Solar-powered pump system
May 13, 2013, Bluffton, IN – Franklin Electric released its
SubDrive SolarPAK, a one-box system solution that provides the pump components
needed to build a solar-powered water well system.
Designed specifically for
pumping clean water using a renewable energy supply, this product includes a
solar-powered controller, a submersible pump and motor, and a flow switch, in
ratings from 5 to 90 gpm. Using a solar PV array as the input power source, the
SolarPAK is ideal for use in applications where traditional grid power is
In addition to the product itself, Franklin Electric has
made system-specific support software available on its solar-dedicated website,
www.franklin-electric.com/solar. The Solar Selector allows users to input
simple location information and water requirements to determine which SubDrive SolarPAK fits the application.
The Solar Selector also provides recommendations for panel array configuration
based on user-entered panel characteristics.