2022
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Harnessing solar energy for alternative irrigation supply in cold, arid climate zones

  • ICIMOD
  • WWF
  • Summary

Gilgit-Baltistan is endowed with ample solar energy potential. Harnessing this abundant and free solar energy to lift river water and utilizing efficient irrigation methods such as micro-irrigation could help expand cultivation and agricultural production. This fact sheet explores the irrigation potential that harnessing solar energy in the region can open up, and discusses some of operational requirements crucial to setting up solar energy irrigation systems.

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  • Pages:
    3
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2022
  • Publisher Name:
    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD); WWF
  • Publisher Place:
    Kathmandu, Nepal