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Method for producing a photovoltaic module with an etching step p3 and an optional step p2
04/09/15 - 20150096606 - The present invention concerns a method for producing an intermediate product for obtaining a photovoltaic module comprising a plurality of solar cells, said method comprising the following steps: (a) localised deposition on a substrate (4) of a layer (7) of an Se or S material, so as to cover at...

Solar cell module and systems incorporating same
04/09/15 - 20150096607 - An electrical connection system comprising a plurality of electrical components electrically interconnected by a plurality of multi-terminal electrical connector devices. Each electrical component has first and second electrical terminals, each connector device having a plurality of electrical terminals arranged in first and second rows each row comprising a plurality of...

Device and method for measuring a drop in power in a solar plant, and solar plant comprising said device
04/02/15 - 20150090311 - For the precise, low-cost measurement of the power loss of a solar installation (17) caused by dirt. The device comprises: a first photovoltaic cell (1) for transforming solar energy into a first current (8); cleaning means (4) of the first cell (1); a second photovoltaic cell (2) for transforming solar...

Power generating system and method of designing power generating system
04/02/15 - 20150090312 - A power generating system comprising: a plurality of power generating units coupled in parallel; a power collecting device for collecting electric power output from the plurality of power generating units; and wirings for coupling the plurality of power generating units and the power collecting device. A ratio of a conductor...

Solar cells produced from high ohmic wafers and paste comprising ag metal-oxide additive
04/02/15 - 20150090313 - d. An Ag-metal-oxide, comprising Ag, a metal M or semiconductor element different from Ag, and oxygen....

High efficiency solar panel
04/02/15 - 20150090314 - One embodiment of the present invention provides a solar panel. The solar panel includes a plurality of subsets of solar cells. The solar cells in a subset are coupled in series, and the subsets of solar cells are coupled in parallel. The number of solar cells in a respective subset...

Dye-sensitized solar cell module having a serial structure and a method for manufacturing the solar cell
03/26/15 - 20150083182 - The present invention relates to a dye-sensitized solar cell module (1) which comprises at least two dye-sensitized solar cell units (2a-c) arranged adjacent to each other and connected in series. The dye-sensitized solar cell module comprises a porous insulating substrate (7), the first conducting layer (4) is a porous conducting...

Solar cell, manufacturing method for solar cell, and solar cell module
03/26/15 - 20150083183 - A solar cell includes: a semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type that includes an impurity diffusion layer, in which an impurity element of a second conductivity type is diffused, on one surface side; a passivation film that is formed on the impurity diffusion layer and that is made of...

High crystalline polythiophene nanowire for organic solar panels and method of preparation thereof
03/26/15 - 20150083184 - The present invention relates to a method of preparing high crystalline polythiophene nanowire used for organic solar panels, including the following steps: A. a 0.001-40 wt % polythiophene solution is prepared; B. a 0.01-10 wt % carbon nanomaterial suspension is prepared and a 0.001-5 wt % dispersant is added to...

Solar cell module and method for manufacturing same
03/26/15 - 20150083185 - A solar cell module is provided with: a plurality of solar cells, each of which comprises a first electrode and a second electrode that are formed on a photoelectric conversion unit; and a wiring material that is fitted on the first electrode and the second electrode using an adhesive and...

Multi-junction solar cell
03/26/15 - 20150083186 - A multi-junction solar cell of an embodiment includes a first solar cell including a first photoelectric conversion device, a second solar cell including a plurality of second photoelectric conversion devices connected in series and having a back contact, and an insulating layer between the first solar cell and the second...

Solar cell module and solar cell module manufacturing method
03/26/15 - 20150083187 - This solar cell module is provided with a plurality of solar cells, and connecting members that connect the solar cells to each other with bonding layers therebetween. At an edge portion of each of the connecting members, said edge portion being in the longitudinal direction of the connecting member, the...

Solar cell module and solar cell module manufacturing method
03/26/15 - 20150083188 - This solar cell module is provided with a plurality of solar cells, and connecting members that connect the solar cells to each other. The area of each of the bonding layers that bonds each of the connecting members to the light receiving surface of each of the solar cells is...

Method for producing a photovoltaic module with an etching step p3 and an optional step p1
03/19/15 - 20150075580 - A method for producing an intermediate product for obtaining a photovoltaic module comprising a plurality of solar cells, said method comprising the following steps: (a) localised deposition on a substrate (4) of a layer of metal (8) so as to cover at least one portion (401) of the substrate, (b)...

