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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.

07/17/14 - 20140196785 - Light concentration module
A light concentration module includes a primary light concentration plate, a light concentration component and an electricity generation module. The primary light concentration plate includes a primary light concentration surface and a light-emitting surface. The primary light concentration surface is used for collecting light. The light-emitting surface is used for...

07/17/14 - 20140196786 - A composite glass plate
In order to obtain a composite glass plate which shields infrared light and/or ultraviolet light, two glass substrates on which transparent conductive layers are formed respectively are disposed with the transparent conductive layers thereof facing each other. Infrared light is shielded and electric power is generated by using one glass...

07/10/14 - 20140190565 - Polymer/inorganic multi-layer encapsulation film
This invention relates to a polymer/inorganic multi-layer encapsulation film, and more particularly, to a multi-layer encapsulation film, which includes a plasma polymer thin film layer formed using a cross-shaped precursor having Si—O bonding and an inorganic thin film layer, and ensures flexibility and has improved encapsulation....

07/03/14 - 20140182678 - Photovoltaic apparatus, photovoltaic module and fastener thereof
A photovoltaic apparatus includes at least one photovoltaic panel, at least one frame and at least one fastener. The frame includes at least one pair of holding parts, a sidewall and at least one protrusion. The photovoltaic panel is positioned between the holding parts. Part of the sidewall connects the...

07/03/14 - 20140182679 - Spectrally selective panel
The present invention disclosure provides a spectrally selective panel that comprises a first material being at least partially transmissive for light having a wavelength in the visible wavelength range and being arranged for guiding suitable light. Further, the panel comprises a diffractive element being positioned in, at or in the...

06/26/14 - 20140174532 - Optimized anti-reflection coating layer for crystalline silicon solar cells
Embodiments of the invention include a solar cell and methods of forming a solar cell. Specifically, the methods may be used to form a passivation/anti-reflection layer having desired functional and optical properties on a solar cell substrate. In one embodiment, a method of forming an anti-reflection layer on a solar...

06/26/14 - 20140174533 - Solar module with light-transmissive edge seal
A solar module with a front support, a back support, and a photovoltaic active material located between the front and back supports. An electrically insulative light transmissive seal is located at the peripheral edges of the front support and back support to electrically isolate the active material from the outer...

06/26/14 - 20140174534 - Apparatus, systems and methods for collecting and converting solar energy
Nanoparticles are used to enhance the light gathering and converting abilities of a photo voltaic (PV) cell. The nanoparticles may be incorporated into a substrate and disposed a desired distance from the PV cell to create a plasmon. The nanoparticles may effect a wavelength shift (e.g., a “red shift”) to...

06/26/14 - 20140174535 - Highly efficient solar arrays
In an example, a solar energy system includes multiple PV modules, multiple reflectors, and a racking assembly. Each of the reflectors is positioned opposite a corresponding one of the PV modules. The racking assembly mechanically interconnects the PV modules and the reflectors to form an interconnected system. The racking assembly...

06/12/14 - 20140158197 - Tri-functional light and energy generating panel system
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus that can generate PV power and simultaneously provide artificial lighting. The devices disclosed herein include a first optical structure having a plurality of focusing elements that can collect and focus ambient light onto a first set of light redirecting elements that is optically...

06/12/14 - 20140158198 - Thin film photovoltaic cell structure, nanoantenna, and method for manufacturing
A thin film photovoltaic cell structure (1) comprises a substrate (2); a first dielectric layer (3) on the substrate (2); an active layer (4) on the first dielectric layer (3); and a plasmonic light concentrator arrangement (5) on the active layer (4) for coupling incident light at a first wavelength...

06/12/14 - 20140158199 - Light trapping optical cover
A light trapping optical cover employing an optically transparent layer with a plurality of light deflecting elements. The transparent layer is configured for an unimpeded light passage through its body and has a broad light input surface and an opposing broad light output surface. The light deflecting elements deflect light...

06/12/14 - 20140158200 - Solar module
Provided is a solar module with improved reliability. A solar module (1) is provided with a solar cell (10), a wiring member (11), a resin adhesive layer (12), and a buffer region (40). The wiring member (11) is electrically connected to the solar cell (10). The resin adhesive layer (12)...

06/12/14 - 20140158201 - Photovoltaic module package
A silicon wafer-based photovoltaic module is described, which includes a first outer protective layer and a second outer protective layer, wherein both outer protective layers comprise a low- or no-sodium glass or low- or no-alkali compositions. The photovoltaic modules show resistance to water ingress, no or reduced potential-induced sodium ion...

