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Table 6 Technical specifications of selected PV pumps [34,35,36,37,38]

From: Potential of microfinanced solar water pumping systems for irrigation in rural areas of Burkina Faso

Properties Big individually owned SWPS Shared SWPS Small individually owned SWPS
AC DC AC DC AC DC
Manufacturer Shimge Lorentz Pedrollo Lorentz CLARKS Veconte
Model SGT32-160/2.2 PS4000 CS-F16-3 HF20B-N PS4000 CS-F42-10-1   VK 200-24 V
Rated power (W) 2200 3000 3000 4000 120 120
Efficiency (%) 72.8 53.4 82.4 Variable 54.5 40.8
Head (m) 28 28 16.8 20 18 20
Flow rate (m3/hr) 21 21 54 57 1.2 0.9
Max voltage (V) 375   375   
Opt voltage (V) > 415 > 238 > 415 > 238 230 24
Max current (A) 7.12   12    
Op. hours   20,000    20,000