic Solar Water Pumping System as a Sustainable Solution Enhancing Water Use Efficiency in Irrigation, American Journal of Biological and Environmental Statistics. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-8. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbes.20150101.11
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