The client runs a farm that produces 50,000 tonnes of catfish annually and has a daily requirement of 40,000 litres of water to be supplied by its pumping machines. The client depended solely on a diesel generator to provide electricity to run all the water pumps in this farm. However, this was very expensive as the monthly spend on diesel averaged N220,000.
Client was seeking a renewable energy solution that would reduce the operational expense on electricity in order improve on the profitability of the farm’s operation.
Prado Power designed and installed a 12kW Solar PV Carport with a battery bank in order to cater to the electricity needs of the farm. Farm now has 24-hours of electricity supply – electricity is now available to power the farm office during the day, provide security lighting at night and also electricity supply to the staff accommodation.
Most importantly, the client has been able to significantly reduce its monthly expenditure on diesel to N25,000 which is approximately a 90% reduction.