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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...

06/19/14 - 20140166066 - High-efficiency solar-cell arrays with integrated devices and methods for forming them
In various embodiments, an array of discrete solar cells with associated devices such as bypass diodes is formed over a single substrate....

06/19/14 - 20140166067 - Solar power system for aircraft, watercraft, or land vehicles using inverted metamorphic multijunction solar cells
A system for generating electrical power from solar radiation utilizing a thin film III-V compound multijunction semiconductor solar cell mounted on a support in a non-planar configuration is disclosed herein....

06/19/14 - 20140166068 - Solar module and manufacturing method therefor
Provided is a solar module having improved photoelectric conversion efficiency and a method for producing this solar module. The wiring (32) has a first linear portion (32a) and a second linear portion (32b). The first linear portion (32a) is arranged at least partially on a finger portion (21a) of a...

06/12/14 - 20140158180 - Solar module
A solar module is provided with improved photoelectric conversion efficiency. A first electrode and a second electrode (21, 22) each contain a plated film. Each plated film has a feed point (50). The feed points (50) are positioned in bus bar portions (21b, 22b). A wiring member (30) is connected...

06/05/14 - 20140150841 - Solar shield
A solar shield can include a body and at least one fastening feature. The body can have a length and a width, where each of the length and the width is at least large enough to cover a top surface of at least one of a number of PV solar...

06/05/14 - 20140150842 - Composite articles compression molded from recycled plastic
Compression molded articles containing a polymer component and optionally distributed therein between about 1% and about 45% by weight of a glass bead or fiber reinforcing component based on the weight of the finished composite article, wherein the polymer component contains between about 80% and about 100% by weight of...

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...

06/05/14 - 20140150844 - Connection sheet for solar battery cell electrode, process for manufacturing solar cell module, and solar cell module
Disclosed is a connection sheet for a solar battery cell electrode, which is a polymer sheet for use in the connection between an electrode for extracting an electric power from a solar battery cell and a wiring member through an electrically conductive adhesive material by heating and pressurizing, and which...

05/29/14 - 20140144479 - Photoelectric conversion module
A photoelectric conversion module includes a substrate, first and second rear electrodes on the substrate and separated from each other by a first separation pattern, first and second light absorbing layers on the first and second rear electrodes and separated from each other by a second separation pattern, and first...

05/29/14 - 20140144480 - Stretchable substrate, stretchable photovoltaic apparatus, and stretchable device
A stretchable photovoltaic apparatus according to the present invention includes: a stretchable substrate including islands protruded from a base such that the islands are separated by a trench, and a notch formed in an edge of each of the islands; a photovoltaic cell mounted on the stretchable substrate; and an...

05/29/14 - 20140144481 - Solar cell module
Provided is a solar cell module in which a plurality of solar cells and a wiring member for electrically connecting the solar cells are connected via connecting portions and, wherein a plurality of finger electrodes are formed on a light receiving surface of a photoelectric conversion body of the solar...

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...

05/22/14 - 20140137919 - Solar cell and solar cell module
A solar cell includes a substrate, a lower electrode, a lower intermediate layer, a photoelectric conversion film, and an upper electrode. The lower electrode is provided on the major surface of the substrate and has a side surface crossing the major surface. The lower intermediate layer is provided on the...

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. At least one...

05/22/14 - 20140137921 - Submicron gap thermophotovoltaic structure and fabrication method
An MTPV thermophotovoltaic chip comprising a photovoltaic cell substrate, micron/sub-micron gap-spaced from a juxtaposed heat or infrared radiation-emitting substrate, with a radiation-transparent intermediate window substrate preferably compliantly adhered to the photovoltaic cell substrate and bounding the gap space therewith....

05/22/14 - 20140137922 - Methods and structures for forming and improving solder joint thickness and planarity control features for solar cells
A method for connecting a plurality of solar cells and an improved interconnect is disclosed. The method includes aligning an interconnect to a plurality of solar cells having solder pads, where the interconnect has a main body and tabs extending therefrom, and where each of the tabs has a downward...

05/15/14 - 20140130840 - 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...

05/15/14 - 20140130841 - Solar module and manufacturing method therefor
A solar module is provided which has improved output characteristics. The solar module (1) includes a first protecting member (21), a second protecting member (22), a first solar cell (10a) and a second solar cell (10b), and a first wiring member (11A). The first solar cell (10a) and the second...

