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An empirical method of estimating the daily volume of water pumped by photovoltaic pumping systems

Grant number: 19/23791-0
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: August 01, 2020 - July 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Agricultural Engineering - Rural Energization
Cooperation agreement: CONFAP - National Council of State Research Support Foundations
Principal researcher:Roberto Zilles
Grantee:Roberto Zilles
Home Institution: Instituto de Energia e Ambiente (IEE). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Maria Cristina Fedrizzi ; Teddy Arturo Flores Meléndez


The project will address water supply problems in rural communities without access to conventional electricity through the use of photovoltaic pumping systems. In this context, you want to answer the following question:How to estimate the daily volume pumped without the need to characterize the motor pump in the laboratory? (AU)

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