Shakti Pumps India Limited has announced the successful installation and commissioning of the North Eastern Region’s first high-altitude solar pump project in Mizoram. The company was commissioned to install solar pumps in Sialhawk village, Mizoram, at a height of about 4,000 feet. The Sialhawk (Solar Pumping) Water Supply Scheme is the world’s largest and highest solar pumping station, built for supplying drinking water to the town.
The company has installed eight solar pump sets of 75 horse power. four of the eight solar pump sets installed will be operational, while the remaining four will be kept on standby. The solar pumping project will lift water from the river to a tank with a capacity of 0.3 million litresin four stages. The overall vertical height from the riverside to the hilltop water-tank is around 900 metres, and the total length of water-lifting pipeline is approximately 7000 metres. The Sialhawk solar pumping station project has finished its trial run and will be operational following the completion of civil works. Further, the project will provide access to drinking water and supply to over 4,000 residents of Sialhawk village in Mizoram.
Shakti Pumps India Limited produces submersible pumps for usage in the home, industry, horticulture, and agriculture. The company has operations in the United States, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates, and exports to over 100 countries. The Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India both have the company listed on their exchanges. The company has two production sites with a combined annual capacity of 500,000 pumps. Shakti Pumps is also one of India’s leading solar pump manufacturers and exporters.