Solar Water Pumps One of the best options for powering water pumps in remote and off-grid applications is through solar energy. Solar power is an excellent complement to pumping, and solar-powered water pumping systems have been installed around the world in places where traditional power sources are unavailable, unreliable, cost-prohibitive, or otherwise undesirable. Instead of relying on the national grid or generator sets, solar-powered water pumping systems harness the sustainable energy provided by the sun, converting this energy into electricity that is used to drive motors and drive pumps.
Solar water pumps are a relatively new concept in mechanics. Solar water pumping systems are commonly used for residential and commercial purposes, as well as for irrigation of agricultural land. With solar panels, the pump can eliminate energy costs and provide a more viable option to pump water using energy from the sun (rather than a fuel-burning mechanism).