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09/18/14 - 20140261610 - Solar cell module with dual purpose vapor barrier/busbar
In a photovoltaic module, the solar cells and other necessary layers are placed on a backsheet with a multi-layer structure. A conductive part of a backsheet may provide a vapor barrier as well as replace busbars to route the circuit from one location of the module to another. It is...

09/18/14 - 20140261611 - Solar cell structures for improved current generation and collection
In one aspect, optoelectronic devices are described herein. In some implementations, an optoelectronic device comprises a photovoltaic cell. The photovoltaic cell comprises a space-charge region, a quasi-neutral region, and a low bandgap absorber region (LBAR) layer or an improved transport (IT) layer at least partially positioned in the quasi-neutral region...

09/18/14 - 20140261612 - Methods for manufacturing three-dimensional metamaterial devices with photovoltaic bristles
A metamaterial of an array of photovoltaic bristles may enable each photovoltaic bristle to have a high probability of photon absorption. The high probability of photon absorption may lead to increased efficiency and more power generation from an array of photovoltaic bristles. A completed photovoltaic device may benefit from further...

09/18/14 - 20140261613 - Photoelectrochemically driven self-assembly
Various technologies described herein pertain to assembling electronic devices into a microsystem. The electronic devices are disposed in a solution. Light can be applied to the electronic devices in the solution. The electronic devices can generate currents responsive to the light applied to the electronic devices in the solution, and...

09/18/14 - 20140261614 - Method of installing and operating a solar module array
A method of installing and managing a solar module array includes determining a desired output capacity of the array, providing a first number of solar modules to generate electrical power at the desired output capacity, installing the first number of solar modules as the array at a plant site, and...

09/18/14 - 20140261615 - Tuning the anti-reflective, abrasion resistance, anti-soiling and self-cleaning properties of transparent coatings for different glass substrates and solar cells
Functionalized coatings preferentially coated on the tin-side of float glass used in solar and other applications are disclosed. Coating compositions include silane-based precursors that are used to form coatings through a sol-gel process including hydrolyzed alkoxysilane-based sols. The coatings are characterized by anti-reflective, abrasion resistant, and anti-soiling properties and the...

09/18/14 - 20140261616 - Spreading devices into a 2-d module layout
An apparatus, method, and system, the apparatus including a receiving member dimensioned to receive an array of microelectronic devices; and a linkage member coupled to the receiving member, the linkage member configured to move the receiving member in at least two dimensions so as to modify a spacing between the...

09/18/14 - 20140261617 - Photovoltaic cell, photovoltaic cell module and method of fabricating the same
A photovoltaic cell module configured to convert energy of light into electric energy is provided. The photovoltaic cell module includes photovoltaic cells and at least one bus element. A first electrode of one of the photovoltaic cells is electrically connected to another of the photovoltaic cells through the bus element....

09/18/14 - 20140261618 - Method and structure for multicell devices without physical isolation
The present invention relates to multi-cell devices fabricated on a common substrate that are more desirable than single cell devices, particularly in photovoltaic applications. Multi-cell devices operate with lower currents, higher output voltages, and lower internal power losses. Prior art multi-cell devices use physical isolation to achieve electrical isolation between...

09/18/14 - 20140261619 - Interconnector and solar cell module having the same
An interconnector is discussed, which includes a conductive metal of a band shape including a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; and a solder coated on the first surface, wherein the first surface of the conductive metal includes at least a flattened peak extending in a...

09/18/14 - 20140261620 - Solar cell and solar cell module using the same
Disclosed are a solar cell and a solar cell module using the same. The solar cell module includes a glass frit provided on a support substrate and including sodium, a first solar cell comprising a first back electrode layer, a first light absorbing layer, and a first front electrode layer...

09/11/14 - 20140251409 - Solar cell module and manufacturing method thereof
A solar cell module in the present invention includes: a wiring member electrically connecting solar cell elements to each other; and a structure in which a solder bonding portion is formed by bonding a collecting electrode, which is provided on a light receiving surface of the solar cell element, extends...

