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 Solar panel  accelerated regeneration and/or prevention of defects in solar panels patent thumbnailnew patent Solar panel accelerated regeneration and/or prevention of defects in solar panels
The present invention provides a solar panel installation, comprising at least one solar panel comprising photovoltaic cells, and a translucent plate on the upper side, wherein the translucent plate is provided with an electrically conductive layer that is provided in order to have an electric potential applied to it and which is electrically isolated from the photovoltaic cells, such that an electric potential applied to the electrically conductive layer will be uniformly distributed over the upper side of the at least one solar panel. In addition, the invention provides a method for applying the electrically conductive layer and for regenerating and/or preventing defects in the at least one solar panel..

 Solar panel support devices and related solar panel support systems patent thumbnailnew patent Solar panel support devices and related solar panel support systems
A support device for supporting a solar panel above a base surface includes a body having an upper mounting surface, a lower base surface, and integral ballast. The upper mounting surface is sloped relative to the lower base surface.
Rbi Solar, Inc.

 Self-sealing mounting bracket for roof mounted structures patent thumbnailnew patent Self-sealing mounting bracket for roof mounted structures
A self-sealing mounting bracket includes an outer shell that defines at least one downwardly facing chamber. A plunger is located in the downwardly facing chamber and is slidable within the chamber.
Building Materials Investment Corporation

 Portable power supply unit patent thumbnailPortable power supply unit
A transportable power supply unit is disclosed comprising a load carrying support and an electrical storage arrangement on the support. At least two solar panels are mounted on the load carrying support, each of which is interchangeable between a retracted configuration and a deployed configuration.

 Solar power lighted audio fishing tackle box patent thumbnailSolar power lighted audio fishing tackle box
The present invention relates to a fishing tackle box that has been outfitted with led (light emitting diodes) lighting the trays and main storage areas of the box. The leds in the box are powered by a rechargeable battery charged by at least two solar panels, and are positioned to provide power regardless of the box being opened or closed.

 Transportable ground station for an unmanned aerial vehicle patent thumbnailTransportable ground station for an unmanned aerial vehicle
A transportable ground station for a uav includes a container in which the uav may be transported and housed. The container includes a wireless or contact-based recharging station that recharges the uav's batteries or other power sources after the uav returns from a mission.
Swift Engineering, Inc.

 Illuminating device having folding solar panels patent thumbnailIlluminating device having folding solar panels
An illuminating device having folding solar panels, which comprises a lamp cover, a light source, two solar panels, and a folding holder on which the two solar panels are positioned. The opening of the lamp cover is smaller than the deployed area of the folding holder.

 Mounting assemblies for solar panel  using the same patent thumbnailMounting assemblies for solar panel using the same
A solar panel mount assembly includes a base portion mountable to an installation surface, and a support arm defining a support shoulder. The support arm is coupled to the base portion.
Pegasus Solar Inc.

 Portable flexible solar powered recharging device patent thumbnailPortable flexible solar powered recharging device
A portable, flexible solar powered recharging device for recharging electronic devices includes a mat that is flexible and that has a front and a back. A central processing unit, a power storage module and a charger are coupled to and positioned in a compartment positioned on the back of the mat.

 System and  installing solar panels patent thumbnailSystem and installing solar panels
A solar panel system for determining how many solar panels connected to a controller is provided. An electrical pathway connects the controller to at least one solar panel.
Energy Development Llc

Solar-powered single-compartment multi-purpose electrochemical reactor

A solar-powered single-compartment multi-purpose electrochemical reactor; which can be used for the desalination of sea water, removal of heavy metals from drinking water, treatment of waste water, producing wide range of chemicals, producing hydrogen gas by electrolyzing water; which is useful as a source of energy. The device uses solar cells that convert solar energy into electrical energy in order to power such system.
Scientific Research Support Fund Ministry Of Higher Education

Method for operating a photovoltaic system

A method for operating a photovoltaic system which includes solar panels, at least one dc-dc converter and an intermediate dc circuit, wherein the switching elements of the dc-dc converter are brought into a switching state which forms a permanent current path between the output of the solar panels and the intermediate circuit during a transition phase between an unloaded and loaded state of the solar panels.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electrical grid solar energy harvesting system

Provided is a grid-mounted solar energy harvesting system, wherein the grid is operable to supply ac power independently of the solar energy system and comprises at least two pylons supporting one or more power lines, the solar energy harvesting system comprising: one or more solar panels longitudinally disposed between the at least two pylons, wherein at least one of the one or more solar panels is supported by two support cables extended between and attached to the at least two pylons and comprise one of the one or more power lines and one dummy line which is electrically conductive and is electrically connected in at least one point along the solar energy harvesting system to the power line.. .

