Solimpeks Volther Hybrid Solar Collectors

Credit: Solimpeks Solar Energy Corp.

What makes this product green?

  • Renewable energy equipment

Description

The Turkish company Solimpeks Solar Energy offers the Volther hybrid solar collector that combines photovoltaic(PV) Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow. (PVPhotovoltaics. Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic (PV) cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow.) power generation and solar water heating. Solar-thermal collectors absorb heat, cooling the PV modules and improving their efficiency. The company’s PowerVolt model produces 175 watts of peak electrical output and 460 watts (1,570 BtuBritish thermal unit, the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water (about a pint) one degree Fahrenheit in temperature—about the heat content of one wooden kitchen match. One Btu is equivalent to 0.293 watt-hours or 1,055 joules. /hour) of thermal output. The PowerTherm collector has an extra layer of low-iron solar glass to optimize hot water production and produces a peak electrical output of 160 watts and solar thermal output of 610 watts (2,080 Btu/hour). Solimpeks warranties the Volther panels for 25 years and projects a service life of over 35 years. U.S. dealerships are being established, but collectors can also be purchased directly from the company.

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Manufacturer Information

Solimpeks Solar Energy Corp.
Karatay,
Turkey
Phone: +90 332 346 38 40
Fax: +90 332 346 32 36
www.solimpeks.com

Listed in: Photovoltaic Collectors, Solar Flat-Plate Collectors