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Energy Savers
Brookstead

Brookstead Cotton Farm

Implemented
15%
Actual Energy Savings
Industry
Cotton
Location
Brookstead
Irrigation
Flood
Pumps
Submersible
Solution
Pump Upgrade and solar photovoltai

Farm Profile

Two stages were removed from a seven-stage pump which reduced the flow rate but improved the combined efficiency by 25%.  The pump demand has been reduced by 12kW and even with increased running time, running costs have reduced by $1,200 per year with a payback period under two years.

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