System for laying out and installing a solar array

A system for installing an array of pilings for an array of solar panels is highly accurate and efficient. The system includes a horizontal laser and a rotating vertical laser that are mounted on a first piling and aligned with a target on a second piling on the opposite side of the array.
Laserline Mfg., Inc.

Apparatus for securing a solar panel rail guide to a support bracket

In various representative aspects, an assembly for securing a support bracket to rail guide used for mounting and installing solar panels is provided. More specifically, the assembly provides a novel and improved nut with a serrated surface in combination with a t-bolt with a serrated surface that is capable of penetrating the respective oxidation surface layers of the bracket and the rail guide when installed.
Ironridge, Inc.

System and using capacitors in wireless networks

A battery-free wireless network is provided with one or more series or parallel capacitive networks. One or more solar panels are used to charge the capacitive networks and one or more charging circuits are used to control the charging of the capacitive networks.
Battery-free Outdoors, Llc

Smart dc grid and smart power outlet

The disclosed smart receptacle allows use of high voltage dc power, typically between 100 and 120 volts, for regular appliances such as computers and cell phone power adapters, coffee pots, heaters and some motorized devices. The receptacle prevents use of the dc power by ac appliances by monitoring for amount and or quality of inductance of a plugged in appliance.

Supporting structure for solar panels

A support structure for solar panels (6) comprising two or more circular and concentric tracks or rails (1), on which a plurality of pylons (5) are mounted, said pylons (5) are parallel and equipped with support wheels (9), so as to support, through respective frames (14), a plurality of solar panels (6); the pylons (5) rotate with respect to the common center of the concentric tracks (1), so as to carry out a rotation movement for the azimuthal tracking (ra) of the sun (from east to west), while a plurality of actuators (21), which are mounted within each pylon (5), move one or more panels (6), in order to obtain a rotation movement for the zenithal tracking (rz). The combination of the two rotations is controlled by an electronic control unit (22), so as to follow at every moment of the day the sun's position.

Floating solar panel array with one-axis tracking system

A floating solar array made of a closed loop of flexible high density polyethylene pipes with elbows, t fittings and couplings. An anti-lift membrane fills with water and mitigates the wind forces.
4csolar, Inc.

Solar propelled aircraft structure and solar panels control method

A solar propelled aircraft which has a wing having solar cell modules mounted therein includes: first solar cell modules which are positioned in a wing or a tail wing of the aircraft and receive solar energy directly from the sun; second solar cell modules which are positioned in a main wing or a tail wing of the aircraft and supplied with directed energy from the earth; and rotating shafts which rotate the first solar cell modules and the second solar cell modules so that the first solar cell modules and the second solar cell modules correspond to each other in both directions. The first solar cell module at the upper surface obtains solar energy from the sun, and the second solar cell module at the lower surface obtains directed energy transferred from the earth..
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Multi-chargeable (ac/dc/solar/wireless, etc) and multi-functional (secures, organizes, charges, stores, docks, etc.) energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneosly charging of multiple electronics devices.

A multi-chargeable and multi-functional energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneous wireless charging of multiple electronic devices. The energy storage device utilizes the best in battery technology to maximize the usefulness of electronic devices and it can be charged in a variety of ways.

Solar row onsite automatic inspection system

An inspection system for inspecting a solar row having a plurality of solar panels, the inspection system includes a moveable support construction, an imaging device and a controller, the imaging device being mounted on the moveable support construction, the controller being coupled with the moveable support construction and with the imaging device, the controller being configured to cause the moveable support construction to move the imaging device over the surface of the solar row and to cause the imaging device to image a selected target area of the solar row, the controller being further configured to analyze images acquired by the imaging device for detecting defects of the solar row.. .
Ecoppia Scientific Ltd.

