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Harness the Power of the Sun: Franklin Electric Solar Pumping Solutions

Did you realize that you can pump water free from electrical utility dependence? When you harness the power of the sun, you can operate a pumping system nearly anywhere—including lawn and crop irrigation, water transfer, and drinking water for people or livestock.

With more than 75 years of pumping system experience, Franklin Electric offers expert insight into solar pumping solutions. During this 1-hour webinar,  we share our experience of what works best when considering solar pump technology. We look at packaged systems—the Franklin Electric Fhoton™ and SubDrive SolarPAK—and how they are engineered to deliver the MOST amount of water with the LEAST amount of energy possible. We also cover how these systems provide reliable, simple, and cost-effective installation and operation. This session also highlights success stories and lessons learned from solar projects.

*This webinar was recorded live Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • How you can cut down the electricity bill, reduce maintenance time, and supply water to a remote location by utilizing solar technology
  • How to identify ideal applications for solar technology
  • Features & benefits of two solar pumping solutions: the Franklin Electric Fhoton™ (SolarPAK 1/2-1.5 HP, 5-10 HP, & surface) and SubDrive SolarPAK
  • Elements of a successful solar project


  • Presentation PDF


Jesse Zwiebel, Franklin Electric Territory Manager, West Texas & Oklahoma

Jesse began his career in the water well industry 16 years ago while attending college, working for a contractor in Northwest Nebraska. After graduating from Chadron State, he worked for wholesale distributors and manufacturers in Nebraska and Texas who represented Franklin Electric products. This is Jesse's fourth year with Franklin Electric. He started as a Field Service Engineer, transitioning shortly after to a sales role as Territory Manager for West Texas and Oklahoma.

During Jesse's time in Nebraska, he regularly serviced remote locations and witnessed firsthand the evolution of solar-powered pump solutions within the water industry. He carried this knowledge and experience with him as he grew in his career in distribution and manufacturing. His experience has proven invaluable as Franklin Electric continues to grow and build products to meet the expanding needs and opportunities in solar pumping systems. Jesse enjoys the challenges and opportunities that this unique industry offers.