Why choose solar aeration?
No electricity? No problem! Keeton Industries is the World leader in solar aeration systems—there are no competing systems that equal Solaer® systems. So what makes Keeton better?
Our patented battery backup systems are the ONLY solar aeration system that can operate day and night for as long as 20 hours.
Solar aeration is perfect for any pond or lake that does not have electricity at the shoreline. Solaer® systems run off of batteries, so you don’t need electricity.
If you have a pond or lake that is remotely located, you can still have a quality aeration system that keeps your pond clean and clear all year round. Most importantly, solar is a completely “green” and eco-friendly option, requires very little maintenance, and runs day and night—even on cloudy days!
How does solar technology work?
Our ProLake systems use solar panels made from many connected photovoltaic cells. The solar panels are encased in a non-reflective, insulated pane of glass. The insulation helps control the temperature inside the panel and keep it from over-heating.
Photovoltaic cells are made from multi-layered silicone. There is a top layer, that is treated with phosphorus which creates a negative charge, while the bottom layer is treated with boron that creates a positive charge. Once the layers are positioned over one another they create an electric field between the layers, very much like a battery.
When sunlight hits the solar panel the electric field between the positive and negative layers and causes electrons to be released. Metal plates on each side of each cell collect the energy and transfers it to the wiring, which feeds the DC current into a power inverter creating electricity. In the case of Solaer® aeration, energy is stored in the back-up battery supply system housed in the cabinet for use on cloudy days and during nighttime hours.
(It is extremely important to place Solaer® aeration panels in an area where it can access sunlight from sun-up to sun-down.)
Have a remote pond or lake that needs aeration?