One of the most practical applications of solar energy is the use of photovoltaic (PV) systems to power water pumps in remote locations. Remote water pumping extracts water from a well or surface source to supply water for: livestock or wildlife, agriculture crops, off-grid homes and cabins, remote villages, aquaculture, and a multitude of additional uses.

Well Pump

PV systems for pumping are quiet, do not require fuel, involve very little maintenance, and are highly reliable. In fact, these solar water pumping systems may be the most economical approach in situations where utility interconnects to the grid are cost prohibitive.