IZ Southern Cross Windmill

Southern Cross Industries

A windmill-powered water pump.

Product description Brand name and product description

The IZ Southern Cross Windmill, manufactured by Southern Cross Industries, is a water pumping windmill which operates a reciprocating pump for potable water pumping and stock watering applications. Windmills are available varying sizes from 8 – 14 ft (2.5-7.5 m) in diameter suitable for water depths of up to 100 m.

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

Countries where Southern Cross distributes products include South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

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.

Prices for the product (including the wheel, gearbox, tail, mastpipe and stub tower) are variable depending on the size of the windmill. As of June 2020.

  • 8 ft – 1700 USD
  • 10 ft – 2500 USD
  • 12 ft – 4100 USD
  • 14 ft – 5000 USD

A price quote can be obtained by filling out an online form specifying the site requirements.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Main competitors include: windpumps such as the Kijito 2008 windpump, Diesel powered water pumps and Solar powered water pumps.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

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

Viable in regions where the wind speed exceeds 3 m/s (approx. 11 km/hr) for eight or more hours per day. Communities in regions lacking access to potable water or stock water for agriculture.

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