Photovoltaic apparatus
03/19/15 - 20150075581 - A photovoltaic apparatus includes a support substrate; a back electrode layer on the support substrate; a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer; and a front electrode layer on the light absorbing layer, wherein the support substrate comprises: a base layer; a first stepped portion on the base layer;...

Solar cell with a contact structure and method of its manufacture
03/19/15 - 20150075582 - The present invention describes a solar cell with a Silicon substrate, which includes a doped emitter region on which a contact structure is disposed, which includes several linear contact-fingers, wherein the distance between the contact-fingers varies and is adjusted to a changing doping profile over the surface of the emitter...

Solar panel
03/12/15 - 20150068577 - A solar panel includes a substrate, plural solar cells, wires, and plural bypass diodes. The substrate includes a bottom area, a middle area, and a top area vertically arranged from bottom to top. The middle area includes a first zone, a second zone and a third zone horizontally arranged from...

Method for manufacturing thin-film solar modules, and thin-film solar modules which are obtainable according to this method
03/12/15 - 20150068578 - A method for manufacturing photovoltaic thin-film solar modules, including: applying a back electrode layer to a substrate, applying at least one conductive barrier layer, applying at least one contact layer, applying at least one kesterite or chalcopyrite semiconductor absorber layer, applying at least one buffer layer, removing the applied layers...

Multilayer back electrode for a photovoltaic thin-film solar cell, use thereof for manufacturing thin-film solar cells and modules, photovoltaic thin-film solar cells and modules containing the multilayer back electrode and a manufacturing method
03/12/15 - 20150068579 - A multilayer back electrode for a photovoltaic thin-film solar cell includes, in the following sequence: at least one bulk back electrode layer containing at least one of V, Mn, Cr, Mo, Co, Zr, Ta, Nb, and W; at least one conductive barrier layer; and at least one ohmic contact layer...

Photovoltaic thin-film solar modules and method for manufacturing such thin-film solar modules
03/12/15 - 20150068580 - A photovoltaic thin-film solar module includes in the following sequence: a substrate layer; a back electrode layer directly adjoining the substrate layer; a conductive barrier layer directly adjoining at least one of the back electrode layer and the substrate layer; an ohmic contact layer directly adjoining the barrier layer; one...

Fabrication method for multi-junction solar cells
03/12/15 - 20150068581 - A fabrication method for high-efficiency multi junction solar cells, including: providing a Ge substrate for semiconductor epitaxial growth; growing an emitter region over the Ge substrate (as the base) to form a first subcell with a first band gap; forming a second subcell with a second band gap larger than...

Device for the conversion of nuclear waste radiation to electrical current
03/05/15 - 20150059821 - A device for passively converting nuclear radiation to electricity comprising a plurality of thin-film flexible solar panels, sandwiched between a plurality of diagnostic intensifying screens by which conversion of radiation to light and subsequently to electrical current through the sandwiched thin-film flexible solar panels is effected. The layered array will...

Process for manufacturing a solar cell and solar cell
03/05/15 - 20150059822 - A solar cell segment includes a substrate defining a rear side including a number of base doped regions and emitter doped regions. A dielectric layer and at least one metallizing layer are disposed on the rear side of the substrate. The at least one metallizing layer is structured in an...

Power generating apparatus and power generating system equipped with such power generating apparatus
03/05/15 - 20150059823 - A power generating apparatus according to an aspect of the invention includes a plurality of pn stacks, each formed by stacking a p-type semiconductor layer and an n-type semiconductor layer one on top of the other, and a mode switching unit which effects switching to a photovoltaic power generation mode...

Solar cell manufacturing method, solar cell module manufacturing method, and solar cell module
03/05/15 - 20150059824 - This solar cell module (10) is manufactured by connecting in series with a wiring material (15) multiple solar cells including at least two types of solar cells (11A, 11B) having different electrode structures, and covering the same with a first protective member (12) and a second protective member (13). This...

Interconnection of solar cells in a solar cell module
02/26/15 - 20150053248 - A solar cell module includes serially connected solar cells. A solar cell includes a carrier that is attached to the backside of the solar cell. Solar cells are attached to a top cover, and vias are formed through the carriers of the solar cells. A solar cell is electrically connected...

System for extracting water from air for drinking and cleaning purposes and a method thereof
02/26/15 - 20150053249 - A system for extraction of water from air includes a salt plate, a moisture absorption unit and a filter unit. The system further includes a storage unit. A method for extraction of water using the system includes placing the salt plate beneath the moisture absorption unit during a moisture absorption...

