Pumping up water from the sands of Egypt: Is solar-powered pumping of groundwater for irrigation a panacea for water and food insecure areas?

Pumping up water from the sands of Egypt Is solar-powered pumping of groundwater for irrigation a panacea for water and food insecure areas? It certainly can be marketed that way: in India, the use of solar energy for this purpose is helping ease the load on overburdened electricity grids and reduce its carbon footprint. Other…

via Pumping up the policies: The critical role of policy analysis in implementing solar-powered groundwater pumping — Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP)

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