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Kyocera Solar Panels

d.Blue Module
Kyocera has perfected its new surface treatment technology and is using it on its entire line of modules named d.Blue, for its dark blue color.

The newly developed treatment method processes multi-crystalline silicon cells in order to produce a surface texture that minimizes surface reflectance and maximizes output. The result is a maximum conversion efficiency of 16 %, one of the highest conversion efficiencies in the polycrystalline module industry.

d.Blue is ideal for installation on all types of buildings, from residential to large scale commercial systems. The stylish dark blue cells, combined with black module frames, allow the modules to blend in with the buildings architecture while producing energy at exceptional efficiencies.

The d.Blue modules are available in 205, 180, and 135-watt panels. All feature Multi-Contact™ output cables, a heavy-duty box-style anodized aluminum frame; and an industry high 20-year power output warranty

Kyocera panels tend to be wider and shorter (in the long dimension), and so can be a better fit, depending on what you have to work with.  The “T” designation indicates a junction box on the back, see strain relief fittings for a clean installation.

KC50     DATA SHEET        $275    BUY NOW

KC85T    DATA SHEET      $398     BUY NOW

KD135    DATA SHEET       $395    BUY NOW

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Kaneka Solar Modules

 

KanekaThe least expensive solar panels available, dollars per watt.  60 watts, thin film, 25 year 80% power output warranty, UL listed, made in Japan.  Rated 91 volts open circuit.  Great for water pumping or residential array, where there is plenty of space.  These panels produce about 1/2 the power per unit area, compared to crystaline type solar panels.

Manufacturer’s Data Sheet

$75 (yes they are that inexpensive!)

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Solar-Powered Water Pumping

Solar Powered Water Pumping

Hotwire has the technical background to recommend, design, and install solar powered water pumping systems for swimming pools, landscaping projects, fountains and any other pumping project you may have which you want off of the electric bill.  

We can help with remote pumping. Solar powered water pumping makes a lot of sense, especially if you have a situation where the power lines are a long ways away. Solar can be used for wells down to 400 feet, surface pumping, pressure water system, or water aeration. The USDA has offered incentives available for some applications. Call us for a quote.

Pumping water in Polk County with electricity provided by solar panels

Cattle ranch in Lakeland, Florida

Solar can provide pumping for livestock. In the summer when there is little wind and more demand, the solar system provides more water. Pictured is a system that provides 1200 gallons per day using two Kaneka 60 watt solar modules with a Grundfos SQ well pump.

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Solar Powered Water Pumping

We Can Help with Remote Pumping
Hotwire has the technical background to recommend and install water pumping too! Solar powered water pumping makes a lot of sense if you have a situation where the power lines are a long ways away.

Solar can be used for wells down to 400 feet, surface pumping, pressure water system, or water aeration. The USDA has offered incentives available for some applications. Call us for a quote.

Cattle farm in Lakeland Florida

Solar can provide pumping for livestock. In the summer when there is little wind and more demand, the solar system provides more water. Shown above is a system that provides 1200 gallons per day using two Kaneka 60 watt solar modules with a Grundfos SQ well pump.