09/04/14 - 20140246068 - Metal connector profile, solar module and method for its manufacture
A metal connector profile for the electrical connection and interconnection of back-contact solar cells is described. In addition, a solar module as well as a method for manufacturing such a solar module are described as well....

09/04/14 - 20140246069 - Photovoltaic module with simplified connection
Photovoltaic module (11) comprising a plurality of electrically connected photovoltaic cells (12), characterized in that it has a square shape and comprises at least two contact pads (17, 18) in each corner of the module so as to comprise at least four connectors (14, 15) on each edge (21; 22;...

09/04/14 - 20140246070 - Thin film solar module having series connection and method for the series connection of thin film solar cells
A thin film solar module having a series connection is described. The thin film solar module has a back electrode layer that is divided into regions by a first set of structuring lines, a photoactive semiconductor layer that is arranged on the back electrode layer and divided by a second...

09/04/14 - 20140246071 - Organic devices, organic electroluminescent devices and organic solar cells
An organic device, including an organic compound having charge-transporting ability (i.e., transporting holes and/or electrons) and/or including organic light emissive molecules capable of emitting at least one of fluorescent light or phosphorescent light, has a charge transfer complex-contained layer including a charge transfer complex formed upon contact of an organic...

09/04/14 - 20140246072 - Method and system for optimizing the configuration of a solar power system
An optimization engine determines an optimal configuration for a solar power system projected onto a target surface. The optimization engine identifies an alignment axis that passes through a vertex a boundary associated with the target surface and then constructs horizontal or vertical spans that represent contiguous areas where solar modules...

09/04/14 - 20140246073 - Solar cell and solar cell module using the same
Disclosed are a solar cell and a solar cell module using the same. The solar cell includes a back electrode on a support substrate; a light absorbing part on a top surface and one side of the back electrode; and a front electrode on a top surface and one side...

09/04/14 - 20140246074 - Solar module with ribbon cable, and a method for the manufacture of same
A solar module, more particularly a thin-film solar module having a plurality of solar cells connected in series for the photovoltaic generation of power, is described. The solar module has two voltage terminals of opposite polarity, which are each connected to an external surface of the module. Each of the...

08/28/14 - 20140238460 - Stratosphere tethered photovoltaic power platform
The present invention is realized by apparatus and methods for placing a large utility scale photovoltaic array in the low stratosphere of earth's atmosphere at an altitude of about 20km, above clouds, moisture, dust, and wind. This is accomplished using a large light-weight, rigid, buoyant structure to support the large...

08/28/14 - 20140238461 - Solar cell unit and method for manufacturing the same
The present invention provides a solar cell unit, which comprises a semiconductor plate of first-type doping or second-type doping; wherein the semiconductor plate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; the semiconductor plate comprises a first-type doping region and second-type doping region, both the...

08/28/14 - 20140238462 - Solar cell module
A solar cell module is discussed. The solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells, an interconnector for electrically connecting the adjacent solar cells, and a conductive adhesive film for attaching the interconnector to the solar cell. Each solar cell includes a substrate, a back electrode part including a...

08/28/14 - 20140238463 - Method for production of wafer based solar panels
This invention relates to a method for producing solar cells, and photovoltaic panels thereof. The method for producing solar panels comprises employing a number of semiconductor wafers and/or semiconductor sheets of films prefabricated to prepare them for back side metallization, which are placed and attached adjacent to each other and...

08/21/14 - 20140230877 - Sensing, interlocking solar module system and installation method
A frameless photovoltaic (PV) module system and methods secure solar panels directly to a fixed structure either individually or collectively as an array. Universal mounting brackets attached to the back of each solar panel module connect to one another and to mounting feet that anchor to the fixed structure. Mounting...

