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Solar-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Solar panel mounting clamp and system
Solar Connections International, Inc.
January 11, 2018 - N°20180013382

A system having a plurality of solar panel mounting clamps for mounting a plurality of solar panels including a plurality of threaded projections fixed in a mounting surface; a plurality of the solar panel mounting clamps, each respectively disposed upon one of the plurality of threaded projections such that the threaded receiving portion of each solar panel mounting clamp receives ...
Dynamic stabilizer for solar trackers
Solar Connections International, Inc.
January 11, 2018 - N°20180013380

A non-drive dynamic stabilizer includes a damper and an actuator. The dynamic stabilizer provides multiple states of support to a solar tracker structure. These states may include 1) flexible movement and/or damping during normal operation (i. E. Tracking) and/or 2) rigid or locked, whereby the dynamic stabilizer acts as a restraint. The dynamic stabilizer is actuated by a control system ...
Solar battery module and method for producing same
Kaneka Corporation
January 11, 2018 - N°20180013026

A solar cell module includes a solar cell, a wiring member electrically connected to the solar cell, a light-receiving-surface encapsulant and a back-surface encapsulant that cover the solar cell, a light-receiving-surface protecting member; and a back-surface protecting member. The back-surface protecting member does not contain a metal foil. A back-side metal electrode contacts the back-surface encapsulant. The arithmetic mean roughness ...
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Flexible conducting cover glass replacement for satellite solar panels
New Mexico Tech Research Foundation
January 04, 2018 - N°20180006177

A composition for covering satellite solar panels includes an encapsulating resin, a conductive nano-network, and fused silica/quartz beads. A coverglass for a satellite solar panel includes such a composition. A method for producing the composition includes the steps of mixing an encapsulating resin, a conductive nano-network, and fused silica/quartz beads at a specific ratio, so that the ratio ...
Solar panel inspection using unmanned aerial vehicles
Unmanned Innovation Inc.
January 04, 2018 - N°20180003656

Methods, systems, and program products of inspecting solar panels using unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) are disclosed. A uav can obtain a position of the sun in a reference frame, a location of a solar panel in the reference frame, and an orientation of the solar panel in the reference frame. The uav can determine a viewing position of the uav ...
Solar array lifter and method
Unmanned Innovation Inc.
January 04, 2018 - N°20180002147

A solar array lifting assembly and method. The device and method use a support pole, a pole bracket for supporting a solar array made up of a frame and solar panels, a pole bracket securing mechanism for securing the pole bracket at a predetermined height, and a lifting assembly for lifting the pole bracket and solar array along the support ...
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Cleaning system for solar panels
Solar Maid Of Northern Of Arizona, Llc
December 28, 2017 - N°20170373633

A solar panel cleaning system includes a brush connected by a hose to a fluid supply. The brush has scrubbing material, such as bristles, attached to a brush body for mechanically cleaning the surface of the solar panel. The width of the contact surface of the scrubbing material may be equal to the width of the solar panel, so that ...
Modular floating platform for solar panel straps and ballast tray hold-downs for solar panel straps
Solar Maid Of Northern Of Arizona, Llc
December 28, 2017 - N°20170370621

A floating platform for solar panels is provided. The floating platform may include a plurality of plates. Each of the plurality of plates may have a ballast chamber filled with a ballast material. Each of the plurality of plates may further have a float chamber disposed over the ballast chamber. Each of the plurality of plates may further have a ...
Articulating joint solar panel array
Nevados Engineering, Inc.
December 21, 2017 - N°20170366133

Systems and methods for providing and controlling solar panel arrays are provided. The solar panel array may include one or more articulating joints that may provide variability in the arrangement of solar panels, which may allow the solar panel array to be distributed over varying types of underlying surfaces. The articulating joints may allow orientations of solar panels to be ...
Roof attachment assembly for solar panels and installation method
Ironridge, Inc.
December 21, 2017 - N°20170366132

Disclosed herein is a roof attachment assembly for mounting a solar panel on a roof without the use of rails. The assembly includes a splice member includes grounding elements for electrically grounding the solar panel and is removably connected to the array skirt. Also disclosed is a method of using the assembly and an assembly kit.
Clip-on mounting rails, mounting brackets, and methods of mounting solar modules
Array Technologies, Inc.
December 14, 2017 - N°20170359017

