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Engineering feasibility of a 150-kw irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar ponds

E A Platt

Engineering feasibility of a 150-kw irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar ponds

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Published by Dept. of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

  • Solar power plants,
  • Irrigation farming,
  • Solar collectors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. A. Platt, R. L. Wood
    SeriesUCRL ; 52397
    ContributionsWood, R L , joint author, United States. Dept. of Energy, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14884994M

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Engineering feasibility of a 150-kw irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar ponds by E A Platt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Engineering feasibility of a kw irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar ponds. [E A Platt; R L Wood; United States. Department. E.A. Platt et al (), ‘Engineering feasibility of a KW irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar pond’, UCRL, April Google Scholar There were about solar pumps in Bangladesh, among them 65 % were used for supplying drinking water to the poor people of the locality and about 35 % solar pumps were used for irrigation.

Solar water pumping system was first made in Solar pumping technology continues to improve. In the early s the typical solar energy to hydraulic (pumped water) energy efficiency was around 2% with the photovoltaic array being % efficient and the motor pump set typically 25% efficient.

Today, an efficient solar pump has an averageFile Size: KB. Solar Pumping System (SPS) Introductory and Feasibility Guide 2.c SPS Versus Other Pumping Engineering feasibility of a 150-kw irrigation pumping plant using shallow solar ponds book SPS Pumping Although a village may fit the profile above for a higher-technology pumping solution like a SPS, be aware that a SPS still may not be the best technology- consider the Range chart below to review some alternatives.

Different programmes are now available for training personnel in acquiring skills necessary for installation of solar PV for water pumping systems. Barbosa et al. () studied a partnership experience between a University and hydroelectric power plant on solar PV water pumping. partnership experience between a University and hydroelectric power plant on solar PV water pumping systems installation trai further corroborates the growing ning programme.

They acceptance of solar PV for water pumping systems. Solar powered water pumping has the potential to bring sustainable supplies of potable water (Short and Thompson, ). Challenge/Risk: Solar pumping may lead to over-irrigation and depleting of groundwater resources through indiscriminate pumping as farmers face no additional costs of pumping water.

Potential mitigation measures: –Treat solar power as a “cash crop” and allow farmers to sell surplus power to the grid at an attractive fee-in Size: 2MB.

Pumping Water for Irrigation Using Solar Energy1 H.J. Helikson, D.Z. Haman and C.D. Baird2 This publication discusses photovoltaic technology and the cost of photovoltaic power for water pumping. The information presented includes: an overview of how electricity is generated from solar radiation using photovoltaic cells.

The deficit in electricity and high diesel costs affects the pumping requirements of community water supplies and irrigation; so using solar energy for water pumping is a promising alternative to conventional electricity and diesel based pumping systems.

and a surface pump draws water from shallow wells, springs, ponds, rivers or tanks, and Cited by: An irrigation pumping system using an organic fluid Rankine cycle engine ''fired'' by shallow solar ponds (SSP) is studied.

A kW system ( kW deliverable for pumping) is specified. Component selection and sizing was done so as to maximize the amount of irrigation water pumped, from April 1 through Octo per dollar invested. Although many feasibility studies have been made for the generation of electric power from solar ponds, the only operational systems are in Israel (Tabor, ).These include a m 2 pond used to operate a 6 kW Rankine cycle turbine-generator and a m 2 pond producing kW peak power.

Both of these ponds operate at about 90°C. Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, India. ABSTRACT: This paper presents design and economic analysis of efficient solar PV water pumping system for irrigation of banana. The system was designed and installed in solar farm of Jain Irrigation System Limited (JISL), at Jalgaon (Maharashtra).File Size: KB.

• One of the simplest and most economical uses of solar energy is for pumping water. With advances in pumps and pump controllers, solar water-pumping systems have become fairly easy to install, operate, and maintain.

• If you live beyond the reach of the grid, have a remote pumping need, or need to cut costs on applications like: –Irrigation. In this paper a typical year round irrigation load has been modeled and used to analyze the feasibility of replacing diesel irrigation pumps with solar PV powered motor-pump systems in HOMER.

Feasibility Assessment for the Replacement of Diesel Water Pumps with Solar Water Pumps Prepared by: P O Box Windhoek Namibia Tel + - 61 – Fax + - 61 – Email [email protected] Size: 1MB. The abundant solar energy resource and groundwater availability in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) can be combined to make much needed potable water available to remote island communities in these countries.

This paper looks at the feasibility of using a SPV pumping system in one of the villages in the Fiji by: 4.

electricity demand for irrigation in Nepal. Though the upfront cost of the solar pumping systems potentially hinder to popularize the systems in rural areas but private companies, bank, development organizations and government can provide loan, subsidy or other suitable options so that it can be widely used in rural areas.

The proposed solar File Size: KB. solar power solution for pumps Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. For this purpose, automatic plant irrigation system is designed using moisture sensor and solar energy.

The proposed system derives power from sunlight through photo-voltaic cells. Hence, the system cannot depend on the electricity. In this proposed model by using sunlight energy, power the irrigation Size: KB. feasibility of using PV system design for water pumping in Ethiopia particularly in Dangila area, for small scale irrigation applications.

The study starts, for economical applications, by determining the optimum tilt angle for the solar panel during irrigation season and incorporates the relation between solar radiation, temperature, evapo.

