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With Concentrator, Housing, Cooling Means, Or Encapsulated

With Concentrator, Housing, Cooling Means, Or Encapsulated patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/17/14 - 20140102536 - Composite metallic solar cells
A composite photovoltaic cell comprised of a substrate overlaid with metallic nanoparticles sensitized with quantum dots. Using flexible or rigid substrates in conjunction with metallic nanoparticles and quantum dots a highly efficient photovoltaic cell can be formed by using localized surface plasmon resonance. The localized surface plasmon resonance of the...

04/17/14 - 20140102537 - Photovoltaic module
A layer for use in a photovoltaic module may include an interlayer and one or more corrosion barriers adjacent to an electrically conductive layer....

04/17/14 - 20140102538 - Compact photovoltaic generation assembly and power supply
A compact photovoltaic generation assembly exhibiting improved photovoltaic efficiency and an extended operating life as compared to conventional photovoltaic systems is described. The assembly can also include a power supply for use at times when light energy is not readily available....

04/10/14 - 20140096825 - Multilayered polyolefin-based films having integrated backsheet and encapsulation performance comprising a layer comprising crystalline block copolymer composite or block copolymer composite
A multilayer film structure comprising a top encapsulation layer A, a tie Layer B between top Layer A and bottom Layer C and a bottom layer C, the multilayer film structure characterized in that tie Layer B comprises a crystalline block composite resin or a block composite resin and bottom...

04/03/14 - 20140090707 - Concentrating solar energy collector
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide heat, electricity, or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein....

04/03/14 - 20140090708 - Back sheet for a solar cell module, and solar cell module comprising same
Provided are a back sheet for a solar cell module, and a solar cell module comprising same. The back sheet for a solar cell module comprises: a heat-dissipating metal layer; an upper anticorrosion layer formed on the upper surface of said heat-dissipating metal layer; a lower anticorrosion layer formed on...

04/03/14 - 20140090709 - Solar cell sealing film and solar cell using the sealing film
The present invention is to provide a solar cell sealing film which has improved insulation properties and durability of adhesive properties under high-temperature environments, and solar cell using the sealing film. A solar cell sealing film consisting of a composition comprising ethylene-polar monomer copolymer and a cross-linker, wherein the composition...

03/27/14 - 20140083503 - Solar cell module and manufacturing method thereof
A solar cell module and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. A solar cell device including a light receiving surface and a non-light-receiving surface opposite to the light-receiving surface is provided. A first protective film and a cover plate are formed on the light-receiving surface, wherein the first protective film...

03/27/14 - 20140083504 - Solar apparatus and mounting system thereof
A solar apparatus includes a solar cell, a frame including a main body and a hollow rib, a pair of first support racks, and a pair of second support racks. The main body surrounds the edge of the solar cell. The hollow rib protrudes over the circumference of the main...

03/20/14 - 20140076398 - Spherical gradient index (grin) lenses and their uses in solar concentration
Spherical gradient index (GRIN) lens that can achieve perfect imaging and maximum concentration is provided. Various refractive index profiles for the GRIN lens allow the lens to be manufactured by the currently available materials and fabrication techniques. Systems and methods for photovoltaic solar concentration are provided in which the optic...

03/20/14 - 20140076399 - Solar cell module structure
A solar cell module structure is disclosed, which at least comprises a frame and a solar cell. The frame is composed of four sidebars that are mounted respectively at four sides of the solar cell. Each of the two opposite ends of each sidebar is formed with a 45-degree angle...

03/20/14 - 20140076400 - System for monitoring operating angle of solar tracker in real time
A system monitors an operating angle of a solar tracker in real time. The system includes a solar tracker, an angle measurement device, and a processing device. The solar tracker carries a CPV module and controls a light receiving side of the CPV module to face the sun squarely. The...

03/13/14 - 20140069500 - Support structure for photovoltaic module mounting and methods of its use
Photovoltaic module modules are provided, along with method of their construction. The photovoltaic module includes a window substrate; a photovoltaic material; and an encapsulation substrate laminated to the window substrate with the photovoltaic material positioned therebetween. A support structure is mounted onto a back surface of the encapsulation substrate to...

03/13/14 - 20140069501 - Cooling system for high performance solar concentrators
Techniques for cooling concentrating solar collector systems are provided. In one aspect, an apparatus for cooling a photovoltaic cell includes a heat exchanger having a metal plate with a bend therein that positions a first surface of the metal plate at an angle of from about 100 degrees to about...