08/21/14 - 20140230878 - Method for electrically connecting several solar cells and photovoltaic module
The invention relates to a method for metallizing and connecting solar cell substrates and to a photovoltaic module made of several metallized solar cells that are electrically connected to one another. According to the invention, a solar cell substrate, in which second metal layers forming electrical metal contacts are optionally...

08/21/14 - 20140230879 - Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module includes at least two photovoltaic cells and a ribbon. Each of the photovoltaic cells includes a photovoltaic device, a surface electrode, and a back electrode. The photovoltaic device has a light-receiving surface and a back surface opposite the light-receiving surface. The surface electrode is disposed on the...

08/21/14 - 20140230880 - Solar module
A solar module is provided which has improved durability. A third wiring member (32a) includes a first portion (32a1), a second portion (32a2), and a third portion (32a3). In the first portion (32a1), metal foil (52) faces a solar cell (20). The first portion (32a1) is electrically connected to the...

08/21/14 - 20140230881 - Solar cell module
A solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells each including a substrate, an emitter region positioned at a back surface of the substrate, first electrodes electrically connected to the emitter region, second electrodes electrically connected to the substrate, a first current collector positioned at ends of the first...

08/07/14 - 20140216518 - Solar battery module and solar power generation system
There is provided a solar battery module including a plurality of solar batter cells arranged on a same plane with a predetermined gap area, a light-receiving-surface side protecting member and a rear-surface side protecting member sandwiching the solar battery cells therebetween, and an irreversible temperature indicator that is provided on...

08/07/14 - 20140216519 - Method for producing solar battery cell and solar battery module
A method for producing a solar battery cell which hardly causes an electric short circuit at the cut end surface of a solar battery element is provided. A method for producing a solar battery cell in which a solar battery cell is obtained from an elongated solar battery element including...

07/31/14 - 20140209143 - Photovoltaic assembly with cleaning member
A photovoltaic assembly includes a solar plate, a first driving device, and a first cleaning member secured to the first driving device. The solar plate includes a front surface, a first side edge and a second side edge connected to the first side edge. The first cleaning member includes a...

07/31/14 - 20140209144 - Photovoltaic device with debris cleaning assembly
A photovoltaic device includes a solar panel, a debris detecting module, and a cleaning assembly. The debris detecting module detects debris on the solar panel. The cleaning assembly cleans the debris from the solar panel when the debris detecting module detects a weight of the debris on the solar panel....

07/31/14 - 20140209145 - Photovoltaic device with debris cleaning assembly
A photovoltaic device includes a solar panel and a cleaning assembly. The cleaning assembly includes a driving member, a transmission member, and a wiper fixed to the transmission member and attached to the solar panel. The transmission member is driven by the driving member. The transmission member moves relative to...

07/24/14 - 20140202514 - Photovoltaic assembly with protective cover
A photovoltaic assembly includes a solar plate and a protective cover. The protective cover covers one side of the solar plate and includes a cover body. The protective cover is rotatable relative to the solar plate between a closed position and an open position. When the protective cover is in...

07/24/14 - 20140202515 - Booster films for solar photovoltaic systems
We describe stacked photovoltaic modules, and components thereof, in which at least one booster cell is combined with at least one primary cell in a stacked configuration. The booster cell may be in the form of a polycrystalline film disposed on a transparent substrate, such as a glass substrate, and...

07/24/14 - 20140202516 - Solar cell, solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell
A solar cell is provided with current collecting finger portions, which are formed on the light receiving surface of a photoelectric conversion unit. A separation region is provided on the light receiving surface to extend in the direction that intersects the current collecting finger portions such that the current collecting...

07/24/14 - 20140202517 - Recyclable organic solar cells on substrates comprising cellulose nanocrystals (cnc)
Recyclable organic solar cells are disclosed herein. Systems and methods are further disclosed for producing, improving performance, and for recycling the solar cells. In certain example embodiments, the recyclable organic solar cells disclosed herein include: a first electrode; a second electrode; a photoactive layer disposed between the first electrode and...

