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16 Giugno 2020

Kenya

DAVIS & SHIRTLIFF BETS ON SOLAR-POWERED PUMPS

Davis & Shirtliff is betting on solar-powered water pumps priced from Sh50,000 to connect more ruralhomes to clean water without depending on electricity.The firm has developed a wide range of solar pumps dubbed, Dayliff Sunflow, that come withphotovoltaic (PV) modules, pump and all accessories for a complete installation. The pumps require aslow as 150 watts to operate.The water and energy solutions provider firm has traditionally been supplying water pumps that arepowered by electricity but says many households has found them to be costly to operate.Davis & Shirtliff chairman Alec Davis says the solar-powered pumps eliminate operating costs that areassociated with running diesel and electric powered generators.Standard range solar pumps provide outputs of up to 12,000 litres per day, meaning that a singleinstallation can support several households depending on their daily water-usage levels. (ICE ADDIS ABEBA)


Fonte notizia: Business Daily