SOLAR POWERED VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES FOR REMOTE BOREHOLE APPLICATIONS -ZEST WEG GROUP

SOLAR POWERED VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES FOR REMOTE BOREHOLE APPLICATIONS

Farmers are making increasing use of photovoltaic solar panels and variable speed drives (VSDs) to get clean and continuous power to their boreholes in remote locations, cutting out the need for costly infrastructure and cables to link with the main grid. Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motors and controls manufacturer WEG, supplies these stand-alone electrical solutions so that users in the agricultural sector can immediately benefit from ‘free’ solar power for pumping water. As a key element of this arrangement, the VSD protects the motor from the…

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