Solar powered Pumping systems


At Battery World, we supply complete independent, off-grid solar powered pumping systems, designed to meet your exact requirements. We work in hand with the world’s leading solar pump manufacturers.

Battery World Distributes and Installs a wide range of high efficiency DC powered pumps and controllers, which are all specifically designed to run from Solar PV panels. Ultra-efficient pumps result in a lower power draw and allow pumping from a smaller solar array.

The use of brushless DC motors eliminates the need for costly and inefficient inverters. Battery World pump motors are also free of electronics, as the motor is controlled by the system controller, which results in high reliability.


All solar pumps are rated according to their lift & flow rates. The main pump selection criteria are the ‘total vertical lift’ and the ‘average daily water volume’ required, which can often vary from season to season.

The location of the system dictates the amount of sunlight available. The more sunny the installation site, the less solar panels will be required to provide the power to the pump.

With a solar pumping system, the internal diameter of the delivery pipe is normally maximized to reduce resistance. Use of a pipe with a smooth interior wall also reduces resistance to the water flow, and thus increases flow rates.

Our reputable solar pump manufacturers provide charts & flow rate information, together with details about the amount of solar PV power required.


Solar pumping systems allow vital water resources to be accessed in remote rural locations. Solar water pumps require no fuel and minimal maintenance.

Solar powered submersible pumps are used for wells, boreholes, water transfer, cattle & livestock watering and irrigation. Recently the price of solar PV modules has fallen dramatically around the world, making solar powered pumping systems increasingly affordable.

There is also a natural relationship between the availability of solar power and the need for water. Solar pumps provide maximum water flow when it’s needed most.

Most solar water pumping applications don’t use batteries, the water is simply pumped when there is enough daylight. The water is often pumped into a large raised storage tank, enabling access to water whenever needed.

A solar water pump has a mini power house at its heart and consists of a calibrated and matching solar array of modules – tuned with the equivalent power of pump for that particular application. The solar water pumping system is capable of running all types of electrical water pumps with applications varying from irrigation to household demands. Irrigation pumps such as submersible, surface or deep well can also be coupled with drip irrigation systems to enhance the returns from this configuration.

A typical solar water pumping system is known by the sum total of solar array size that is required to run the attached pump. A 1000 Wp solar water pump is capable of drawing and pumping approximately 40,000 litres of water per day from a source that is up to 10 meters deep. This is sufficient to irrigate about 2 acres of land with regular crops. A 1000 Wp solar water pump helps save up a fortune when compared to equivalent use of a diesel-operated pump over a year.


1 Each solar array has a number of solar modules connected in parallel or series. Every solar PV panel generates current by converting solar radiation to electrical energy.
2 The electrical energy from the entire array is controlled, tuned and directed by the inbuilt controller in DC pumps or through the Variable Frequency Driver (VFD) and enables the connected pump (may be submersible or surface) to draw water and feed the delivery pipelines.
3 The water thus drawn from ponds, rivers, bore wells or other sources by a solar water pump is pumped to supply water as required. It can be stored in tanks from where it is later channeled to fields or the supply from the pump may be coupled with drip irrigation systems to provide optimized water to fields directly