03/06/14 - 20140060647 - Concentrator-type photovoltaic receiver having homogenizer with fixing structure
The present invention relates to a concentrator-type photovoltaic receiver having homogenizer with fixing structure. The resent invention improves the structure of the homogenizer, which comprises a homogenizing part providing homogenizing function and a supporting part providing supporting and fixing function. The homogenizing part and the supporting part are formed integrally....

03/06/14 - 20140060648 - Inorganic multilayer stack and methods and compositions relating thereto
A multilayer stack is described. The multilayer stack includes: (i) one or more inorganic barrier layers for reducing transport of gas or vapor molecules therethrough; (ii) an inorganic reactive layer disposed adjacent to one or more of the inorganic barrier layers, and the reactive layer capable of reacting with the...

03/06/14 - 20140060649 - Device, panel holder, and system for generating electric power from solar radiation
A device (1) for generating electric power from solar radiation comprises a solar panel (2) and a panel holder (3). The panel holder comprsies two panel holder parts (4A, 4B) on opposite sides. Elongate profiles (5) are coupled to the panel holder parts. This device has different bending resistances in...

02/27/14 - 20140053901 - Hydrolysis resistant polyester films
A biaxially oriented polyester film comprising polyester and at least one hydrolysis stabiliser selected from a glycidyl ester of a branched monocarboxylic acid, wherein the monocarboxylic acid has from 5 to 50 carbon atoms, wherein said hydrolysis stabiliser is present in the film in the form of its reaction product...

02/20/14 - 20140048134 - Concentrator solar receiver with improved homogenizer
A concentrator solar receiver with an improved homogenizer is revealed. A homogenizer used in a concentrator solar module is improved. Instead of a smooth flat surface, a bottom surface of the homogenizer can be a positively curved surface, a conic solid, or a truncated tapered structure. Moreover, the bottom surface...

02/20/14 - 20140048135 - Method and apparatus for forming an image having a uniform flux density on a solar cell
Concentrated light from a solar collector in a CPV system is conditioned with a final optic element (FOE) that projects the light onto an adjacent photovoltaic cell where it is converted into electricity. The FOE is strategically configured and positioned to control the image formation on the solar cell. Use...

02/20/14 - 20140048136 - Optical system provided with aspherical lens for generating electrical energy in a photovoltaic way
Disclosed is an optical system for concentrating effective light the wavelength whereof is comprised between two limit values (λi, λs), comprising: an aspheric lens adapted for receiving and refracting the sunlight and provided with a convex lower portion defining a lower face with curved profile consisting of a predetermined number...

02/06/14 - 20140034127 - Surface-mountable lens cradles and interconnection structures for concentrator-type photovoltaic devices
A concentrator-type photovoltaic (CPV) receiver includes a solar cell on a substrate. The solar cell includes a light receiving surface having a conductive terminal thereon. A conductive lens support frame is mounted on the substrate and includes an opening therein that exposes the light receiving surface of the solar cell....

01/30/14 - 20140026959 - Solar cell receiver
A solar cell receiver is provided that includes a semiconductor element that has a front face, a solar cell provided on the front face, a rear face, multiple lateral surfaces and two electric connectors; a carrier for receiving the semiconductor element, the rear face of the element being fixed to...

01/30/14 - 20140026960 - Encapsulent for a photovoltaic module
An encapsulant for a photovoltaic module, intended to coat a photovoltaic cell, including at least two adjacent thermoplastic layers together forming a core-skin assembly: the skin layer is a polyamide graft polymer including a polyolefin backbone representing 50 wt % to 95 wt % of the polyamide graft polymer, containing...

01/30/14 - 20140026961 - Gas barrier film
An object of the invention is to provide a gas barrier characteristic film that has a gas barrier characteristic and that is excellent in the repetitive reproducibility of the gas barrier characteristic. The film is a gas barrier characteristic film in which an [A] layer and a [B] layer mentioned...

01/30/14 - 20140026962 - Solar cell module and solar power generation apparatus
A solar cell module includes a light guide body that guides incident light to propagate therein, and a solar cell element that receives the light propagating within the light guide body, wherein the light guide body is made of a light-transmissive base material and has a curved surface in at...

