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Photovoltaic module and system

Mounting structures for photovoltaic cells

Photovoltaic module assembly and method of assembling the same

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07/17/14
20140196771
 Thin-film photovoltaic module with hydrophobic rear-side coating patent thumbnailThin-film photovoltaic module with hydrophobic rear-side coating
A thin-film photovoltaic module with hydrophobic rear-side coating is described. The module has a substrate, wherein at least one hydrophobic coating is arranged on a rear side of the substrate, a photovoltaic layer structure on a front side of the substrate, and a covering sheet, which is areally connected to the front side of the substrate via a rear side of the substrate with at least one intermediate layer..
07/17/14
20140196770
 Photovoltaic module and system patent thumbnailPhotovoltaic module and system
In at least one aspect of this disclosure, a photovoltaic module includes a frame, at least one photovoltaic cell disposed on the frame, a photovoltaic junction box electrically connected to the at least one photovoltaic cell and having a first photovoltaic junction box terminal and a second a photovoltaic junction box terminal, a first frame terminal electrically connected to the first photovoltaic junction box terminal via a first wire disposed within the frame, a second frame terminal electrically connected to the second photovoltaic junction box terminal via a second wire disposed within the frame, a third frame terminal, and a fourth frame terminal electrically connected to the third frame terminal via a third wire.. .
07/17/14
20140196769
 Mounting structures for photovoltaic cells patent thumbnailMounting structures for photovoltaic cells
Mounting systems for pv modules and assemblies of modules, including apparatus and methods of use. The disclosed systems generally involve mounting a flexible photovoltaic module in a slight arch, bending it with a large radius around one axis of the module..
07/17/14
20140196767
 Photovoltaic module assembly and method of assembling the same patent thumbnailPhotovoltaic module assembly and method of assembling the same
A photovoltaic module assembly is mounted on a frame of a racking system of a photovoltaic module installation site. The photovoltaic module assembly includes at least one photovoltaic module and at least one rash.
07/17/14
20140196386
 Universal non-penetrating roof solar panel mounting system patent thumbnailUniversal non-penetrating roof solar panel mounting system
A roof-based system for suspending photovoltaic modules, such as solar panels, relative to a roof surface without penetration of the roof surface. Cables under tension span the roof surface, with opposed ends of the cables securely mounted to generally c-shaped cable arm assemblies that wrap around the roof edge for connection via pivot joint assemblies to the underside of an overhanging eave, the immediate side wall of the structure below the roof, or directly to roof edge fascia.
07/10/14
20140190545
 Integrated back-sheet assembly for photovoltaic module patent thumbnailIntegrated back-sheet assembly for photovoltaic module
A process for forming a back-sheet assembly for a photovoltaic module having multiple solar cells with back-side electrical contacts includes providing a substrate, adhering an electrically conductive metal circuit to the substrate, adhering release pads to the metal circuit in a pattern, adhering an insulating layer to the metal circuit, forming openings in said insulating layer in a pattern over the release pads, and filling the openings with electrically conductive material that is in electrical contact with the electrically conductive metal circuit. A process for forming a photovoltaic module with this back-sheet assembly is also provided.
07/03/14
20140182678
 Photovoltaic apparatus, photovoltaic module and fastener thereof patent thumbnailPhotovoltaic apparatus, photovoltaic module and fastener thereof
A photovoltaic apparatus includes at least one photovoltaic panel, at least one frame and at least one fastener. The frame includes at least one pair of holding parts, a sidewall and at least one protrusion.
07/03/14
20140182662
 Method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic array patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic array
The method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic (pv) array of this invention is disclosed and provides, without limitation, (i) a pv module framing and coupling system which enables the attachment of pv modules to a roof or other mounting surface without requiring the use of separate structural support members which attach directly to and span between multiple pv modules in a formed pv array and (ii) an ancillary device attachment bracket, system, and method. One embodiment may provide a slidable parallel coupling for securely interlocking the outside surfaces of parallel frame members together in a side to side arrangement, thereby enabling the formation of a pv array with improved structural load distribution.
07/03/14
20140182661
 Photovoltaic module frame with improved bondability patent thumbnailPhotovoltaic module frame with improved bondability
A photovoltaic module can be formed with a laminate bonded to frame members. The frame members can extend around the periphery of the laminate.
07/03/14
20140182651
 Integrated junction insulation for photovoltaic module patent thumbnailIntegrated junction insulation for photovoltaic module
The disclosure relates to apparatus and methods of photovoltaic or solar module design and fabrication. A photovoltaic module includes one or more photovoltaic (pv) cells arranged in an array and sandwiched between a support and a top layer, one or more junction insulation structures laminated and integrated within the pc module between the support and the top layer.
