On April 28th, the first solar water pumping project in Xishuangbanna Prefecture was completed and put into use. The total investment of the project is 770,000 RMB, and the designed use period is 25 years. It is equipped with 270 pieces of 1 x 1.65 square meters of solar photovoltaic panels, 60 kilowatt inverters, and a 62.1 kilowatt photovoltaic power generation system with a pump power of 45 kilowatts. The amount of water is 250 to 260 cubic meters.
The completion and use of the solar photovoltaic water collection system project in Dadugang Township solved the problem of 4,000 people in the township, more than 230 livestock and 480 acres of farmland for irrigation, saving about 150,000 RMB in electricity bills each year.