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Mar 23 2017

As Costs Fall, Designers Take a New Look at Solar Irrigation

Original post from Engineering for Change by Jessica Pothering – FEBRUARY 22, 2017   Ten years ago, off-grid solar power wasn’t even a blip on the radar. Thanks to significant advancements in solar technology and plummeting costs, solar generation now rivals established fuel technologies as a cleaner, more economical choice. And a few notable success […]

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Mar 15 2017

Sharing our experience – Uganda and Rwanda

Last month, George, our Head Technician, and I went to visit our colleagues in Rwanda. On the way, we stopped off in Kampala to see our main distributor in Uganda, SolarNow.   We met with SolarNow to see the progress they have made on sales and after-sales support of the SF1 solar pump. We were delighted to find […]

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Mar 14 2017

Vacancy – Graduate Finance Assistant, UK

Graduate Finance Assistant – Bungay, United Kingdom   Fancy working for a start-up that’s changing the world? Numbers whizz required to help take this solar business and its finance department to the next level.   Who we are   Futurepump Ltd is a company on a mission to bring useful renewable energy products to the […]

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Feb 28 2017

Meet the Team – Jitendra Lakhani

Name: Jitendra Lakhani Job title: Head – India Operations How long have you been at Futurepump? Since 2014 Describe a usual day: I start my day working from home between 6:30 and 9:30 (intermittently!). I then head to the office at the factory; here I work between 10:00 and 19:00 with an hours lunch break. Then later in […]

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Feb 27 2017

Futurepump is now in Rwanda!

Those who know the green and temperate climate of Rwanda will also likely know its dependence on agriculture. In fact, agriculture accounts for 80% of labour force in the country and 39% of its GDP. It’s interesting to note though, historically, little of this land has been irrigated. Agriculture is largely seasonal and farmers rely […]

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