07/24/14 - 20140202518 - Solar module
A solar module with improved output characteristics is provided. The solar module (1) includes a photoelectric conversion unit (23), a solar cell (20) having a first electrode (21) and a second electrode (22), and a wiring member (32a). The wiring member (32a) has resin film (51) and wiring (52) arranged...

07/17/14 - 20140196759 - Two-sided solar cell
A solar cell configuration that is comprised of two individual solar cells mounted on a common, rigid, electrical insulator and such that the photoactive sides of the two solar cells are opposite each other and where these elements are integrated into one combined unit and wired together in series or...

07/17/14 - 20140196760 - Solar cell and solar module
A solar cell and a solar module are provided which have improved output characteristics. A solar cell (20) has a photovoltaic conversion unit (23), a first electrode (21), and a second electrode (22). The first electrode (21) and the second electrode (22) are arranged on one main surface of the...

07/10/14 - 20140190545 - Integrated 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,...

07/10/14 - 20140190546 - Solar module and solar module manufacturing method
A manufacturing method suitable for solar modules is provided. A solar cell string 25 is inspected for the presence of any defective solar cell 20. When a defective solar cell 20a is found, the wiring members 30a, 30b bonding the defective solar cell 20a to the solar cells 20b, 20c...

07/10/14 - 20140190547 - Solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell module
A solar cell module is provided with: solar cells, each of which has bus bar sections on main surfaces thereof; adhesive layers, which are provided on the bus bar sections, respectively; and a wiring material, which is connected to the bus bar sections by means of the adhesive layers, and...

07/10/14 - 20140190548 - Solar cell, solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell module
A solar module and a manufacturing method for a solar module with improved reliability are provided. The solar module includes a solar cell and a wiring member. A wiring member is connected electrically to the solar cell. The solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion unit, electrodes, and resin members. The...

07/10/14 - 20140190549 - Solar cell and solar module
A solar module with improved output characteristics is provided. A finger portion (21a) includes a finger portion main body (21a1), a wide portion (21a2) which is wider than the finger portion main body (21a1) and is connected electrically to a wiring member (30), and a narrow portion (21a3) which is...

07/10/14 - 20140190550 - Tandem solar cell with graphene interlayer and method of making
A tandem solar cell with graphene interlayer and method of making are disclosed. The graphene interlayer can serve as a recombination contact to a pair of photoactive subcells electrically connected in series or as a common electrode to a pair of photoactive subcells electrically connected in parallel. The highly conducting,...

07/03/14 - 20140182650 - Module integrated circuit
The disclosure relates to apparatus and methods of photovoltaic or solar module design and fabrication. A photovoltaic (PV) module includes one or more photovoltaic cells mounted to a support, a first terminal connected to at least one of the one or more PV cells, a second terminal connected to at...

07/03/14 - 20140182651 - Integrated 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...

07/03/14 - 20140182652 - Roof panel having dye-sensitized solar cell
A roof panel is provided that includes a dye-sensitized solar cell. In particular, the roof panel includes a plurality of dye-sensitized solar cell unit modules having a matrix array. Electrodes of the dye-sensitized solar cell unit modules are disposed and joined to each other across a wire connection structure. Here,...

07/03/14 - 20140182653 - Solar cell and solar cell module using the same
Disclosed are a solar cell and a solar cell module using the same. The solar cell according to the embodiment includes a stepped portion on a support substrate; a back electrode layer having a first height difference on the support substrate and the stepped portion; a light absorbing layer having...

06/26/14 - 20140174497 - Packing of solar cell wafers
Solar cell wafers are fabricated, tested, and sorted into solar cell wafer stacks. A solar cell wafer stack includes a solar cell wafer with a front side that faces a front side of an adjacent solar cell wafer, and another solar cell wafer with a backside that directly contacts a...