Vinylidene fluoride copolymer and preparation method therefor

Provided in the present invention is a vinylidene fluoride copolymer. Same is acquired via a polymerization reaction taking place at conditions of 30-100° c.
Zhonghao Chenguang Research Nstitute Of Chemical Industry Company Limited

Enhanced solar panels, liquid delivery systems and associated processes for solar energy systems

Fluid delivery systems and related structures and processes are provided, such as for use with water, treated water, and/or a cleaning solution, for any of cleaning, cooling or any combination thereof, for one or more solar panels in a power generation environment. Enhanced coatings are provided for the incident surface of solar panels, such as to avoid build up of dirt, scale, or other contaminants, and/or to improve cleaning performance.
Accurate Solar Power, Llc

Enhanced solar panels, liquid delivery systems and associated processes for solar energy systems

Fluid delivery systems and related structures and processes are provided, such as for use with water, treated water, and/or a cleaning solution, for any of cleaning, cooling or any combination thereof, for one or more solar panels in a power generation environment. Enhanced coatings are provided for the incident surface of solar panels, such as to avoid build up of dirt, scale, or other contaminants, and/or to improve cleaning performance.
Accurate Solar Power, Llc

Systems, methods, and devices including modular, fixed and transportable structures incorporating solar and wind generation technologies for production of electricity

Disclosed are systems, methods, and devices related to fixed and transportable structures and vehicles utilizing the integration of solar and wind technologies for generation of electricity. The system generates electricity using solar panels (and/or solar thermal units) and wind turbines, stores and converts electricity, and can be located in various locations either as fixed or portable embodiments including on land, on water, underwater, air and space and may also be housed in a structure to provide electricity for various facilities and uses..

Solar power controller and impedance detection

A power controller assembly is disclosed that transfers alternating current (ac) power generated by solar panels to devices coupled to the power controller assembly. The power controller assembly includes a power connector assembly that is coupled to an ac power outlet and transfers ac power generated by the solar panels from the ac power outlet to a power cord that is coupled to the power controller configuration.
Sunculture Solar, Inc.

Hybrid energy system for general applications

The hybrid energy system for onshore and for offshore applications to include buildings infrastructure, and vessels respectively an assortment one or more arrays of integrated piezoelectric devices, wind turbine array and solar panels characterized in that they are to produce renewable energy for on demand use and for battery bank storage. Accordingly the onshore application includes a kinetic energy turbine farm, and also offshore methods for kinetic energy turbine farms, mega buoys and mega vessels to supply extra electric energy to other vessels and to shunt net power to utility grid companies, and mega-barges produce net power in onboard giant battery bank containers to rent by shipping to utility consignment locations coastally..

Solar slate plate

A slate solar panel installation system and method which allows users to install solar panels on their slate tile roofs wherein one slate tile is removed and the present invention is installed in its place. The current invention does not require drilling any holes in the slate tiles, therefore, not affecting the integrity of the roof and reducing the likelihood of leaks to near zero.

Solar power generation system having a backup inverter

A solar power generation system having a backup inverter, the solar power generation system has n number of solar panels, n number of inverters, at least one backup inverter and at least one ac (alternating current) wiring box; each inverter and the backup inverter are parallel connected to the ac wiring box; the ac wiring box can be connected to a utility grid; when each inverter is normally operated, each solar panel can supply power to each inverter; when the x-th inverter is faulted, the x-th solar panel can supply power to the backup inverter, therefore reduce the interruption time of power generation.. .
Cyber Power Systems, Inc.

Method and evaporating waste fluids

A self-contained, portable, waste water evaporating apparatus is shown. A solar-operated submersible pump pumps waste water from just under the surface of a waste water pit, through a pair of automatic backflushing filters and out misters located around the bank of the waste water pit.

Integrated solar panel

A solar panel is disclosed that can be daisy-chained with other solar panels. The solar panel automatically generates output alternative current (ac) power that is in parallel with input ac power coming into the solar panel when the solar panel senses the input ac power so that the solar panel operates as a slave in this state.
Sunculture Solar Inc.

Solar powered illumination device

A solar powered illumination device comprises solar panels arranged on a flexible holder, which is arranged on an upper surface of a support. A lower housing comprises an outer circumferential wall and an inner circumferential wall, wherein a drain hole is formed between the outer circumferential wall and the inner circumferential wall.

Backpack for motorcyclists

A backpack for motorcyclists provides a rigid outer shell with an electrical system wherein an onboard battery powers rear signal lights, each comprising a plurality of light emitting diodes (leds), which are linked with the motorcycle's electrical system to function as brake lights and turn signals. The electrical system also charges a cellular telephone or other portable device via a universal service bus (usb) port, and may be recharged by one or more solar panels mounted to the exterior of the backpack.

Low profile solar tracking systems & methods

A solar energy collection system comprises a frame for mounting the system on a suitable substrate and a plurality of solar panels disposed adjacent to one another on the frame. A first set of the solar panels are movable relative to a second set of the solar panels, for tracking movement of the sun during the day.

