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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.

09/18/14 - 20140261682 - Photovoltaic modules incorporating lateral heat removal
In one embodiment, a photovoltaic module includes a stack of layers, the module having an active layer and a planar heat sink positioned within the stack of layers adjacent the active layer, the heat sink being adapted to laterally remove heat from the active layer and the module....

09/18/14 - 20140261683 - Optics for solar concentrators
Optics are provided for use in solar concentrators, the optics having a light guide, a redirecting layer including a plurality of lenses, and a plurality of reflector elements. Sunlight is received by the redirecting lenses, which focus the sunlight onto reflective surfaces of the reflector elements. The reflective surface of...

09/18/14 - 20140261684 - Solar cell module
A solar cell module includes: a front surface glass plate disposed on the light reception side; a rear surface glass plate provided so as to be opposed to the front surface glass plate; a photovoltaic device between the front surface glass plate and the rear surface glass plate; and a...

09/11/14 - 20140251431 - Method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic array
A photovoltaic (PV) module framing and coupling system enables the attachment of PV modules to a roof or other mounting surface without requiring the use of separate structural support members which attach directly to and span between multiple PV modules in a formed PV array. The inventive apparatus provides a...

09/11/14 - 20140251432 - Adhesive for solar battery back sheets
An object of the present invention is to provide a urethane adhesive for solar battery back sheets, which has satisfactory initial adhesion to a film in the production of a solar battery back sheet, satisfactory initial adhesive property after curing and high adhesive property at high temperature, and also has...

09/04/14 - 20140246090 - Method of making delaminated resistant assemblies
The present application is directed to a method of reducing delamination in an assembly. The method comprises providing an assembly and limiting visible light exposure to parts of the assembly to maintain a peel force of 20 grams/inch or greater where the light is limited. The assembly comprises an electronic...

09/04/14 - 20140246091 - Solar cell module apparatus and method of fabricating the same
Disclosed are a solar cell module apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module apparatus includes a light absorbing layer, and a reflector provided on a light incident surface of the light absorbing layer to reflect a light, which has been reflected from the light absorbing...

08/28/14 - 20140238488 - Passive solar tracking system to enhance solar cell output
A passive solar tracking system to enhance solar cell output is provided. The passive solar tracking system includes a panel having at least one solar cell for solar-to-electric conversion and an actuator that is arranged for moving the panel to provide the variable facing direction of the panel. The actuator...

08/28/14 - 20140238489 - Frame for a solar module
A frame for a solar module that includes at least one solar cell. The solar-module frame has a frame corner having a corner connector made of a first material, in particular made of aluminum, and having a corner element made of a second material, which is different from the first...

08/21/14 - 20140230897 - Solar concentration system using volume holograms
An electromagnetic wave concentrating system, comprising a photovoltaic material and at least one holographic concentrator. The holographic concentrator includes at least two stacked holographic optical elements (HOE). Each HOE is configured to diffract incident light into a diffracted beams having different ranges of wavelengths. The diffracted beams generated by each...

08/21/14 - 20140230898 - Framed device, seal, and method for manufacturing same
The disclosure is directed to a framed device. The framed device includes a substrate, a frame, and a seal. The substrate has a first length, a first width, and a peripheral edge. The frame has a second length, a second width, and a groove that runs along the second length...

08/21/14 - 20140230899 - Module and method for producing thereof
A module, for example a photovoltaic module, includes among other things a glass plate (11) as a front cover facing the direction of light incidence, a component (photovoltaic element) (15), and a plastic layer (14) provided as an embedding material, wherein the surface of the glass plate (11) on the...

08/14/14 - 20140224325 - Self-contained solar power unit
A solar power unit having a solar module with a frame defining a planar solar collection area, a photovoltaic cell mounted within said area, a junction box electrically connected to at least one of said photovoltaic cells; and a support structure fixable to said solar module having a first leg...

08/14/14 - 20140224326 - Photoactive device
A photoactive device that includes a photovoltaic device having electrodes and at least one photoactive layer between the electrodes. One or more other layers may be included between the electrodes. The device includes a substrate positioned below the photovoltaic device, and a nanostructure backreflective layer positioned below the substrate such...

