A new, portable design for solar-powered water pumps is enabling emissions-free farming in developing countries.
Two Kenyan tech companies, Futurepump and SunCulture, have designed irrigation systems powered by solar panels to convert solar energy into electrical power. Farmers in Myanmar and Costa Rica are already using these pumps for irrigation, and for cleaning farm equipment. Climate News Network is reporting that these pumps “can irrigate about half an acre of land per hour, and are easily transportable. Read more about these systems here: