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Table 8 Summary of SWPS profitability analysis

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

S/No SWPS Capital cost (US$) NPV (US$) PBP (years) IRR (%)
1 Market segment 1 AC SWPS 19,279.5 − 3239.6 > 20 3.1%
2 Market segment 1 DC SWPS 22,461.8 − 7985.3 > 20 0.4%
3 Market segment 1 AC SWPS/DWP 7745.9 3149.6 11.3 10.0%
4 Market segment 2 AC SWPS 42,535.8 − 14,678.3 > 20 0.5%
5 Market segment 2 DC SWPS 49,003.0 − 19,638.2 > 20 − 0.3%
6 Market segment 2 AC SWPS/DWP 13,073.7 7134.8 10.1 11.5%
7 Market segment 3 AC SWPS 1637.2 54.7 > 20 5.7%
8 Market segment 3 DC SWPS 1512.8 254.7 15.6 7.3%
9 Market segment 3 DC SWPS/DWP 630.5 956.3 7.1 19.5%