07/03/14
20140182222
Photovoltaic arrays, methods and kits therefor
The present invention relates generally to the photovoltaic generation of electrical energy. The present invention relates more particularly to photovoltaic arrays for use in photovoltaically generating electrical energy.
06/26/14
20140174523
Sheet for photovoltaic cell
Provided are a sheet for a photovoltaic cell, a method of manufacturing the same, and a photovoltaic module. The sheet for a photovoltaic cell having excellent moisture barrier property, weather resistance, moisture resistance, thermal resistance, and light resistance, and the photovoltaic module including the same may be provided..
06/19/14
20140170801
Methods of fabricating a photovoltaic module, and related system
A method of processing a semiconductor assembly is presented. The method includes fabricating a photovoltaic module including a semiconductor assembly.
06/19/14
20140170798
Integrated thin film solar cell interconnection
Photovoltaic modules may include multiple flexible thin film photovoltaic cells electrically connected in series, and laminated to a substantially transparent top sheet having a conductive grid pattern facing the cells. Methods of manufacturing photovoltaic modules including integrated multi-cell interconnections are provided.
06/19/14
20140168866
System for housing and powering a battery-operated device and associated methods
A reversible system for housing a battery-operated device includes a first case member and a second case member. The first case member includes a first alignment member and the second case member includes a second alignment member complimenting the first alignment member such that the orientation of the first case member to the second case member can be altered in at least two orientations.
06/19/14
20140166074
Methods and systems for increasing the yield of photovoltaic modules
Photovoltaic (pv) assemblies are described. Example pv assemblies include a mounting structure, a pv module coupled to the mounting structure, and a cooling mechanism..
06/19/14
20140166073
Methods and systems for increasing the yield of photovoltaic modules
Photovoltaic (pv) assemblies are described. Example pv assemblies include a mounting structure, a pv module coupled to the mounting structure, and a cooling mechanism..
06/12/14
20140163176
Novel copolymer of phase change material for thermal management of pv modules
The present invention relates to phase change materials (pcms) which may be used with photovoltaic (pv) modules. More specifically, solid/solid pcms having a polyolefin backbone polymer and a crystallizable side chain are provided.
06/12/14
20140158201
Photovoltaic module package
A silicon wafer-based photovoltaic module is described, which includes a first outer protective layer and a second outer protective layer, wherein both outer protective layers comprise a low- or no-sodium glass or low- or no-alkali compositions. The photovoltaic modules show resistance to water ingress, no or reduced potential-induced sodium ion drift, and reduced potential induced degradation..
06/12/14
20140158185
Multilayer polyvinylidene films structures
The invention relates to a multi-layer weatherable film structure having an outer layer of a highly weatherable film, a layer having a high thermal deformation temperature, an optional tie layer, and a thin layer of polyolefin or polyamide. The highly weatherable film layer preferably is polyvinylidene fluoride.
06/12/14
20140158182
Apparatus for generating electricity using an optical fiber cable light source and related methods
An apparatus for generating electricity using an optical fiber cable light source and for directing the electricity to an electrical circuit configured to be coupled with an electric utility's electric grid. The apparatus includes an enclosure having an input configured to be coupled with the light source for directing light into the enclosure.
06/05/14
20140155631
Process for the preparation of benzodithiophene compounds
Said benzodithiophene compound, after suitable functionalization and polymerization, can be advantageously used in the construction of photovoltaic devices (or solar devices) such as, for example, photovoltaic cells (or solar cells), photovoltaic modules (or solar modules), on either rigid and flexible supports. Furthermore, said benzodithiophene compound can be advantageously used as a constituent unit of luminescent solar concentrators (lscs).
06/05/14
20140152111
System and method for controlling a power generation system
A power generation system including photovoltaic modules for generating dc power and power converters coupled to the photovoltaic modules for converting the dc power to ac power is provided. The power generation system also includes a central controller that executes the steps of determining a real time ac power generation capacity of the power converters, determining a difference between a required ac power generation capacity and the real time ac power generation capacity, identifying a real time ac voltage of each of the power converters, identifying a reserve ac current capacity of each of the power converters based on the real time ac voltage and an ac current rating of each of the power converters and using the reserve ac current capacity to generate reserve power for reducing the difference between the required ac power generation capacity and the real time ac power generation capacity..
06/05/14
20140150862
Assembly for back contact photovoltaic module
An assembly for forming a back-contact photovoltaic module includes an integrated back-sheet with a substrate, an electrically conductive metal circuit adhered to a front surface of the substrate, and a back insulating layer adhered to the electrically conductive metal circuit. The back insulating layer has openings aligned with the electrically conductive metal circuit and with electrical contacts on the back side of a back-contact solar cell.
