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Igniting your Energy Efficiency in Agriculture: Ellenex Diesel Tank Monitoring Solutions

The Tank Level Monitoring system market "will grow from $1.05 billion in 2023 to $1.12 billion in 2024 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1%".
Ellenex Diesel Tank Monitoring Solution: Boost up your energy efficiency in Agriculture and Farming
Ellenex Diesel Tank Monitoring Solution Mounted on the Storage Diesel Tank

The Vital Role of Diesel Fuel in Farming Operations

Diesel, the most well-known petroleum-based fuel, is a crucial component in industrial operations worldwide. It is renowned for its high energy density and efficiency, making it an ideal choice for a diverse range of applications.

  • Heavy-lifter: Its combustion properties make it particularly suited for heavy-duty tasks, where reliable power and torque are paramount.

  • Steady Demand: With a fuel market estimated over $240 billion USD in 2024, its increasing industrial applications are driving a CAGR of 3.5% from 2024 to 2029!


Fuel is the backbone of agricultural operations, powering a multitude of machinery and equipment essential for planting, cultivating, harvesting, and transporting crops. Whether it's ploughing fields, spraying pesticides, or hauling produce to market, diesel fuel plays a pivotal role in every step of the agricultural process. Without it, the efficiency and productivity of modern farming would grind to a halt.


Efficiency Challenge: Tank Storage and application

Because, in the realm of agriculture, efficiency is paramount. Every drop of diesel fuel counts, powering essential machinery crucial for crop cultivation and farm management. Which is why tank storage is the most crucial aspect of its stable and accessible utility for an extended period of times.


With conventional approaches, monitoring diesel tank levels has been a manual and error-prone process. Farm managers often rely on visual inspections or rudimentary measuring techniques, which are not only time-consuming but also prone to inaccuracies. A typical farm with 1~5 Diesel tank across across a vast acreage of land, conducting daily or even weekly level inspections will be both fuel and time consuming.


Additionally, these outdated methods pose significant challenges:

  • Inaccuracy: Manual measurements are susceptible to human error, leading to unreliable readings and inaccurate estimations of fuel levels.

  • Wastage: Inefficient monitoring can result in overfilling or running tanks too low, leading to fuel wastage or machinery downtime at critical times.

  • Maintenance Issues: Lack of near real-time data makes it difficult to predict maintenance needs accurately, potentially causing machinery breakdowns and operational disruptions.


On the other hand, the growing hardware technology in remote communication is accelerating farmers' adaption in remote tank-level monitoring. With the advancement of durable and cost-effective data transmission schemes such as Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN), the tank level monitoring system market has grown significantly to a scale of $1.12 billion USD in 2024, expecting to achieve a compound annual growth rate of 7.6% by 2028.


Imbrace the energy efficiency approach of monitoring your diesel tank on the agricultural field

Ellenex Diesel Tank Monitoring Solution: Agricultural Energy Efficiency


At Ellenex, we help you tackle this modern solution with the most simplified products on the market. Our Diesel Tank Level Monitoring Solutions offers an edge-cutting yet pre-configured approach to the global agricultural end-users, eliminate your energy inefficiency that persisted in the conventional monitoring method without having to worry about any technical complexity in the Internet of things (IoT) application.



By leveraging our advanced IoT product Ellenex PLS2-L: LoRaWAN Submersible Level Sensor-Standard Model, combining with a near real-time tank level reporting and analytics on Ellenex Software Platform. Ellenex is capable of empowering your efficient diesel storage management and utilisations with:


  • Precision Monitoring: Ellenex provides accurate, near real-time data on diesel tank levels. This precision enables farmers to optimise fuel usage, preventing both overfilling and running tanks too low, thus minimising wastage and maximising operational efficiency.

  • Remote Accessibility: Ellenex's monitoring systems can be accessed remotely via mobile devices or computers, allowing farmers to monitor fuel levels and receive alerts anytime, anywhere. This capability enables proactive decision-making, ensuring timely refills and preventing unexpected downtimes due to fuel shortages.

  • Predictive Maintenance: By analyzing historical usage data and trends, Ellenex systems can predict maintenance needs for diesel tanks and associated machinery. This proactive approach minimises the risk of breakdowns, enhances equipment longevity, and reduces repair costs, ultimately improving overall operational efficiency.

  • Reduce Costs: Minimising fuel wastage and preventing unplanned downtime translate directly into cost savings for farmers. With Ellenex, every drop of diesel counts, contributing to a more sustainable and profitable agricultural operation.

  • Increase Productivity: With near real-time visibility into fuel levels and predictive maintenance insights, farmers can optimise their machinery usage, streamline workflows, and maximise productivity during critical periods such as planting and harvesting seasons.

  • Enhance Sustainability: By minimising fuel wastage and reducing carbon emissions associated with inefficient practices, Ellenex Diesel Tank Level Monitoring Systems contribute to a more sustainable agricultural industry, aligning with global efforts towards environmental conservation.


Product Specification

Ellenex PLS2-L Datasheet (Liquid level measurement)


Ellenex Level Sensor Installation Guide


Ellenex LoRaWAN Payload Decoders (open-sourced)


Ellenex Offerings








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