Solar-powered water pumping systems can find application in town water supply, livestock watering and irrigation. Solar-powered irrigation system is an application of solar-powered water pumping system used in paddy fields, gardens for watering the plants. The pump has a motor running on electricity generated by the solar panel. Depending on the type of motor (AC or DC), the voltage of the solar pump motor can be AC or DC. DC motors are mostly used for small to medium applications, such as garden fountains, landscaping, drinking-water for livestock, or small irrigation projects. Most DC pumps run at 24 volts rather than 12 volts.