05/08/14 - 20140124011 - Heat treatment process and photovoltaic device based on said process
Low-temperature sulfurization/selenization heat treatment processes for photovoltaic devices are provided. In one aspect, a method for fabricating a photovoltaic device is provided. The method includes the following steps. A substrate is provided that is either (i) formed from an electrically conductive material or (ii) coated with at least one layer...

05/08/14 - 20140124012 - Radiant energy transfer panel mountings
An apparatus (10) for radiant energy transfer has at least one radiant energy transfer panel (20) having a light-energy transfer surface (21) and a back surface (23). The back surface has a panel electrode (42) for an electrical connection with the at least one radiant energy transfer panel. The panel...

05/01/14 - 20140116492 - Integrated solar panel
A solar panel is disclosed that generates standalone alternative current (AC) output power where the standalone output AC power is generated from direct current (DC) power stored in a battery bank included in the solar panel. The solar panel generates the standalone output AC power without reliance on input AC...

05/01/14 - 20140116493 - Solar cell module and method for manufacturing same
Disclosed herein are a solar cell module and a manufacturing method thereof. In the solar cell module according to the present invention, disposition structure of charge transport layers of individual cells configuring the solar cell is different, but the charge transport layers are disposed so as to be alternated with...

05/01/14 - 20140116494 - High-efficiency four-junction solar cells and fabrication methods thereof
A high-efficiency four-junction solar cell includes: an InP growth substrate; a first subcell formed over the growth substrate, with a first band gap, and a lattice constant matched with that of the growth substrate; a second subcell formed over the first subcell, with a second band gap larger than the...

04/24/14 - 20140109949 - Method for quickly stabilizing the nominal output of a thin-film solar module
A method for improving a nominal output of a thin-film solar module with a laminated composite of two substrates which are connected to each other by at least one adhesive layer and between which there are solar cells connected in series is described. The method relates to solar cells being...

04/24/14 - 20140109950 - Photovoltaic energy generation device with individual management of the cells
Photovoltaic energy generation device comprising several modules (12; 112) disposed in series, characterized in that it comprises at least one module (12; 112) comprising several cells (11; 111) disposed in parallel associated with at least one cell switch (13; 113), so as to be able to disconnect them from the...

04/24/14 - 20140109951 - Device for generating photovoltaic energy with blocks of cells
Photovoltaic energy generation device, characterized in that it comprises at least one brick (120) comprising a lower terminal and an upper terminal, between which are arranged two cells (111), each comprising a photovoltaic cell (7), comprising one or more elementary photovoltaic cell(s), and a storage element (8) connected to the...

04/17/14 - 20140102502 - Collector grid and interconnect structures for photovoltaic arrays and modules
An interconnected arrangement of photovoltaic cells is achieved using novel interconnection components. The interconnection component may comprise a current collector structure, an interconnection structure, or a combination of a current collector and interconnection structure....

04/17/14 - 20140102503 - Solar cells produced from high ohmic wafers and halogen containing paste
applied to the wafer....

04/17/14 - 20140102504 - Full surface contact twin solar cell
The full surface contact twin solar cell is in fact two cells in one; this means the cell can generate a greater output than that of a single cell of comparable dimension and construction at certain times during the solar insolation daily cycle. This can greatly improve the efficiency per...

04/17/14 - 20140102505 - Photovoltaic laminate segments and segmented photovoltaic modules
One embodiment of the invention relates to a segmented photovoltaic (PV) module which is manufactured from laminate segments. The segmented PV module includes rectangular-shaped laminate segments formed from rectangular-shaped PV laminates and further includes non-rectangular-shaped laminate segments formed from rectangular-shaped and approximately-triangular-shaped PV laminates. The laminate segments are mechanically joined...

04/17/14 - 20140102506 - High efficiency photovoltaic cell for solar energy harvesting
A photovoltaic cell comprising having improved absorption of electromagnetic radiation is disclosed. The photovoltaic cell can include a rear contact, a first cell having a first band-gap energy, and a rear contact in electrical communication with an electromechanical device. The first cell can include InxGaySbz, where x+y+z=1 and z ranges...

04/17/14 - 20140102507 - Photovoltaic device and method of manufacturing the same
A solar module (and its fabrication method) is presented where a supporting substrate comprises a network of finger traces connected to bus bars. Photo-active layer portions and upper electrode layer portions are deposited on the substrate thereby forming a network of cells. The cells are connected in series by connecting...

04/17/14 - 20140102508 - Solar module and solar cell
A solar module is provided in which peeling of a wiring member from a solar cell is suppressed. A solar module (1) includes a plurality of solar cells (20) each having a photoelectric conversion unit (23) and first and second electrodes (21, 22), as well as a wiring member (30)...