Innovation: Cheap Solar Irrigation

Innovator: Paul Polak
 Age: 80
 Background: Founder of SunWater. Psychiatrist turned entrepreneur
Form and function: Startup SunWater is readying an inexpensive solar-powered water pump and crop irrigation system. The goal is to provide farmers in the developing world with an alternative to costly, polluting diesel pumps and multipanel solar systems.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.