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Bracket and photovoltaic apparatus having the same
12/18/14 - 20140366931 - A Photovoltaic apparatus includes a photovoltaic panel, a frame, a bracket and a T-shaped electrical junction. The frame is defined with a receiving space therein. The photovoltaic panel is disposed in the receiving space. The bracket couples on the frame, and the bracket includes a connection portion and a hanging...

Methods and systems for evaporation control and power production
12/18/14 - 20140366932 - An evaporation control system for an open liquid includes a photovoltaic (PV) panel and a mounting structure for supporting the PV panel. The PV panel is connected to the mounting structure such that the PV panel covers at least a portion of the liquid....

Pivot framing system for dual glass photovoltaic modules
12/11/14 - 20140360558 - A photovoltaic module assembly in which frame members are affixed by sealant onto opposite bottom edges of a dual glass photovoltaic laminate to provide a module combining the strength advantages of framed modules with the advantages of frameless dual glass photovoltaic modules....

Photovoltaic sleeve for street lights and the like
12/11/14 - 20140360559 - A photovoltaic panel system for assembly to an outdoor column which is ergonomic in design, modular in structure and has features of connection that are protected from the outdoor elements. The assembly comprises one or more housings, each housing comprising a photovoltaic panel extending between two collars and each collar...

Solar cell module having excellent appearance and method for manufacturing same
12/11/14 - 20140360560 - The solar cell module in which the ratio (σ(A)/G′(B)) of a shrinkage stress (σ(A)) (Pa) of the back sheet (A) and a shear elastic modulus (G′(B)) (Pa) of the encapsulant (B) at a preset lamination temperature is 60.0 or less, wherein the shrinkage stress (σ(A)) of the back sheet (A)...

Fully redundant photovoltaic array
12/11/14 - 20140360561 - In an embodiment, a photovoltaic (PV) system includes a direct current (DC) bus, multiple PV modules and multiple inverter units. The PV modules are electrically coupled in parallel to the DC bus. The inverter units have DC inputs electrically coupled in parallel to the DC bus and have alternating current...

Photovoltaic module support system
12/11/14 - 20140360562 - A support system for a solar panel includes a triangular truss with connection points for mounting a photovoltaic module, and a cradle structure that supports the triangular truss and is connected to at least two side supports of the triangular truss. The cradle structure may be driven for rotation about...

Frame of photovoltaic panel and l-shaped corner joint thereof
12/04/14 - 20140352763 - A frame of a photovoltaic panel includes at least one L-shaped corner joint at least one first frame body and at least one second frame body. The L-shaped corner joint includes a support, a first joint arm and a second joint arm respectively disposed on different surfaces of the support,...

Roof panel having solar cell
12/04/14 - 20140352764 - A roof panel for a vehicle that has a solar cell is provided. Specifically, a solar cell panel that has a plurality of solar cell modules electrically connected is disposed on an inner surface of an upper surface of a vehicle body and a sticking member that protects the solar...

Dye-sensitized solar cell module, greenhouse, and building
12/04/14 - 20140352765 - Provided is a dye-sensitized solar cell module that includes: a plurality of cylindrical dye-sensitized solar cells each including a photoelectrode, a counter electrode, an electrolyte layer, and a cylindrical transparent tube, in which the photoelectrode has a dye, the electrolyte layer is provided between the photoelectrode and the counter electrode,...

Solar cell module
12/04/14 - 20140352766 - According to one embodiment, a solar cell module includes: a casing including a wall; a box made of a resin and attached to the casing, the box including a terminal accommodating part; a cable configured to connect an external part, an end part of the cable introduced to the box;...

Solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same
12/04/14 - 20140352767 - Disclosed are a solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell apparatus includes barrier parts provided in an outer region of a support substrate and provided in opposition to each other, a plurality of solar cells between the barrier parts, and a protective layer on...

Moisture ingress resistant photovoltaic module
11/27/14 - 20140345674 - One embodiment of the present invention provides a photovoltaic (PV) module. The PV module includes a front-side glass cover facing sunlight, a plurality of interconnected PV cells situated below the glass cover, a plurality of bussing wires electrically coupled to the PV cells, and a back-sheet situated below the PV...

