Energy [R]evolution: A Watershed Moment in India

Can your design replace dirty diesel pumps in the fields of India? €30,000 prize pool

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Humphrey pump reincarnation

biomass gasifier may be an alternative to the diesel untill PV panels will be less expensive

2 nd project bigger
Humphrey pump


  “Humphrey   pump “seems to be the most robust motor driven water pump. Nearly 100 years old pump is still in working condition in Australia.

In my second project I have tried to “reincarnate” the very old idea. With minimum of moving parts and filled with   available biomass (wood, straw, etc.) this system meets almost all requirements of both maintenance costs and price.

I am sure that 100-years old  technology  may be   reproduced and improved in India without  big problems and investments.


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