01/23/14 - 20140020758 - Adhesive for solar battery backsheet
An adhesive for solar battery backsheet. Further, a solar battery backsheet comprising the adhesive, and a solar battery module comprising the backsheet. The adhesive comprises the reaction product of an acrylic polyol (a1) with an isocyanate compound (a2), in which the acrylic polyol (a1) has a glass transition temperature of...

01/23/14 - 20140020759 - Polyvinyl acetal resin film and multilayer structure articles using the same
An object of the present invention is to provide a film that is used as one layer of a multilayer structure articles such as a laminated glass, and a solar cell module, and prevents the intrusion of bubbles and the generation of unfilled portions at the edge portions of the...

01/16/14 - 20140014178 - Solar-cell sealant and laminated-glass interlayer
The present invention relates to an encapsulant for solar cells or an interlayer film for laminated glass, which has a storage elastic modulus of 1000 to 4000 MPa measured at a frequency of 0.3 Hz and 25° C. in accordance with JIS K 7244-4 and a compression shear strength of...

01/16/14 - 20140014179 - Multi-layer, light-modulating devices and the manufacturer thereof
A light-modulating electrical device is disclosed and a method for manufacturing a light-modulating electrical device. The method includes, as a single lamination process, positioning a light-modulating electrical unit at least partially within a recess, the recess provided in a first polymer film or an optically transparent polymer film, and fixing...

01/16/14 - 20140014180 - Encapsulant for a photovoltaic module
An encapsulant for a photovoltaic module, intended to coat a photovoltaic cell, including at least two adjacent thermoplastic layers forming a core-skin assembly, wherein the skin layer consists of a polyamide-grafted polymer including a polyolefin backbone, representing from 50% to 95% by weight of the polyamide-grafted polymer, containing a residue...

01/16/14 - 20140014181 - Gas barrier laminate film, and method for producing same
The present invention provides a gas barrier laminate film containing a substrate film having on at least one surface thereof plural layers of an inorganic thin film layer, from a first layer to an n-th layer (wherein n represents an integer of 1 or more) of the inorganic thin film...

01/16/14 - 20140014182 - Solar cell module and method for manufacturing same
The present invention relates to a solar cell module which is characterized in that: a light-transmitting elastomer member and a solar cell element are arranged in a space between a panel of a transparent member upon which sunlight is incident and a panel of a thermally conductive member which is...

01/09/14 - 20140007941 - Protective sheet for solar cell, method for manufacturing the same, back sheet member for solar cell, back sheet for solar cell and solar cell module
A protective sheet for a solar cell including a base material film, and an olefin-based polymer layer which is disposed on at least one surface of the base material film and has at least one olefin-based binder, in which the olefin-based polymer layer contains 8 mass % or less of...

01/02/14 - 20140000705 - Reflector system for concentrating solar systems
A solar concentrator assembly is disclosed. The solar concentrator assembly comprises a first reflective member, a second reflective member, a photovoltaic receiver comprising at least one photovoltaic solar cell unit, and a support structure coupled to the first and second reflective members and the photovoltaic receiver. The first reflective member...

01/02/14 - 20140000706 - Polyester film with uv-stability and high light transmittance
A composite film comprising: (i) a heat-stabilised oriented polyester substrate comprising a UV-absorber in an amount of from about 0.1 to about 10% based on the total weight of the polyester substrate, and (ii) on one or both surfaces of the substrate a polymeric coating layer, which has a thickness...

01/02/14 - 20140000707 - Double-layer film of a photovoltaic module
A double-layer thermoplastic film of a photovoltaic module, including two layers, one forms the encapsulator and the other forms the backsheet, wherein: a) the encapsulator is a layer including at least one polyolefin containing a polyethylene selected from a homopolymer of ethylene or a copolymer comprising at least 50 mol...

01/02/14 - 20140000708 - Photovoltaic sheathing element with one or more tabs
The present invention is premised upon an assembly that includes at least a photovoltaic sheathing element capable of being affixed on a building structure. The shingle including at least a photovoltaic cell assembly, a body portion attached to one or more portions of the photo-voltaic cell assembly. Wherein the body...

01/02/14 - 20140000709 - Photovoltaic sheathing element with a flexible connector assembly
The present invention is premised upon an assembly including at least a photovoltaic sheathing element capable of being affixed on a building structure, the sheathing element including at least: a photovoltaic cell assembly, a body portion attached to one or more portions of the photovoltaic cell assembly; at least a...