Photovoltaic cell interconnect
11/27/14 - 20140345675 - The invention is a photovoltaic article comprising a first photovoltaic cell having a photoelectrically active region which is located between a topside electrode and a backside electrode, at least one first interconnect element in contact with the frontside electrode at a front surface of the cell and the interconnect element...

Mounting system for photovoltaic panels
11/20/14 - 20140338729 - A mounting system for mounting photovoltaic panels on a support structure. The mounting system comprises photovoltaic panel frames in which the photovoltaic panels are mounted, panel support rails, and mounting brackets or cross beams for supporting the panel support rails. The panel frames have inwardly extending panel frame extensions on...

Photovoltaic module with heater
11/20/14 - 20140338730 - The photovoltaic module with heater is a solar panel with a heated upper surface thus preventing snow and ice from collecting on the upper surface and diminishing the intensity of sunlight to be converted into electrical power. The photovoltaic module includes a frame formed from aluminum or the like, and...

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
11/20/14 - 20140338731 - A solar cell module according to the embodiment includes a support substrate having a single hole at a peripheral region of the support substrate; solar cells at an upper portion of the support substrate; a bus bar electrically connected to the solar cells; and a junction box connected to the...

Solar power system and solar panel installation method
11/20/14 - 20140338732 - [Problem] To provide a solar power system and a solar panel installation method with which, by using a positioning configuration which is not prone to visible vertical misalignment while preserving sunlight lighting efficiency in the positioning of a plurality of solar panels, solar panel installation is easy, and which is...

Back protective sheet for solar cell module and solar cell module
11/20/14 - 20140338733 - A back protective sheet for a solar cell module containing a polyester support that is biaxially stretched and then subjected to a thermal fixation treatment; and a polymer layer arranged to be in contact with at least one surface of the polyester support, wherein the polymer layer contains a binder...

Solar module
11/13/14 - 20140332057 - A solar module is disclosed. The solar module includes a back sheet, a transparent substrate, a plurality of solar cells disposed between the back sheet and the transparent substrate, and an encapsulant for fastening the solar cells therebetween. The back sheet includes a light-receiving surface facing the solar cells, and...

Solar cell module and edge tape usable with the same
11/13/14 - 20140332058 - Discussed is a solar cell module including a solar cell panel, and a tape shaped sealing member surrounding an edge of the solar cell panel. The sealing member contains at least one of silicone and polyolefin....

Solar panel mounting systems and methods
11/13/14 - 20140332059 - A mounting system for mounting a plurality of solar panels is provided. In one aspect, the mounting system has plurality of panel modules and at least one of: a means for selectively securing a pair of adjacently positioned panel modules to a support structure in an edge-to-edge relationship along a...

Solar cell and solar cell module
11/13/14 - 20140332060 - A solar cell is disclosed. The solar cell includes a substrate of a first conductive type; a plurality of emitter layers having a second conductive type opposite the first conductive type, the plurality of emitter layers positioned in a first surface of the substrate and extended in a first direction...

Flexible solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same
11/13/14 - 20140332061 - Disclosed are a flexible solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The flexible solar cell apparatus includes a support substrate including an internal region and an outer region surrounding the internal region, a plurality of solar cells on the internal region, and a protective layer on the...

Solar cell apparatus
11/13/14 - 20140332062 - A solar cell apparatus according to the embodiment includes a lower substrate; solar cells on the lower substrate; and an upper substrate on the solar cells, wherein at least one of the lower substrate and the upper substrate includes a protrusion extending to a remaining substrate....

Multilayer polyamide film for rear panel of photovoltaic module
11/13/14 - 20140332063 - The use of a multilayer polyamide film as a rear protective sheet in a photovoltaic module. Also, a photovoltaic module containing photovoltaic cells protected by an encapsulant, a front protective layer, and a rear protective layer, wherein the rear protective layer is formed by a multilayer polyamide film including: a...

Solar cell module
11/13/14 - 20140332064 - Disclosed is a solar cell module including a junction box, a cable connected with the junction box, and a diode having one end electrically connected to the junction box and an opposite end making contact with a PCS....

Composite getter for manufacturing photovoltaic panels
11/13/14 - 20140332065 - The present invention refers to a composite getter for thin-film photovoltaic panels which is made with a polymer having low H2O transmission containing one or more alkaline earth metal oxide, to a photovoltaic panel containing such composite getter and to a method for the manufacturing of photovoltaic panels....

