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Snapshot Details

  • Product Type: Battery Integrated Pump
  • Model Number: RainMaker 2S with ClimateSmart Battery
  • Power Supply Type: DC
  • Simulated PV Array Size [W]: 300
  • Simulated Head Value [m]: 20
  • High Irradiance Day: Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day]: 11.6
Product Information
  • Brand tooltip Product brand name as listed on consumer-facing materials, such as product package, nameplate, or product specification sheet SunCulture
  • Product Type Battery Integrated Pump
  • Model Number RainMaker 2S with ClimateSmart Battery
  • Power Supply Type DC
  • Manufacturer SunCulture Kenya Ltd.
  • Warranty [months] 36
  • Rated Controller Input Power [W] 300
  • Rated Controller Input Voltage [V] 22.4-44
  • Battery Integrated [yes/no] Yes
Pump Information
  • Pump Type Positive displacement screw pump
  • Motor Type Brushless DC
  • Rated Pump Dimensions [L*W*H in cm] 8*8*52
  • Rated Head Range [m] 0-70
  • Rated Maximum Flow Rate [m3/h] 1.2
  • Rated Pump Ingress Protection (IP) Rating IP68
Test Setup
  • Simulated PV Array Size [W] 300
  • Simulated Head Value [m] 20
Operating Range
  • Maximum Head [m] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing Not tested
  • Maximum Static Head at 50% of Maximum Flow Rate [m] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing Not tested
Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy (450W/m2 peak)
  • Low Irradiance Day: Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully cloudy day (450W/m2 peak) 221.8
  • Low Irradiance Day: Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully cloudy day (450W/m2 peak) Not tested
  • Low Irradiance Day: Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully cloudy day (450W/m2 peak) 4.1
  • Low Irradiance Day: Hours of Operation [h] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully cloudy day (450W/m2 peak) 5.2
Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak)
  • Average Irradiance Day: Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) 401.1
  • Average Irradiance Day: Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) Not tested
  • Average Irradiance Day: Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) 7.4
  • Average Irradiance Day: Hours of Operation [h] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) 9.4
Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak) - Maximum Efficiency
  • Average Irradiance Day: Maximum Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) 32%
  • Average Irradiance Day: Head Value at Maximum Efficiency [m] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a partly cloudy day (700W/m2 peak) 20.1
High Irradiance Day - Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak)
  • High Irradiance Day: Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully sunny day (1000W/m2 peak) 634.2
  • High Irradiance Day: Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully sunny day (1000W/m2 peak) Not tested
  • High Irradiance Day: Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully sunny day (1000W/m2 peak) 11.6
  • High Irradiance Day: Hours of Operation [h] tooltip Simulating pump performance on a fully sunny day (1000W/m2 peak) 14.9
Product Quality Inspection
  • Pump External Workmanship and Quality Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
  • Pump Internal Workmanship and Quality Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
  • Pump Safety Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
  • Pump Operating Manual Evaluation [not included/poor/needs improvement/good] Good
Sampling and Testing Information
  • Sample Location Manufacturer Warehouse
  • Retail Price [USD] N/A
  • Test Laboratory Name Schatz Energy Research Center
  • Test Completion Date [MM/DD/YYYY] 9/6/2019
Awards
  • Global LEAP Awards Winner (2019)