01/02/14 - 20140000710 - Light-gathering film and solar battery module
The present invention relates to a light-concentrating film made of an organic material, the light-concentrating film having a repeating structure of fine concavo-convex on at least one surface, the height (H) of the concavo-convex being 0.1 to 100 μm, and the frequency (P) of the concavo-convex being 0.1 to 500...

01/02/14 - 20140000711 - Readily adhesive sheet and protective sheet for solar cell
A readily adhesive sheet including a base material film and an olefin-based polymer layer which is disposed on at least one surface of the base material film and contains at least one binder, which is an olefin-based binder having an elastic modulus of 320 MPa or less, at least one...

12/26/13 - 20130340827 - Edge-protection tape
A self-adhesive edge-protection tape is intended to improve the protective effect for glass edges. This is achieved by providing an adhesive tape which comprises, in sequence directed towards the substrate to be covered, a backing layer (hard phase) and a soft phase comprising a polymer foam, a viscoelastic composition and/or...

12/26/13 - 20130340828 - Solar cell sealing film and solar cell using the same
The solar cell sealing film according to the present invention includes ethylene-methyl methacrylate copolymer, a crosslinker and a silane coupling agent, wherein the crosslinker is contained in an amount of 0.05 to 0.7 part by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of the ethylene-methyl methacrylate copolymer, and the silane...

12/26/13 - 20130340829 - Polymer sheet for solar cell, process for production thereof, solar cell backsheet and solar cell module
wherein, each of R1 and R2 independently represents hydrogen, halogen or a monovalent organic group; R1 and R2 may be same or different; a plurality of R1 and R2 may be same or different; and n represents an integer of 1 or more....

12/26/13 - 20130340830 - Solar cell backsheet, producing method of the same, and solar cell module
A solar cell backsheet, which is arranged in contact with a sealing material of a cell-side substrate on which a photovoltaic element is sealed with the sealing material, the solar cell backsheet including a polyester film base material and at least one polymer layer arranged thereon, wherein the polyester film...

12/19/13 - 20130333755 - Visibly transparent, luminescent solar concentrator
A visibly transparent luminescent solar concentrator (LSC) is disclosed. The LSC includes a transparent substrate having at least one edge surface. A dye layer is coupled to the substrate, the dye layer having a peak absorption wavelength outside the visible band, the dye layer being configured to re-emit light at...

12/19/13 - 20130333756 - Backsheet for a photovoltaic cell module and photovoltaic cell module including same
A backsheet (10) for use in a photovoltaic cell module (22) comprises a fluororesin (12) and a plurality of encapsulated particles (14) dispersed in the fluororesin (12). Each of the encapsulated particles (14) dispersed in the fluororesin (12) comprises a core particle (16), which comprises titanium dioxide (TiO2). Each of...

12/12/13 - 20130327399 - Protective sheet for solar cell, manufacturing method thereof, and solar cell module
Protective sheet 1 for solar cells comprises a base material 11 and a thermoplastic resin layer 12 laminated on at least one surface of the base material 11. The thermoplastic resin layer 12 comprises a first layer 121 laminated on the base material 11 and a second layer 122 laminated...

12/12/13 - 20130327400 - Direct solar-radiation collection and concentration element and panel
Element, panel and direct solar radiation collecting and concentrating system by means of panels with collecting and concentrating elements which are allowed freedom of movement during diurnal and seasonal sun tracking. The elements in question incorporate a primary lens concentrating direct radiation. The element includes hollow compartments which contain a...

12/05/13 - 20130319524 - Solar energy concentrator with multiplexed diffraction gratings
A solar-energy concentrator and method for collecting sunlight with the concentrator. The concentrator includes a photovoltaic (PV) module having a PV cell and layers containing holographically-defined diffraction gratings that are spatially stacked or multiplexed. Spatial stacking or multiplexing of the gratings is configured to ensure that one grating layer carries...

12/05/13 - 20130319525 - Biaxially stretched polyester film, method for producing the same, back sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module
A biaxially stretched polyester film having reduced occurrences of scratches and having superior hydrolysis resistance as compared with conventional polyester films is provided. The polyester film has: a film width of 1 m or more; an intrinsic viscosity (IV) of 0.70 dL/g or greater; a pre-peak temperature measured by differential...