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Using electricity for agricultural irrigation results in regular high costs every month. Using solar energy for agricultural irrigation allows irrigation to be performed without electrical costs by using solar panels. Photons from the sun are used in irrigation systems, enabling agricultural irrigation to be carried out without incurring electricity costs.

The high cost of electricity and the renewable nature of solar energy lead more producers to prefer solar-powered agricultural irrigation systems every day. The advancement of technological capabilities also helps to use solar panels very efficiently. A solar panel system built with good solar panels can work remarkably well over fields.

Construction and Installation Phase

Among the initial stages of setting up a solar power plant is the analysis of the land where the plant will be installed. The amount of sunlight the area receives is crucial for the installation. Material selection during the construction phase is made based on the current condition of the land. On rocky terrains, correction processes are carried out to make the area suitable for the plant installation before starting the installation.

A well-executed construction process leads to highly efficient results in agricultural irrigation operations. The costs before this phase depend on the suitability of the land for the plant installation. On the other hand, using solar energy systems for agricultural irrigation in areas without an electrical grid instead of fossil fuels not only contributes to nature but also helps to perform irrigation at much lower costs.

What are Agricultural Irrigation Systems?

Agricultural irrigation systems are used to water plants that cannot be adequately nourished by rainfall during production. Many agricultural areas in our country currently operate in arid and semi-arid conditions. In areas where sufficient rainfall is not possible, agricultural irrigation systems are essential. Solar-powered irrigation systems provide the advantage of using an extremely efficient system by eliminating electricity consumption in operations.

Compared to other irrigation systems, solar-powered agricultural systems are more preferred by producers across Turkey due to their much higher efficiency after the installation phase. Irrigation systems plan and aim to transfer the existing water from the main source to the area to be irrigated in the most accurate way.

Each irrigation method has its own unique structure, and the agricultural system is set up according to the method to be applied. Therefore, before application, the soil structure, land area, required water amount, and the pH level of the main water source should be examined, and agricultural irrigation systems should be applied in the most accurate way. A well-prepared agricultural system significantly contributes to the higher efficiency of the produced food since irrigation is among the most important processes for plants.

Depending on the area where the service will be delivered, low-pressure or high-pressure irrigation can be applied. Surface irrigation techniques are mostly used in low-pressure irrigation processes. The situation changes in high-pressure irrigation processes. In high-pressure irrigation, methods such as sprinkling, drip, and micro-irrigation are used to distribute water over the plants in the field in the best way and to obtain the highest yield.

What are the Advantages of Agricultural Irrigation Systems?

Irrigation processes are systems that can be specially adjusted and fully customized according to the needs of the produced food. Agricultural irrigation systems can be performed using irrigation methods such as drip irrigation, surface, drip, sprinkling, and micro-irrigation according to the need. This way, both the available water is used effectively, and the maximum yield from the irrigated field is aimed. Agricultural irrigation systems, calculated with the field’s area structure and the water requirement amount of the produced food, significantly increase the yield from the field.