Integrated power connectors for pv modules and their methods of manufacture
10/30/14 - 20140318602 - Photovoltaic devices are provided that include a thin film stack (of a plurality of photovoltaic cells connected in series to each other) on a transparent substrate, a first busbar electrically connected to the first terminal cell, and a second busbar electrically connected to the second terminal cell. An encapsulation substrate...

All plastic solar panel
10/30/14 - 20140318603 - All Plastic Solar Panel discloses a solar panel which is particularly made of multilayer and transparent plastic sheets, wherein said panel provides excellent solar radiation transmittance and also provides effective barrier against moisture and air, reaching the underlying solar cell components....

Grounding element for solar panel mounting systems
10/30/14 - 20140318604 - Disclosed is a device and a system that provides a bond and ground for the mounting of solar panel systems. The grounding element is pressed into and captivity held in a mounting component of a solar panel system. This can be done during the fabrication process at the manufacturer or...

Panel rack support and protective system for stacking
10/30/14 - 20140318605 - A solar panel protection and alignment system is constituted by the deployment of at least one crib structure between four adjacent solar panels. The crib structure includes two interlocking perpendicular pieces providing support and panel alignment....

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
10/30/14 - 20140318606 - Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a support substrate, solar cells at an upper portion of the support substrate, bus bars electrically connected to the solar cells, a junction box connected to the bus bars, and an upper...

Photovoltaic module mounting and bonding clip
10/23/14 - 20140311552 - A mounting/bonding clip for use with photovoltaic (PV) modules of the type including an electrically conductive frame and separated by a gap, the clip comprising an electrically conductive body comprising a central portion and first and second spaced-apart arms extending from the central portion. Each arm has first and second...

Corrugated panel mounting bracket
10/23/14 - 20140311553 - A mounting bracket (210) for a corrugated panel (202) is disclosed. The mounting bracket (210) includes an upper wall (216) in the form of an at least substantially flat surface for supporting various types of attachments. This upper wall (216) is disposed above and spaced from a panel valley engagement...

High-performance insulating hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar panel core and manufacturing method thereof
10/23/14 - 20140311554 - The present invention provides a high-performance insulating hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar panel core. The high-performance insulating hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar panel core allows the polymer aluminum-based integrated plate to have a better light transmission as made of transparent polyethylene terephthalate, and contains a high temperature resistant insulating tape that completely encloses the...

Encapsulation for photovoltaic module
10/23/14 - 20140311555 - A photovoltaic module comprising a photovoltaic layer (2) with one or more photovoltaic cells and an encapsulation comprising a top foil (6). The photovoltaic layer (2) is provided with a texture layer (3), e.g. a front side metallization. The encapsulation further comprises a planarization layer (4) directly in contact with...

Flexible low modulus photovoltaic building sheathing member
10/23/14 - 20140311556 - The present invention is premised upon -m improved photovoltaic building sheathing member (“PV device”), more particularly to a flexible low modulus photovoltaic building sheathing member, the member comprising: a flexible photovoltaic cell assembly, a body portion comprised of a body material and connected to a; peripheral edge segment of the...

Sealing material sheet for solar cell modules
10/23/14 - 20140311557 - Provided is a sealing material sheet for solar cell modules, which is obtained by irradiating a polyethylene resin with ionizing radiation and has high transparency, heat resistance and adhesion at the same time. This sealing material sheet for solar cell modules contains a low density polyethylene having a density of...

Solar cell module
10/16/14 - 20140305491 - A solar cell module includes a substrate, a solar cell panel provided on one surface of the substrate, and a protective layer formed between the solar cell panel and the substrate. The protective layer is formed in the solar cell module by using vacuum or inert gas, thereby effectively preventing...

Solar module with reduced power loss and process for the production thereof
10/16/14 - 20140305492 - A solar module is described. The solar module has a laminated composite of two substrates bonded to one another by at least one bonding layer, between which substrates there are solar cells which are connected in series and which each have an absorber zone made of a semiconducting material between...

Flexible module connectors of flexible photovoltaic modules
10/16/14 - 20140305493 - Provided are flexible photovoltaic modules having flexible module connectors that allow their connector bodies to move with respect to other parts of the modules in one or more directions. This flexibility may be used to align connector bodies during installation. Further, flexibility may help to overcome the thermal expansion differences...