System and method for enhanced watch dog in solar panel installations
02/26/15 - 20150053250 - 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). The MMUs are in communication with the LMUs with the MMUs and LMUs “handshaking” when...

Cable clip for module electronics
02/26/15 - 20150053251 - The disclosure relates to an apparatus including a multi-part housing to be assembled around two lines and conducting a power current generated by a solar module, and an electric circuitry arranged within the housing. The apparatus further includes connection devices for connecting the electric circuitry to the two lines such...

Integrated micro-inverter and thin film solar module and manufacturing process
02/19/15 - 20150047686 - Embodiments of the present invention include a method for manufacturing, and a structure for a thin film solar module. The method of manufacturing includes fabricating a thin film solar cell and fabricating an electronic conversion unit (ECU) on a single substrate. The thin film solar cell has at least one...

Preparation and coating of three-dimensional objects with organic optoelectronic devices including electricity-generating organic photovoltaic films using thin flexible substrates with pressure-sensitive adhesives
02/19/15 - 20150047687 - A general method for the fabrication of three-dimensional objects of arbitrary shapes coated in organic optoelectronic devices, including semitransparent objects and optoelectronic devices, is described. In particular, a method for fabricating curved objects coated in organic photovoltaic, and especially semitransparent photovoltaic, devices is presented. High-throughput and low-cost fabrication options also...

Methods and systems for self-cleaning of photovoltaic panels
02/19/15 - 20150047688 - Systems, devices, and methods are provided for self-cleaning photovoltaic panels that utilize piezo devices capable of causing vibrational movement in the panels....

Redundant electrical architecture for photovoltaic modules
02/19/15 - 20150047689 - One example embodiment includes a PV module comprising a conductive backsheet, a substantially transparent front plate, a plurality of PV cells, a plurality of conductive spacers, and a power conversion device. The PV cells can be disposed between the conductive backsheet and the front plate and can be arranged in...

Solar cell module
02/12/15 - 20150040961 - A plurality of solar cells are arranged in a first direction and each provided with first and second electrodes on a one main surface side thereof. A wiring member includes a conductive layer and a resin sheet supporting the conductive layer, the conductive layer electrically connecting the first electrode of...

Solar cell and method of fabricating the same
02/12/15 - 20150040962 - A solar cell according to the embodiment includes a plurality of back electrode patterns spaced apart from each other on a substrate; a light absorption layer including contact patterns to connect electrodes to each other and division patterns to divide cells into unit cells on the substrate formed with the...

Photovoltaic cell and an article including an isotropic or anisotropic electrically conductive layer
02/05/15 - 20150034141 - A photovoltaic (PV) cell comprises a base substrate which comprises silicon and includes at least one doped region. The PV cell further comprises a collector disposed on the doped region of the base substrate and having a lower portion in physical contact with the doped region of the base substrate,...

Solar cell stack
02/05/15 - 20150034142 - A solar cell stack having multiple semiconductor solar cells, each semiconductor solar cell having a first solar subcell with a top and a bottom and a first semiconductor solar cell, and wherein the first semiconductor solar cell has a first lattice constant, and the solar cell stack has a second...

Solar cell and solar cell module
01/29/15 - 20150027508 - A solar cell and a solar cell module including a plurality of solar cells are discussed. The solar cell according to an embodiment includes a substrate of a first conductive type, an emitter layer of a second conductive type opposite the first conductive type disposed on the substrate, a plurality...

Segmented thin film solar cells
01/22/15 - 20150020863 - Use of chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) and/or pure mechanical polishing to separate sub-cells in a thin film solar cell. In one embodiment the CMP is only used to separate the active, thin film layer into sub-cells, with scribing still being used to achieve sub-cell separation in conductive layers above and...

Method for manufacturing a photovoltaic module with two etching steps p2 and p3 and corresponding photovoltaic module
01/22/15 - 20150020864 - The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a photovoltaic module comprising a plurality of solar cells in a thin-layer structure, in which the following are consecutively formed: an electrode on the rear surface (41), a photovoltaic layer (46) obtained by depositing a layer (42) of precursors and by annealing...

Back contact solar cell
01/15/15 - 20150013742 - A back contact solar cell includes a first main busbar electrode, a second main busbar electrode, a plurality of first finger electrodes and a plurality of second finger electrodes, all of which are disposed on a back surface of the back contact solar cell and extending along a first direction....