08/14/14 - 20140224327 - Edge protected barrier assemblies
The present application is directed to an assembly comprising an electronic device, and a multilayer film. The multilayer film comprises a barrier stack adjacent the electronic device; and a weatherable sheet adjacent the barrier stack opposite the electronic device. The assembly additionally comprises a protective layer in contact with the...

08/07/14 - 20140216547 - Oversized back panel for photovoltaic devices
Thin film photovoltaic devices including a transparent substrate defining a front surface area; a photovoltaic thin film stack on the transparent substrate; and, a back panel defining a rear surface area are provided. The photovoltaic thin film stack is positioned between the transparent substrate and the back panel. The front...

08/07/14 - 20140216548 - Solar module and method for manufacturing the same
In a solar module of the present invention, the ratio (T2/T1) of a thickness (T2) of a rear surface-side filling material layer at the end surface to a thickness (T1) of a rear surface-side filling material layer in a region where a solar cell (22) is provided is set smaller...

08/07/14 - 20140216549 - Light-condensing film, solar cell module, and transfer mold
The present invention aims to provide a light-concentrating film capable of concentrating at least one of direct sunlight and diffuse sunlight with high efficiency; a photovoltaic module having the light-concentrating film; and a transfer mold (die) for producing the light-concentrating film. The present invention relates to a light-concentrating film including...

07/31/14 - 20140209168 - Inorganic coating-protected unitary graphene material for concentrated photovoltaic applications
This invention provides an inorganic coating-protected unitary graphene material article for concentrated photovoltaic cell heat dissipation. The article comprises at least a layer of unitary graphene material having two primary surfaces and an electrically non-conducting layer of inorganic coating deposited on at least one of the primary surfaces, wherein the...

07/31/14 - 20140209169 - Glass substrate for cdte solar cell, and solar cell
A glass substrate for a CdTe solar cell includes a base composition includes, in terms of mol % on a basis of following oxides: from 60 to 75% of SiO2; from 1 to 7.5% of Al2O3; from 0 to 1% of B2O3; from 8.5 to 12.5% of MgO; from 1...

07/31/14 - 20140209170 - Laminated sheet and method for producing the same
A laminate sheet including a layer containing a polyester resin as a main component (P1 layer), an adhesive resin layer (P2 layer), and a layer containing a polyolefin resin as a main component (P3 layer), wherein the laminate sheet has a total thickness of at least 30 μm and up...

07/31/14 - 20140209171 - Solar module and process for production thereof
The present invention relates to a solar module comprising a first layer, a solar cell arranged above the first layer and a second layer arranged above the solar cell. The first and/or the second layer comprise a fibre composite material which comprises a preferably aliphatic polyurethane polymer “dual cure” system)...

07/24/14 - - Photovoltaic element with an included resonator
A photovoltaic element including a resonator is arranged on a semiconductor structure (5) that is constituted by a region without electromagnetic damping (5a), whose upper plane forms the plane of incidence (3), and a region with electromagnetic damping (5b), both regions being bound by virtual boundaries (6) of variation in...

07/24/14 - 20140202533 - Thermoplastic polyolefin copolymer lamination film, laminated structures and processes for their preparation
Disclosed are polyolefin copolymer films comprising alkoxysilane groups and a catalyst for cross-linking the alkoxysilane groups; wherein the cross-linking catalyst is a Lewis or Bronsted acid or base compound that has a relatively high melting point and therefore initiates the cross-linking essentially only at the lamination temperature, preferably at or...

07/24/14 - 20140202534 - Solar cell module
Provided is a solar cell module wherein solar cells and a sealing material, which is sealing the solar cells, are not easily peeled from each other. A solar cell module is provided with solar cells, a wiring material, and a sealing material. Each of the solar cells has first and...

07/24/14 - 20140202535 - Solar cell module
An aspect of the invention provides a solar cell module, which comprises a solar cell with a light-receiving surface and a back surface, a first protection member disposed at a light-receiving surface side of the solar cell and made of a glass plate, a second protection member disposed at a...

07/24/14 - 20140202536 - Solar cell sealing material, method for manufacturing solar cell sealing material, and solar cell module
a2) MFR is from 2 to 50 g/10 minutes as measured under the conditions of a temperature of 190 degrees centigrade and a load of 2.16 kg in accordance with ASTM D1238...

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...