06/05/14
20140150856
Photovoltaic module
Disclosed is a photovoltaic module which includes a plurality of stacked unit cells and is encapsulated by an encapsulant and is designed such that an initial short circuit current of the photovoltaic module under standard test conditions is determined by the initial short circuit current of a top cell or a bottom cell among the plurality of the unit cells in accordance with a nominal operating cell temperature of the photovoltaic module.. .
06/05/14
20140150851
Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module has a photovoltaic cell assembly and a diode assembly. The photovoltaic cell assembly is formed by stacking a rear surface electrode layer, a photoelectric conversion layer, and a transparent electrode layer on one surface of a substrate, and an electrode layer formed on the other surface of the substrate.
06/05/14
20140150848
Photovoltaic module with heat exchanger
A photovoltaic module with a heat exchanger comprises a plurality of panels comprising photovoltaic cells, a bearing structure and a heat transfer region. The bearing structure comprises a non-planar external surface forming an exposure face defining a channel with a flat central base bounded by two side walls.
06/05/14
20140150846
Photovoltaic system with managed output and method of managing variability of output from a photovoltaic system
Photovoltaic systems with managed output and methods for managing variability of output from photovoltaic systems are described. A system includes a plurality of photovoltaic modules configured to receive and convert solar energy.
06/05/14
20140150845
Solar tracking apparatus and field arrangements thereof
A solar tracker assembly for mounting one or more solar tracking units, which can be adapted for use with various solar energy modules such as photovoltaic modules and heliostat mirrors, is provided. Each assembly comprises a frame of four sides connected at leg assemblies, each leg assembly being adapted for mounting a solar tracking unit.
06/05/14
20140150843
Shingle-like photovoltaic modules
A photovoltaic system comprises one or more shingle-like photovoltaic (pv) modules, each having a layer of optically transparent material adjacent to a layer of photoactive material configured to generate electricity upon exposure to light from the layer of optically transparent material. In some cases the layer of optically transparent material of each of the one or more shingle-like pv modules has a pattern of depressions in a shingle-like configuration..
06/05/14
20140150774
Solar tracking apparatus and field arrangements thereof
A solar tracker assembly for mounting one or more solar tracking units, which can be adapted for use with various solar energy modules such as photovoltaic modules and heliostat mirrors, is provided. Each assembly comprises a frame of four sides connected at leg assemblies, each leg assembly being adapted for mounting a solar tracking unit.
06/05/14
20140150251
Unitized photovoltaic assembly
A unitized photovoltaic assembly is disclosed. A unitized photovoltaic assembly consists of a unitary frame designed to retain a plurality of photovoltaic modules.
05/29/14
20140144499
Photovoltaic module backsheet having a thermoplastic polyolefin composite layer
The present invention relates to backsheets containing formulated thermoplastic polyolefin (tpo) which may be used with photovoltaic modules. More specifically, the backsheets of the present invention have a first exterior layer that comprises tpo and a polyamide, such that a residual fusion heat after lamination of that layer is at least 40 j/g.
05/29/14
20140144489
Arrangement for securing elongated solar cells
A solar panel apparatus includes a set of photovoltaic modules. The modules are configured to photovoltaically generate electricity from light.
05/29/14
20140144485
Improving the longevity and ergonomics of hybrid solar modules
At best, photovoltaic solar modules only convert 20% of solar energy into electrical energy, the rest of this energy being dissipated. This heat stored in the photovoltaic module reduces efficiency, which decreases in an inversely proportional manner to the temperature of the photovoltaic module.
05/29/14
20140144482
Photovoltaic module and method for manufacturing same
When a tab wire 20 is connected to a busbar electrode 12 on a surface side of a photovoltaic cell 6, the bonding strength at the connection part can be improved and electric resistance can be reduced without reducing the amount of received light. The busbar electrode 12 and the tab wire 20 are bonded via conductive resin 22 having light-transmission property.
05/22/14
20140139249
Apparatus and a method for detecting defects within photovoltaic modules
An apparatus and a method for detecting defects within a photovoltaic module are provided. To detect defects within the photovoltaic module, light from a light source is directed towards the photovoltaic module.
05/22/14
20140138501
Pole assembly
A pole assembly to be mounted on a supporting platform to support photovoltaic modules includes a supporting pole, a fixing pole pivotably attached to the supporting pole, a first mounting member fixed on the supporting platform, and a second mounting member fixed on the supporting platform. The first mounting member defines a locking slot.
05/22/14
20140137926
Multilayer film and photovoltaic module
Provided is a multilayer film including inorganic particles having a band gap energy of 3.3 ev or more and inorganic particles having a band gap energy of less than 3.3 ev in different layers. Here, the layer including inorganic particles having band gap energy of 3.3 ev or more is disposed at an upper portion than the layer including inorganic particles having a band gap energy of less than 3.3 ev.