Header structures for flexible photovoltaic modules
10/16/14 - 20140305494 - Provided are flexible photovoltaic modules having header structures for protecting, reinforcing, and sealing edges formed by sealing sheets of the modules. A flexible module may include one or more header structures. In certain embodiments, two header structures are provided on the same edge or two opposite edges of the module....

Flexible photovoltaic modules having junction box supporting flaps
10/16/14 - 20140305495 - Provided are flexible photovoltaic modules having flaps for supporting junction boxes. Junction boxes are used for making electrical connections to photovoltaic cells sealed inside the modules. A flap may be formed by one or two flexible sealing sheets extending beyond the boundary of the photovoltaic cells. A junction box is...

Solar cell module
10/16/14 - 20140305496 - A solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells having a back electrode layer, a light absorbing layer, and a front electrode layer which are sequentially disposed on a support substrate, an upper panel on the solar cells, sealing layers disposed between an outer peripheral region of the support...

Artificial tree for generating hybrid energy
10/16/14 - 20140305497 - An artificial tree for generating hybrid energy is described, having an elevated structure connected to and supported by a base structure integral with the ground (G). The base structure including a central modular trunk integral with the ground and formed by vertically superimposed tubular members joined to one another....

Integrated roof solar power system
10/09/14 - 20140299177 - An integrated roof solar power system comprises: a roof unit, provided on a roof; a plurality of solar-cell panels, mounted on the roof unit, wherein the solar-cell panels are jointed at upper edges and lower edges in turn to form a plurality of upper and lower edge joints, and the...

Carrier for solar panels
10/09/14 - 20140299178 - A carrier for at least one solar panel in slanted position, comprising: a base; a support on the base for a low side of the solar panel; a curved wing profile extending upward relative to the support; and a bearing element on the rear side of the wing profile opposite...

Photovoltaic array mounting apparatus, systems, and methods
10/09/14 - 20140299179 - A photovoltaic array, including: (a) supports laid out on a surface in rows and columns; (b) photovoltaic modules positioned on top of the supports; and (c) fasteners connecting the photovoltaic modules to the supports, wherein the supports have an upper pedestal surface and a lower pedestal surface such that the...

Multi-junction photovoltaic modules incorporating ultra-thin flexible glass
10/09/14 - 20140299180 - Multi-junction photovoltaic modules are provided comprising a plurality of photovoltaic structures, a PV encapsulant, a plurality of encapsulating glass layers, and a structural glass layer. The photovoltaic structures define distinct absorption bands and are positioned with the encapsulating glass layers and the structural glass layer. The photovoltaic structures are at...

Photovoltaic module mounting assembly
10/02/14 - 20140290716 - A photovoltaic module mounting assembly is disclosed. The assembly includes a bearing cradle assembly, a first mounting bracket, and a second mounting bracket. The bearing cradle assembly is attached to the first and second mounting brackets....

Frame for solar module and solar system using the same
10/02/14 - 20140290717 - A bracket is used for supporting at least one solar module each of which has a frame. The bracket includes a fastener, a holder and a fixing element. The fastener includes a top portion and extended portions connected vertically to both sides of the top portion. The top portion has...

Support for solar energy capture device
10/02/14 - 20140290718 - A support for a solar energy capture device is shown and described. The support for the solar capture device may include at least one base positionable on a structure, at least one rail secured with the base, the rail capable of operatively holding a solar energy capture device. The support...

Method of fabricating solar modules, and solar module obtained thereby
10/02/14 - 20140290719 - A method of manufacturing a solar module is described. The method enables a semiconductor element to be mounted onto a load-bearing member early on in the manufacturing process without any undesired effects during later processing....

Photovoltaic module mounting to rubber tires
10/02/14 - 20140290720 - A photovoltaic panel mounting system utilizes rubber tires to anchor and position photovoltaic panels to face the sun and resist wind forces. The shaded interior cavity of the rubber tires physically and thermally protects electronics and batteries. The tires may be filled with soil, concrete, water, or aggregate to provide...

Floating cover sheet having a solar module
10/02/14 - 20140290721 - A floating cover sheet of a liquid reservoir is configured to rest on the liquid surface and includes a plurality of elongated sheet panels each defining edges and a lower region. The sheet panels are connected to one another and each of the sheet panels has a buoyant carrier sheet...

