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Barsha Pump

Enabling year-round farming with next-generation water pumps powered by renewable energy

February 2021

Barsha Pump

Enabling year-round farming with next-generation water pumps powered by renewable energy

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date February 10, 2021
From Netherlands
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

The Barsha Pump is a water wheel propelled pump that utilises energy from the flow of rivers and canals to pump water for agriculture without requiring any fuel or electricity. Depending upon the soil, crop, climate and irrigation technique, one Barsha Pump can irrigate up to 2 hectares of land. Using this Solution in integration with storage systems and efficient water distribution techniques such as sprinkler systems can further help to irrigate a larger area. This Solution not only delivers large cost savings for farmers, but also reduces emissions whilst delivering an efficient and sustainable water irrigation option.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Pumps up to 40,000 litres water in 24 hours
  • 50% water savings when coupled with drip
  • Every Barsha pump saves over 1 ton of CO2 annually

The Financial Benefits

  • ROI in less than two years
  • 100% reduction of operational costs when pumping water
  • 2-5 times yield increase compared to rainfed farming

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  • Headquarters
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Company Profile

aQysta BV

aQysta has developed hydro-powered water pumps to bring sustainable irrigation without fuel to the agriculture sector.

Headquarters 2629 JD Delft, Netherlands
Type Company
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