A snap-on mounting bracket assembly suitable for connecting a mounting rail to a torque tube is provided. The mounting bracket assembly includes an upper clamp piece and a lower clamp piece. The upper clamp piece has a first member defining a tube insertion aperture and an open bottom space and includes an upper partial fastener. The lower clamp piece has ...
Stackable pancake satellite
The Boeing Company
December 14, 2017 - N°20170355474

A stackable pancake satellite that is configured so that a plurality of the satellites can be stacked within a payload fairing of a launch vehicle. Each satellite includes sections that are folded or rotated together prior to launch, and unfolded or rotated away from each other when deployed. A first section is a satellite body having a first side that ...
Combined concentrator photovoltaic installation
Obshchestvo S Ogranichennoj Otvetstvennostyu "soleks-r"
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353154

A solar power installation having cooled bifacial photovoltaic solar modules for converting solar energy into electrical and thermal energy. The installation comprises a bifacial photovoltaic (pv) module having a liquid cooling system, a panel including bifacial pv cells, and a flat mirror concentrator for concentrating light on the panel. The installation also comprises a heat exchanger; a solar tracking system; ...
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Methods for sunlight collection and solar energy generation
Tigo Energy, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353145

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. The auxiliary panels do not obstruct the direct solar irradiation onto the solar panels, but rather redirect additional solar irradiation to the solar panels, including both direct beam and diffuse sunlight. While solar panels ...
Secondary solar concentrator
Frontline Aerospace, Inc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170350621

An external concentrator is provided for use with heat collection elements (hce's of a solar parabolic trough power plant. In one arrangement, the concentrator includes a plurality of ribs that are adapted to extend radially outward from the outside surface of an hce and along the linear length of the hce to help redirect stray/spilled light into the absorber ...
Inspecting a solar panel using an unmanned aerial vehicle
Abb Schweiz Ag
December 07, 2017 - N°20170349279

A method for inspecting a solar panel of a solar power station is performed in a controller for an unmanned aerial vehicle, uav, and includes the steps of: receiving an inspection request for a subset of the solar panels navigating, in a first stage, using radio signals, the uav to an initial location in a vicinity of a particular solar ...
Apparatus and method for forming organic thin film solar battery
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346014

A method for forming an organic thin film solar battery includes steps of: providing a substrate and an evaporating source; forming a first electrode on a surface of the substrate; spacing the evaporating source from the first electrode, and heating the carbon nanotube film structure to gasify the photoactive material and form a photoactive layer on a surface of the ...
Surface mount solar cell with integrated coverglass
Solar Junction Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345955

Photovoltaic cells, methods for fabricating surface mount multijunction photovoltaic cells, methods for assembling solar panels, and solar panels comprising photovoltaic cells are disclosed. The surface mount multijunction photovoltaic cells include through-wafer-vias for interconnecting the front surface epitaxial layer to a contact pad on the back surface. The through-wafer-vias are formed using a wet etch process that removes semiconductor materials non-selectively ...
Multipurpose solar lighter
Solar Junction Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343214

A multipurpose solar lighter for conveniently lighting a cigarette, tinder, or other flammable objects, includes a hollow upper part, which further includes an upper elongated piece, a convex lens, and a stopping tab, and a window with an optical filter; and a hollow lower part; such that the upper part connects to the lower part, whereby a cigarette can be ...
Bis-thienobenzothienothipohene compounds and process for their preparation
Eni S.p.a.it
November 30, 2017 - N°20170342087

The present invention relates to bis-thienobenzothienothiophene compounds and a process for their preparation. More in particular, the present invention relates to a new angular bis-thienobenzothienothiophene compound and the process for its preparation wherein said process comprises reacting at least one dihalogenated dithiophene compound with at least one terminal alkyne and the subsequent double annulation reaction. Said bis-thienobenzothienothiophene compounds can be ...
Phthalocyanine crystal, and electrophotographic photoreceptor, electrophotographic photoreceptor cartridge and image-forming device using the same
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
November 23, 2017 - N°20170336724

Provided is an excellent phthalocyanine crystal having high sensitivity and little fluctuation in sensitivity for a humidity change in a use environment and applicable to the martial for solar battery, electronic paper, electrophotographic photoreceptor, etc. Namely, phthalocyanine crystal obtained by bringing a phthalocyanine crystal precursor into contact with an aromatic aldehyde compound to convert the crystal form. Also, provided is ...
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