Hybrid solar module coupling and making

A fluid coupler for hydronic solar panels, framed with a rigid frame that, when engaged includes a male coupling rigidly attached to a first manifold pipe. The male coupling has a sealing face perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the first manifold pipe.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

System and transmitting data using alternative energy sources

A system and method for generating power from the low-light emissions prevalent in rainforests through a low-light emission solar panel in order to transmit data over a network. The low-light emission solar panels can be formed to have four sets of three cells wired in series, with each of the four sets of three cells wired in parallel.
Rainforest Connection

Self-contained large scale computing platform

A massively parallel computer system (mpcs) includes a multitude of tiles each adapted to include one or more processing/memory units, power generation unit, and associated circuitry. The tiles are formed in an array of thin, light-weight material that may be foldable and/or collapsible to enable the packaging and folding of the mpcs into a small amount of volume for launch into space.
California Institute Of Technology

Lighting unit

A lighting unit is provided that has a housing with a lighting portion and a solar panel portion. solar panels are mounted on the solar panel portion and the energy gathered by the solar panels is stored in a rechargeable battery.

Helps- hybrid electric light pole system

A hybrid, electric light pole system (100) capable of generating energy from wind and solar and collecting it in storage or transferring it to the grid, additionally it is capable of upholding a minimum (but not limited to) overnight supply of energy for uninterrupted work of one or more street electric light bulb(s) (107) is disclosed. The system comprises an adequate monopole (106) and a vertical axis wind turbine (101) rigidly attached on the top of the pole, two (but not limited to) leaves (103) are symmetrically attached to the pole with flat “c” shape branches (105), were each “c” shape branch (105) crosses the pole (106) in two support points.

Portable solar power system with prefabricated solar racking

A portable solar power system includes at least one prefabricated solar racking configured on a trailer frame that is transportable to a deployment site without oversize load travel restrictions (e.g., escort vehicles). The trailer frame includes one or more levelling members that permit a levelled installation of the trailer frame at the deployment site.

Systems and methods to reduce the number and cost of management units of distributed power generators

Apparatuses and methods for configuring and managing solar panels to form strings of photovoltaic energy generators with improved performance and reduced cost. The photovoltaic energy generators are connected via one or more combined local management units (clmus), each having a plurality of direct current converters connected to and configured to receive direct current power from a respective solar panel.
Tigo Energy, Inc.

Device and fixing objects, in particular solar panels, to a roof

The invention relates to a device for fixing objects, in particular solar panels, to a roof. The invention also relates to an assembly of such devices.
Esdec B.v.

Apparatus for sunlight collection and solar energy generation

This invention relates to photovoltaic (pv) systems with solar trackers. Retractable auxiliary panels are positioned at opposite sides of a solar panel along its tilt direction.

Solar panel racking array

A commercial modular solar racking system, with the capability to be assembled in several configurations, which when assembled, creates a adaptable, size variable, solar panel supporting infrastructure, with a rapid assembly time. The said modular system can be adapted, to construct a perimeter wind lift-dampening fence around the deployed array.
Powerak Pty Ltd

Solar panel kit

A solar power generator kit can, for example, include a box and solar panels, micro-inverters, photovoltaic junction boxes, cables, mounting rails, and coupling components. The micro-inverters and photovoltaic junction boxes can be mounted to the solar panels.
Rsi Development Llc

Solar power supplementation system

A solar power supplementation system for alternatively supplying a distribution transformer with electricity from a remote distribution substation and local solar panels. The solar power supplementation system comprises solar panels that are configured to supply electricity to the distribution transformer by way of a solar collection system and a switch.

Solar power generation system

In an example, a solar power generation system includes solar panels, dc optimizers, and inverters. The numbers of the solar panels and the dc optimizers are both n, and the number of the inverters is m.
Tenksolar, Inc.

Solar panel device provided on aircraft wing, aircraft wing having solar panel device, and aircraft

Disclosed is a solar panel device provided on an aircraft wing, which can realize solar panels that are capable of converting sunlight into energy without being damaged due to bending load or movement of a wing, an aircraft wing having such a solar panel device, and an aircraft having such an aircraft wing.. .
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

System and enhanced watch dog in solar panel installations

A system and method for automated shutdown, disconnect, or power reduction of solar panels. A system of solar panels includes one or more master management units (mmus) and one or more local management units (lmus).
Tigo Energy, Inc.

Solar panel with pivoting side supports

A folded down support (12) allows for stronger solar panels (10) and the support replaces most of the solar racking required for solar installation which further reduces the cost of the photovoltaic solar system. The solar panels (10) can be arranged so that solar panels form a solar collector solar panel array.
Patton Engineering, Inc.

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