06/05/14 - 20140150865 - Concentrating solar cell
The present invention relates to a solar cell capable of maximizing a concentrating area and cell efficiency by disposing a cell in a progress direction of light, that is, in a vertical direction to a concentrating direction....

06/05/14 - 20140150866 - Encapsulant for solar cell and interlayer film for laminated glass
Provided is an encapsulant for a solar cell which is highly anticorrosive and can form a solar cell module with a long life. Also provided is an interlayer film for laminated glass, which is highly anticorrosive and can form a laminated glass with long-term durability. The encapsulant for a solar...

05/29/14 - 20140144504 - Uv curable sealing composition and dye-sensitized solar cell using the same
Disclosed is a UV curable sealing composition for a dye-sensitized solar cell. The UV curable sealing composition includes a polymer bead as a spacer for maintaining an interval between electrodes of the dye-sensitized solar cell....

05/29/14 - 20140144505 - Glass used in optical element for concentrating photovoltaic power generation apparatus, optical element for concentrating photovoltaic power generation apparatus using glass, and concentrating photovoltaic power generation apparatus
Provided are a glass which is used in an optical element for a concentrating photovoltaic power generation apparatus, has excellent weather resistance, and can be easily processed into a complicated shape; an optical element for a concentrating photovoltaic power generation apparatus using the glass; and a concentrating photovoltaic power generation...

05/29/14 - 20140144506 - Grating structure for dividing light
A grating structure and a solar cell assembly. In one aspect, the grating structure suppresses the zero order transmission to near 0%. In another aspect, the solar cell assembly has improved absorption due to coupling with a grating structure....

05/22/14 - 20140137939 - Solar-cell module and manufacturing method therefor
A solar-cell submodule sealed by an adhesive filler. A water-vapor-barrier film, a first adhesive filler layer, and a front-surface protection layer are layered on the front surface side of the solar-cell submodule, and a second adhesive filler layer and a back surface protection layer are layered on the back surface...

05/22/14 - 20140137940 - Solar cell module and method of manufacturing same
A solar cell module is obtained by the following method. In a step of sealing a solar cell module using laminated glass, a solar cell and a translucent intermediate film layer which seals the solar cell are interposed between a front side glass substrate and a rear side glass substrate....

05/22/14 - 20140137941 - Solar redshift systems
Solar-redshift systems comprise an integral array of redshift modules, each having at least a focusing device, a target, and a quantum-dot vessel. The quantum-dot vessel contains quantum dots that emit light having an emission wavelength. The focusing device directs incident solar radiation through a focusing gap and toward the quantum-dot...

05/15/14 - 20140130864 - Transparent luminescent solar concentrators for integrated solar windows
A transparent luminescent solar concentrator is provided. In another aspect, a luminescent solar concentrator absorbs outside of visible light and emits outside of visible light. A further aspect of a luminescent solar concentrator employs nanocrystal clusters embedded in a polymeric matrix. In still another aspect, a unique ligand and luminophore...

05/15/14 - 20140130865 - Photovoltaic module with stabilized polymeric encapsulant
wherein m is=1, Y is O, A is C1-C19 alkylcarbonyl and Z1 is C1-C18 alkyl, C5-C7 cycloalkyl or C2-C12 alkyl substituted with hydroxyl....

05/15/14 - 20140130866 - Photovoltaic module
A photovoltaic module comprises a photovoltaic element, including a photovoltaic portion having a textured structure formed a light-receiving surface, and a light-receiving surface electrode formed on a part of the light-receiving surface, and a sealing member for sealing the photovoltaic element. Further, the sealing member is configured to include a...

05/15/14 - 20140130867 - Polyester film, method for producing the same, back sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module
A polyester film has excellent resistance to hydrolysis, excellent heat resistance in high temperatures and low humidity, and mechanical strength. The polyester film satisfies a stress heat resistant coefficient f(125)≧3 and a wet thermo retention (=100×S(120)/S(0)) of 30% or more. f(125) is a value obtained by substituting t=125° C. in...

05/08/14 - 20140124034 - Solar cell module and solar cell module manufacturing method
Disclosed is a terminal box with improved tab wire connection strength with limited warping and breakage of a translucent insulation substrate. A solar cell module is provided with: a solar cell with a cathode and an anode positioned on one surface thereof; a pair of power extraction tab wires which...

04/24/14 - 20140109965 - Photoelectric conversion element
wherein λ0 represents an arbitrary wavelength of light in vacuum, the light being able to be absorbed by the photoelectric conversion layer; nabs represents a refractive index of the photoelectric conversion layer at the wavelength; and nlow represents a refractive index of the transparent thin layer at the wavelength....

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...