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11/27/14 - 20140345667 - System for isolating portions of a power supply array
A system for isolating portions of a power supply array comprising at least one isolation mechanism being in electrical communication with a terminal of at least one portion of the power supply array, the isolation mechanism being arranged to disconnect the at least one portion from the power supply array...

11/27/14 - 20140345668 - Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module according to the embodiment includes first solar cells including a first P-type semiconductor layer, a first buffer layer, and a first N-type semiconductor layer sequentially disposed on a support substrate; second solar cells...

11/27/14 - 20140345669 - Method of producing two or more thin-film-based interconnected photovoltaic cells
The present invention is directed to a method of producing two or more thin-film-based interconnected photovoltaic cells (100) comprising the steps of: a) providing a photovoltaic article comprising: a flexible conductive substrate, at least one photoelectrically active layer, and a top transparent conducting layer; b) forming one or more first...

11/20/14 - 20140338718 - Low shading loss solar module
A solar cell comprises an optically transparent handle, wherein the handle includes grooves into which tabs are inserted, enabling the use of high aspect ratio tabs with minimal shading of the front side of the solar cell. Electrical connection of the tabs to busbars on the surface of the layers...

11/20/14 - 20140338719 - Solar cell module
A solar cell module comprises a plurality of solar cell elements including a front surface electrode and a wiring member electrically interconnecting the solar cell elements. The front surface electrode includes a bus bar electrode and finger electrodes, the finger electrodes including a plurality of first finger electrodes and connected...

11/13/14 - 20140332050 - Solar cell string, method and device for connecting solar cells to a solar cell string
A solar cell string having a plurality of solar cells disposed in a row includes contact elements for electrically connecting the solar cells. The contact elements have cup-shaped indentations, created through deep-drawing or stamping, that establish contact with the solar cells through holes in insulating strips applied to the solar...

11/13/14 - 20140332051 - Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a support substrate and a plurality of solar cells on the support substrate. Each of the solar cells includes a back electrode layer on the support substrate; a light absorbing layer on...

11/06/14 - 20140326289 - Photovoltaic cell assembly and method of manufacturing such a photovoltaic cell assembly
A method a photovoltaic cell assembly comprising a first and second photovoltaic cell is manufactured using an electrically conducting connection strip having a first and second lip integrally formed in or extending from the connection strip, a width of the first and second lip being smaller than a width of...

11/06/14 - 20140326290 - Solar cell and solar cell module
A solar cell according to the embodiment includes a back electrode layer formed on a support substrate and including a first groove for exposing the support substrate; a light absorbing layer formed on the back electrode layer and on a part of the first groove; a front electrode layer on...

11/06/14 - 20140326291 - Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells including a back electrode layer, a light absorbing layer, and a front electrode layer that are sequentially provided on a top surface of a support substrate, an...

10/30/14 - 20140318594 - Detachable photovoltaic module with tab
A detachable and/or repositionable photovoltaic module for providing a solar powered electrical energy source. The module is preferably provided with a chemical semi-adhesive coating on its non-active backside which allows it to be attached to a variety of surfaces, such as tablets, cell phones, or automobile roofs in a manner...

10/30/14 - 20140318595 - Buss bar strip
A buss bar strip for mounting to a solar panel to electrically connect to a series of electrical lines extending from solar cells. The buss bar strip can include a thin elongate flat flexible strip of insulative material having a longitudinal length. A predetermined pattern of elongate conductors can be...

10/30/14 - 20140318596 - Devices, systems and methods for electromagnetic energy collection
A system for collecting electromagnetic energy is provided. The system can include one or more electromagnetic energy collection devices. An individual device comprises a first electrically conductive layer adjacent to a semiconductor layer. The first electrically conductive layer forms a Schottky barrier to charge flow at an interface between the...

10/23/14 - 20140311546 - Method for disconnecting a photovoltaic assembly and photovoltaic assembly
A method for disconnecting a photovoltaic assembly, wherein the photovoltaic assembly includes the following: a string having a plurality of photovoltaic modules having a plurality of solar cells, an electrical line, which connects the individual photovoltaic modules to one another to form the string and serve the purpose of conducting...

10/23/14 - 20140311547 - Distributor load cell for determining phase current in photovoltaic installations
The invention proposes: a distributor measuring box (2) designed to be installed on a photovoltaic solar module (40), having a housing with a support section (3) embodied to be supported on the solar module, an encompassing side wall, and a cover, and string line feedthroughs (4a) and/or string line connectors...

10/23/14 - 20140311548 - Solar cell module
A solar cell module according to an embodiment includes a support substrate; a solar cell on the support substrate; and a bus bar on the solar cell, wherein the bus bar is prepared as a plurality of rods....

10/16/14 - 20140305485 - Solar cell module for in-vehicle use
A solar cell module for in-vehicle use includes a first terminal, a second terminal, solar cell units, and a diode. Solar cell units are electrically connected in parallel between the first terminal and the second terminal and each includes solar cells electrically connected in series. A diode is electrically connected...

10/16/14 - 20140305486 - Intergrated multi-junction photovoltaic device
A multi-junction photovoltaic device and an integrated multi-junction photovoltaic device, having a two-terminal structure, in which subsequent layers can be stacked under conditions with minimal restrictions imposed by previously stacked layers. A plurality of photovoltaic cells having different spectral sensitivity levels are stacked such that at least the photovoltaic cells...

10/16/14 - 20140305487 - Solar cell apparatus
Disclosed is a solar cell apparatus. The solar cell apparatus includes a support substrate supporting a plurality of solar cells, a hole formed through a portion of the support substrate, an insulator filled in the hole, and a bus bar connected to the solar cells and passing through the insulator....

10/16/14 - 20140305488 - Solar cell module
Disclosed is a solar cell module. The solar cell module includes a substrate including at least one hole, and a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other; a solar cell panel located on the first surface and including a plurality of solar cells; a bus bar connected...

10/09/14 - 20140299173 - Photovoltaic module with improved mechanical and electrical links
Photovoltaic module device (1) comprising a photovoltaic module (4) and an electrical connection element of a first type (2), characterized in that the connection element of the first type comprises an electrical connector of a first type (24, 25) and a first mechanical link element (23, 26) from the photovoltaic...

10/02/14 - 20140290713 - Sunlight receiving device and sunlight receiving system
A sunlight receiving device includes a substrate, and a plurality of resonators arranged on a surface of the substrate at certain intervals so as to form one of a plurality of loops, the plurality of loops partially bordering with each other, each one of the plurality of resonators having a...

09/25/14 - 20140283892 - Solid state dye-sensitized solar cell tandem module
A method is provided for forming a solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell (ssDSC) tandem module. The method fabricates a first panel by forming a first plurality of series-connected ssDSC cells overlying the first substrate top surface, with an electrical interface between each ssDSC cell. A second panel is fabricated in the...

09/25/14 - 20140283893 - Solar cell system
A solar cell system includes a number of P-N junction cells, a number of inner electrodes, a first collecting electrode, a second collecting electrode and a reflector. The number of the P-N junction cells is M. M is equal to or greater than 2. The M P-N junction cells are...

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...