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Solar-powered pumping in agriculture: A guide to system selection and design

Solar-powered pumping in agriculture: A guide to system selection and design

NSW Farmers has produced a detailed guide to the application of solar power to agricultural pumping tasks. This guide aims to help you gain greater familiarity...
Published 2nd Dec 2016
Solar power in irrigation: overview

Solar power in irrigation: overview

Going solar can be an important step towards increasing the resilience and sustainability of your farm business. Solar PV has many possible applications in agriculture including powering intensive animal and...
Published 2nd Dec 2016
Solar power for stock and domestic water supply

Solar power for stock and domestic water supply

The small solar systems needed for stock and domestic pumping purposes involve relatively low capital outlay and are a great way to explore the potential of on-farm energy generation.
Published 2nd Dec 2016
Understanding solar PV arrays

Understanding solar PV arrays

A solar photovoltaic (PV) array is an electrical configuration of solar modules that produce DC electricity when exposed to solar radiation. The solar engineer or installer will consider the following factors when designing an array to meet the...
Published 9th Dec 2016
Water pumps: the unrecognised mainstay of agriculture

Water pumps: the unrecognised mainstay of agriculture

Most people when they think of agriculture will picture a tractor. The humble water pump, however, chugging or humming away in a shed, uses as much or more energy and is likely to be just as essential to production.
Published 9th Dec 2016
 NSW Farmers energy fact sheets and case studies

NSW Farmers energy fact sheets and case studies

Would you like to learn more about solar on farm, how to increase diesel efficiency in tractors, the connection between water efficiency and energy usage, the ways to reduce energy bill in farm buildings?
Published 21st Feb 2017
Overview of energy savings opportunities in Dairy

Overview of energy savings opportunities in Dairy

Significant energy savings can be achieved by improving the energy efficiency of dairy buildings and associated equipment. Priority areas may include lighting, insulation, motors and refrigeration systems. Renewable energy generation...
Published 21st Feb 2017
Resources from Dairy Australia and other bodies

Resources from Dairy Australia and other bodies

Need information on energy use and energy-efficiency in dairy farming – or contacts so you can find out more? Here are some handy resources.
Published 2nd Mar 2017
Grid Connected Solar Pumping Systems

Grid Connected Solar Pumping Systems

Grid Connected Solar Pumping Systems A checklist for solar irrigation quotes Grid Connected Solar Pumping Systems A checklist for solar irrigation quotes This checklist is for anyone interested in...
Published 2nd Mar 2018
Solar Diesel Hybrid Pumping Systems

Solar Diesel Hybrid Pumping Systems

A checklist for solar irrigation quotes
Published 5th Mar 2018

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