Solar PV Rice Huller

Project Support Services

A solar-powered rice huller kit consisting of a DC motorized rice huller, a solar PV module, 2 LED tube lights, 12 V lighter socket outlet, and a mobile phone charger kit.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Solar PV Rice Huller kit, manufactured by Project Support Services (PSS) is a DC motorized agro-processing appliance energized through a PV module.  The kit has been designed for rural rice farmers that want to step-out from subsistence production.

The system’s modularity allows adding more PV modules to increase production from 60 kg/day up to 300 kg/day. Additionally, the rice huller can be complemented with a rice polisher without buying new components. The kit also provides access to energy for other uses, including 2 LED tube lights, 12 V lighter socket outlets, and a mobile phone charger kit.

Project Support Services designs and manufactures DC solar powered agro-processing appliances which have been implemented in Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands, Africa

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

800 – 2,500 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rice farmers and farmer cooperatives in off-grid rural locations.

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