Bidrohi Bhattacharjee, Pradip Kumar Sadhu, Ankur Ganguly, Ashok Kumar Naskar

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In the system solar power has been used for cultivation. Solar photovoltaic cells convert solar energy into electricity through solar photovoltaic (SPV) effect. Generated DC voltage then converted in to AC voltage by pump controller, this AC voltage is used as the input of Variable Frequency Drive (VFD).  The VFD acts as a motor controller that controls the submersible pump motor by varying the frequency and voltage of its input power supply.  The VFD is associated with pump controller. Regulated three phase AC voltage is the output of the pump controller which is directly connected with submersible pump. The water thus drawn from bore wells by a solar water pump is pumped to supply for irrigation purpose as required. This system is full off-grid interfaced system appropriate for the village areas. The main goal of this system is to use solar energy at a minimum running cost. The solar powered project is completely eco friendly and the plant is relatively clean with small maintenance. This project helps to reduce the cost of electricity, as well as minimize the overall agricultural cost.


variable frequency drives (vfd), submersible pump, solar panel, irrigation, pump controller

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