05/22/14
20140137920
Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module has at least one solar cell and a socket outlet with voltage outputs of the photovoltaic module. An evaluation and control unit, which detects a voltage and/or a current of the photovoltaic module, is disposed in or on the socket outlet as an assembly.
05/15/14
20140132302
Method for measuring potential induced degradation of at least one solar cell or of a photovoltaic panel as well as the use of same method in the production of solar cells and photovoltaic panels
The invention relates to a method for measuring the high-voltage induced degradation (pid) of at least one solar cell. According to the invention, a conductive plastic material is pressed on the upper side or bottom side of the respective solar cell, in particular on the front side thereof, and a dc voltage greater than 50 v is applied between the plastic material and the respective solar cell.
05/15/14
20140130866
Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module comprises a photovoltaic element, including a photovoltaic portion having a textured structure formed a light-receiving surface, and a light-receiving surface electrode formed on a part of the light-receiving surface, and a sealing member for sealing the photovoltaic element. Further, the sealing member is configured to include a first resin and a second resin.
05/15/14
20140130865
Photovoltaic module with stabilized polymeric encapsulant
Wherein m is=1, y is o, a is c1-c19 alkylcarbonyl and z1 is c1-c18 alkyl, c5-c7 cycloalkyl or c2-c12 alkyl substituted with hydroxyl.. .
05/15/14
20140130863
Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module comprises a plurality of photovoltaic elements connected by a wiring member; a bus bar portion provided on the light-receiving surface of each of the photovoltaic elements; and an adhesive having a first adhesion section and a second adhesion section, the adhesive being provided on the bus bar portion to connect the bus bar portion and the wiring member to each other. The first adhesion section has a higher electrical conductivity than that of the second adhesion section, and the second adhesion section has a higher translucency than that of the first adhesion section..
05/15/14
20140130850
Composition of an organic photovoltaic cell of a photovoltaic module
A composition of an active film of an organic photovoltaic cell, including: an electron-donor material having a conjugated polymer; and an electron-acceptor material having a polymer, wherein the active film comprises a copolymer with a linear structure including: two to five blocks, at least two blocks of which have different chemical natures; two consecutive blocks having different chemical natures; each block having a molar mass of between 500 g/mol and 50,000 g/mol. Also, an organic-cell-based photovoltaic module incorporating such a composition and the use of this composition for the same purposes..
05/15/14
20140130849
Rooftop photovoltaic modules
A photovoltaic module may include a first frame portion defining a first plane, a second frame portion defining a second plane angled relative to the first plane, and a photovoltaic panel mounted to the second frame portion. The second frame portion may be supported only at opposing ends.
05/08/14
20140124022
Solar cell with improved conversion efficiency
Solar cells exhibiting improved conversion efficiency are disclosed. Particularly, multi-pn junction solar cells that contain a current spreading layer as well as concentrating photovoltaic modules that include such a solar cell and light concentrating optics are disclosed.
05/01/14
20140117999
Fault diagnosis system, fault diagnosis device, fault diagnosis method, program, computer-readable medium, and device under test
A fault diagnosis method utilizing a fault diagnosis system for diagnosing a photovoltaic module by estimating a fault location, the fault diagnosis system including a signal generator for generating and inputting an input signal into a positive terminal or a negative terminal of the photovoltaic module, a waveform observer for observing a reflected output signal from an open end or the fault location, a diagnosis unit for estimating the fault location based on the output signal, a conductive body, and an alignment unit for controlling the positions of the conductive body and/or the photovoltaic module. The diagnosis method includes controlling the positions of the conductive body and/or the photovoltaic module, observing the output signal of the input signal, and estimating the fault location based on two reflected output signals of input signals inputted into the positive terminal and the negative terminal of the photovoltaic module..
05/01/14
20140116498
Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module includes a photovoltaic sheet and a number of bars around the photovoltaic sheet. Each bar includes a supporting plate and a locking plate.
04/24/14
20140112647
Solar photovoltaic water heating system utilizing microprocessor control and water heater retrofit adaptor
A solar-powered photovoltaic thermal fluid heating system having an array of photovoltaic modules, an energy conversion control unit, sensors for tank temperature, with resistance heating element/tank flush water heater adaptor installed in a fluid-filled gas or electrically heated thermal storage tank. The advantages of the present invention include, without limitation, include an simple, safe, and efficient method for utilizing solar energy for the heating of water that is protected from the dangers of freezing and/or overheating, and easily retrofittable to new and existing gas and electric hot water storage tanks..


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