Solar Power Plant Pre-feasibility Study Parsons Brinckerhoff Australia Pty Limited ABN 80 Level 4, Northbank Plaza 69 Ann Street Brisbane QLD GPO Box Brisbane QLD Australia Telephone +61 7 Facsimile +61 7 Email [email protected] NCSI Certified Quality System ISO File Size: KB.

tions such as ram, sling, diesel, wind (Figure 1), or solar powered pumps. When these choices are compared, solar pump systems are often the best choice due to the operational conditions inherent to New Mexico, which allows them to function effectively and economically (Foster et al., ).

Solar pumping systems for surface sources or wells canFile Size: 1MB. solar ponds that have been constructed around the world (section 3). We will then survey the applications of solar ponds (section 4), and conclude with a review of the ‘state of the art’ of and future directions for solar pond technology.

Figure 3. Temperature profile in a solar pond 2. The Design and Performance of Solar Ponds. Solar water pumping is based on photovoltaic (PV) technology that converts solar energy into electrical energy to run a DC or AC motor based pump. The use of solar photovoltaic energy in pumping is considered to be a primary resource, where direct solar radiation may reach up to W/m 2.

The advantages of PV powered pumps are low Cited by: 1. Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India (ORGI), Government of India.

EmCON. Feasibility Assessment for the Replacement of Diesel Water Pumps with Solar Water Pumps. NAMIBIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMME (NAMREP). GIZ. Solar Water Pumping for Irrigation: Potential and Barriers in Bihar, India. iii Preface Solar radiation is a perennial source of energy, available all over our planet, free of charge and entirely renewable.

Photovoltaic systems, once installed, do not need any fuel input and do not emit. ENGINEERING FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION STUDY FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT-IRRIGATION SYSTEM FEDERAL WATER QUALITY ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BY Muskegon County Board and Department of Public Works County Building Muskegon, Michigan Program # FMY September, For sale by the.

NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumping Systems" See other formats. Additional storage of water is a potential option to meet future water supply goals.

Financial comparisons are needed to improve decision making about whether to store water in surface reservoirs or below ground, using managed aquifer recharge (MAR).

In some places, the results of cost-benefit analysis show that MAR is financially superior to surface by: However, diesel pumps require more skilled maintenance than solar pumps and have the recurring costs of fuel. Solar pumps tend to be more cost-effective.

As seen in Table 1, it often less than 5 years for the total cost of solar pumps to break even with diesel pumps, assuming a constant pumping demand. Figure 1[14]. Solar-Powered Pumps. Solar-Powered Pumps are the perfect pumping solution for those concerned with environmental impact or users lacking an accessible power point near the feature being operated.

As the name suggests, solar-powered pumps harness energy from the sun to store and use for pump. Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture, molten salt power plants and artificial photosynthesis.

It is an essential source of renewable energy, and its technologies are broadly characterized as either passive solar or active solar depending. DESIGN AND SIMULATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC WATER PUMPING SYSTEM Akihiro Oi This thesis deals with the design and simulation of a simple but efficient photovoltaic water pumping system.

It provides theoretical studies of photovoltaics and modeling techniques using equivalent electric circuits. The system employs the maximum power pointFile Size: 1MB. Morocco. This solar system will pump water from the land which means underground water or nearby creek or river and will replace the use of gas powered pumping which is a costly operation for farmers.

This new solar system will aim to optimize and use less money in order to pump water to the farm for purposes such as Size: 1MB. The electricity production units, when coupled with solar ponds, could produce electric energy at a reasonable cost.

High-efficiency units have been suggested and used with flat plate collectors and solar ponds. The economics of solar ponds depend primarily on factors like the price of land, water, salt, liners, and so on.

This pump can raise more water through a bore hole of given diameter than any other pump types. Worst efficiency, 20 to 30% operating efficiency, when compared to expenditure of energy in compressing air. Running cost of an air-lift pump is high in terms of energy expenditure terms. Bore holes have to be drilled very deep in order to get enough.

Pump water from your well, or shallow surface source directly with Solar PV panels. Size your solar water pumping system with this Step-by-Step Guide to defining, and building your solar water pumping project. Solar water pumping systems include solar PV panels, a controller, and the Pump itself.

The examples included in this book match the /5(12). Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine’s October issue.

Featuring a special focus on Water and Wastewater Plant Efficiency. Article topics include: inflow and infiltration, pathogens. available using wind solar PV hybrid systems. The author will try to assess the technology not only for other mini hydro power plants but also for irrigation and other purposes merely in Amhara region, Ethiopia.

The feasibility of the system will be considered technically and economically for the hydropower plant. 6 Frequently Asked Questions on Solar Powered Irrigation Pumps Why have we prepared the frequently asked questions (FAQs)?

The market for solar powered pumps in India is at present primarily driven by government subsidies. Therefore, there is a strong incentive for .In our project we use solar photo voltaic cells for pumping water.

The photovoltaic modules convert sunlight directly to electricity which is used to run a dc motor pump for bailing of water. It consists of solar photovoltaic modules, power conditioner to protect storage batteries from overcharging during non-sun shine and a dc water : Siddharth energy is a dilute energy source (average daily solar energy incident in India is 5 kWh/m 2 day) and hence energy must be collected over large areas resulting in high initial capital investment; it is also an intermittent energy source.