Solar cell module
01/15/15 - 20150013743 - A solar cell module includes a front plate, at least one solar cell chip, and at least one anti-ultraviolet light element. The front plate has at least one anti-ultraviolet light segment and at least one light receiving segment. The solar cell chip is disposed at one side of the front...

Photovoltaic system
01/15/15 - 20150013744 - Disclosed is a photovoltaic system including a power optimizer, capable of minimizing noise occurring due to shading, an error in an output power of a photovoltaic module, etc. while a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithm is performed. The photovoltaic system includes a photovoltaic module; a power optimizer; and an...

Solar cell module
01/15/15 - 20150013745 - A solar cell module is discussed, and the solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells each including an electron current collector and an hole current collector on a back surface of a semiconductor substrate and a connection member for connecting an electron current collector of one of two...

Photovoltaic system with embedded energy storage device
01/15/15 - 20150013746 - One embodiment of a photovoltaic system comprises a solar cell, a blocking device and a magnetic capacitor, wherein the solar cell and the magnetic capacitor are stacked over each other, and wherein the solar cell and the magnetic capacitor are electrically coupled to each other through the blocking device. Other...

Sintering of dye-sensitised solar cells using metal peroxide
01/15/15 - 20150013747 - This invention relates to the field of dye-sensitised solar cells and to a method for reducing the temperature necessary for sintering the metal oxide paste coating the electrode by adding a metal peroxide to the metal oxide paste coated to the electrode....

Maximum power point tracking (mppt)
01/15/15 - 20150013748 - Disclosed are methods, systems, and other implementations, including a method that includes measuring a plurality of samples of power produced by a photovoltaic (PV) array over a first interval of time, determining, based on the measured plurality of samples a non-linear predictive model of a behavior of the power produced...

System and method for controlling a solar panel output
01/15/15 - 20150013749 - A control system includes a control module and one or more input sources. The control module is coupled to an output of the solar module in order to operate the solar panel so that an output of the solar panel is at a maximum power level. The control module is...

Adhesive bonded solar cell assembly
01/08/15 - 20150007864 - A solar cell assembly including a first solar cell component, a second solar cell component, an adhesive layer positioned between the first solar cell component and the second solar cell component, and a contact extending through the adhesive layer to electrically couple the first solar cell component to the second...

Photovoltaic module
01/08/15 - 20150007865 - A photovoltaic module has a number of solar cells, which respectively include a contact structure on a pre-processed silicon wafer, which has a number of linear contact fingers disposed in parallel in a first direction and at least one bus bar disposed perpendicular to the first direction. The bus bar...

Method for manufacturing a photovoltaic module with two etching steps p1 and p3 and corresponding photovoltaic module
01/08/15 - 20150007866 - The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a photovoltaic module comprising plurality of solar cells in a thin-layer structure, in which the following are formed consecutively in the structure: an electrode on the rear surface (41), a photovoltaic layer (43) obtained by depositing components including metal precursors and at...

Photoelectric conversion device, manufacturing method thereof, and photoelectric conversion module
01/08/15 - 20150007867 - A photoelectric conversion device includes an n-type semiconductor layer and a p-type semiconductor layer, a collecting electrode formed on the n-type semiconductor layer, and a collecting electrode formed on the p-type semiconductor layer, on a back surface opposite to a light receiving surface of an n-type crystalline silicon substrate, and...

Method of forming a photovoltaic cell
01/01/15 - 20150000720 - This invention relates to a photovoltaic cell where all metal components used in the electrical connection/electrical collection system are similar enough to avoid corrosion that may be caused by a galvanic cell effect. Specifically, all the metal components should be the same or should have very similar electric potentials....

Method and apparatus for manufacturing a solar module strand and a solar module strand of flexible solar cells
12/25/14 - 20140373892 - A flexible solar module strand manufactured by a method including providing a first conveyor track for applying flexible solar cells; guiding the first conveyor track around two or more deflecting means; providing individual flexible solar cells; applying the individual solar cells to the first conveyor track; deflecting the first conveyor...

Prediction of solar obscuration events based on detection of spectral distribution shifts caused by approaching clouds
12/25/14 - 20140373893 - A physical effect (optical effect), which may be observed in solar irradiance as shading due to a cloud passing overhead may be approaching a given location (e.g., a location at or proximate a solar power generator), has been discovered. This optical effect takes place prior to an occurrence of a...

