Solar Energy is the energy that is produced by the sun in the form of heat and light. It is one of the mostrenewable and readily available sources of energy. The fact that it is available in plenty and free anddoes not belong to anybody makes it one of the most important of the non-conventional sources of energy. Solar energy has many applications. Solar thermal pump is an important application of it
Solar thermal water pumps are low cost and low maintenance devices
. It must be able to provide asuction lift from
m, with the possibility of discharge at a small height above thepump unit, it must also provide a discharge rate of
liters per minute.
Easeof maintenance Robustness Locally Manufacturable Cost Discharge Rates as high anefficiency as possible, self priming abilities,