Solar module
10/02/14 - 20140290722 - A solar module includes solar cells with first and second principal surfaces, a wiring member electrically connected to the first or second electrode of each of the solar cells, and a sealing member sealing the solar cells. The solar cells each includes first and second electrodes on the second principal...

Rigid or flexible solar collector having a surface-displayed image, and methods for manufacturing said solar collector
10/02/14 - 20140290723 - A device includes at least one collector of light energy and a transparent plate between the light source and the collector. One surface of the transparent plate has slits, enabling the device to be flexible about an axis parallel to the slits, while another surface contains image pixel areas and...

Solar power module
09/25/14 - 20140283897 - A solar power module includes a first frame, a second frame, and a solar cell laminate. The first frame includes a first main body and a first clamping portion. The first clamping portion is disposed along the inner edge of the first main body to be ring-shaped. The second frame...

Non-planar photovoltaic device
09/25/14 - 20140283898 - producing notches (17) in the at least one photovoltaic cell in order to give it flexibility and allow the photovoltaic device to be deformed....

Frameless solar module having a module carrier and method for producing same
09/25/14 - 20140283899 - A frameless solar module having a substrate and a cover layer between which a layer structure for forming solar cells is located is described. At least one module carrier for reinforcing and/or supporting mounting of the solar module is fastened to a substrate surface facing away from the layer structure,...

Solar cell module having laminated glass structure
09/25/14 - 20140283900 - A solar cell module having a laminated glass structure includes: one glass substrate; a plurality of solar cells provided on one glass substrate; and electrically interconnected; and a leader line provided on the plurality of solar cells for extracting electric power generated by the plurality of solar cells. Furthermore, the...

Electrical terminations for flexible photovoltaic modules
09/18/14 - 20140261635 - In a photovoltaic module, the solar cells and other necessary layers may be placed on a backsheet. The backsheet is configured to provide physical protection of the underside of the module and also provide physical protection to electrical terminals by wrapping itself around the connections. It is emphasized that this...

Stand-alone solar power charger directly coupling to portable electronic devices
09/18/14 - 20140261636 - A stand-alone solar power charger that may configured for direct coupling to a plurality of portable electronic devices. The solar power charger is particularized to power and/or charge an intended portable device or a set of intended portable devices having direct current (DC) load requirements. The solar power charger discharges...

Solar tracking system
09/18/14 - 20140261637 - Solar tracking systems, as well as methods of using such solar tracking systems, are disclosed. More particularly, embodiments of the solar tracking systems include lateral supports horizontally positioned between uprights to support photovoltaic modules. The lateral supports may be raised and lowered along the uprights or translated to cause the...

Slide fit mounting clip for installing photovoltaic modules
09/18/14 - 20140261638 - A module bracket includes first and second mounting clips (202, 204) that are spaced from each other along the pitch of a roofing surface. An inlet (212) to the first mounting clip (202) faces or projects in the general direction that the second mounting clip (204) is spaced from the...

Solar cell module and photovoltaic power generation system including the same
09/18/14 - 20140261639 - Disclosed is a solar cell module including a solar cell panel, a frame located at a peripheral portion of the solar cell panel, the frame having a fixing hole, and a first fastening member inserted into the fixing hole, the first fastening member being provided at a side surface thereof...

Grounding spacer
09/18/14 - 20140261640 - A grounding spacer is provided. The grounding spacer comprising a circular body having a top surface, a bottom surface, and a central aperture, and a plurality of radially spaced penetration features, wherein at least one of the penetration features has at least a portion thereof extending from the top surface,...

Mount support structure for solar cell module
09/18/14 - 20140261641 - Disclosed is a mount support structure for readily supporting and fixing a solar cell module to a mount. A module side connector is arranged downside of a lower face of the solar cell module in two places and a hook fixture is arranged upside of a lower face of a...

Retaining system for installing a photovoltaic module
09/18/14 - 20140261642 - The invention relates to a holding system (1) for mounting a photovoltaic module (6) to a base (8) by means of ground supports (2, 2a, 44, 44a) which comprise a bearing head (4, 4a, 50, 50a), a ground support body (22) and a bearing surface (28, 48) on the bottom...

Solar cell module and solar cell array
09/18/14 - 20140261643 - A solar cell module includes a solar cell panel with first and second surfaces includes first and second side portions at different side surfaces, a first holding member which holds the first side portion, a second holding member which holds the second side portion and an elongated reinforcement member disposed...