Photovoltaic panels having electrical arc detection capability, and associated systems and methods
12/25/14 - 20140373894 - A photovoltaic panel includes a panel arc detection subsystem and a plurality of photovoltaic assemblies electrically coupled in series between positive and negative panel power rails. The panel arc detection subsystem is adapted to detect a series electrical arc within the photovoltaic panel from a discrepancy between a panel voltage...

Solar cell unit and solar cell module
12/25/14 - 20140373895 - A photovoltaic unit comprising photovoltaics for generating power by utilizing solar light and a bypass diode connected in parallel with the photovoltaics further comprises a reaction element adapted to react to a current flowing therethrough and connected in parallel with the photovoltaics and bypass diode and a blocking element connected...

Photovoltaic element and method of manufacturing the same, and solar battery module
12/25/14 - 20140373896 - A back contact heterojunction photoelectric conversion device, that obtain junctions that are nearly ohmic contacts by integrally forming a transparent conductive film including an electrode directly on a p-type amorphous silicon film and a transparent conductive oxide directly on an n-type amorphous silicon film. A method of manufacturing the device...

Solar cell module and solar cell module manufacturing method
12/25/14 - 20140373897 - This solar cell module is provided with: a plurality of solar cells; and a tab, which electrically connects the solar cells, and which has recesses and projections on the surface thereof. The tab has height of the recesses and the projections smaller in the peripheral region of each of the...

Multi-source optimal reconfigurable energy harvester
12/18/14 - 20140366927 - Provided is an energy harvesting device, including a solar cell including at least one active layer for receiving a first range of electromagnetic frequencies, at least one layer including antenna structures for receiving RF energy and formed on a first side of the solar cell, and at least one semiconductor...

Photoelectric module and method of manufacturing the same
12/11/14 - 20140360551 - A photoelectric module includes a substrate, a first photoelectric conversion unit that is formed on the substrate and has a first light-receiving surface, and a second photoelectric conversion unit that is formed under the substrate and has a second light-receiving surface, wherein a front electrode of the second photoelectric conversion...

Solar panel field array support system and apparatus and method for construction use
12/11/14 - 20140360552 - A combined PV panel assembly jig and forklift transport pallet is used to assemble PV panels for transport to a field array from a protected manufacturing environment. The panels are assembled to have adhesively applied rails for transport by a robotic drone on a ground-support rack and are pre-wired. The...

Solar power generation system and failure detection method
12/11/14 - 20140360553 - A photovoltaic power generation system comprises a photovoltaic module having a photovoltaics for generating power by utilizing solar light, a bypass diode connected in parallel with the photovoltaics, and a detection unit for detecting an open-mode failure of the bypass diode. A failure detection method comprises a detection step of...

Solar cell or tandem solar cell and method of forming same
12/04/14 - 20140352751 - A solar cell includes an absorber layer, a buffer layer on the absorber layer, a front contact layer where a glass substrate, a back contact layer on the glass substrate, the absorber layer on the back contact layer, the buffer layer, and the front contact layer are manufactured as a...

Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same
12/04/14 - 20140352752 - A solar cell including a substrate and a plurality of electrically connected unit cells on the substrate. A unit cell of the unit cells includes a first electrode, a light absorbing layer, and a second electrode, sequentially stacked. Adjacent unit cells of the unit cells are separated by an isolation...

Photovoltaic cell interconnect
12/04/14 - 20140352753 - The invention relates to a photovoltaic article comprising a first photovoltaic cell (11) having a photoelectrical̂ active region which is located between a topside electrode (12) and a backside electrode (14). An electrical connector (13) is in contact with the backside electrode (14) on the backside of the cell and...

Connector and solar cell module comprising the same
12/04/14 - 20140352754 - Disclosed are a connector and a solar cell module including the same. The connector includes a body, and a connecting part received in the body. The connecting part is movably provided at an inside of the body and an outside of the body. The solar cell module includes a plurality...

Radio frequency transparent photovaltic cell
12/04/14 - 20140352755 - A radio frequency transparent photovoltaic cell includes a back contact layer formed of an electrically conductive material, at least one aperture formed in the back contact layer, and at least one photovoltaic cell section disposed on the back contact layer. An airship includes one or more radio frequency antennas disposed...

System for isolating portions of a power supply array
11/27/14 - 20140345667 - 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...

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
11/27/14 - 20140345668 - 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...

Method of producing two or more thin-film-based interconnected photovoltaic cells
11/27/14 - 20140345669 - 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...