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US20120006385 High Performance Multi-Layer Back Contact Stack For Silicon Solar Cells  
High performance multi-layer back contact stacks for silicon solar cells and methods for manufacture are disclosed. Photovoltaic modules incorporating high performance multi-layer back contact...
US20120260969 Solar Energy Harvesting and Storage System  
A solar energy harvesting and storage system is disclosed having a dual-sided lithographically integrated light-to-electrical energy converter. The integrated light-to-electrical energy converter...
US20120227789 Solar Collector Comprising Receiver Positioned External to Inflation Space of Reflective Solar Concentrator  
Embodiments of the present invention utilize inflation air to impart an appropriate shape to a reflective concentrator of a solar collector device. An optical receiver or a secondary optic in...
US20130319507 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE ASSEMBLY  
A concentrated photovoltaic receiver and backplane assembly is described herein. A thermally conductive heat spreader is configured between the receiver and the backplane for dissipating at least...
US20140311550 LOW WIND RESISTANCE SELF BALLASTING PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE MOUNTING SYSTEMS  
This disclosure provides a photovoltaic module array mounting system comprising a photovoltaic module array comprising a plurality of photovoltaic modules. An individual photovoltaic module of the...
US20110220176 PORTABLE, DURABLE, INTEGRATED SOLAR POWER GENERATION DEVICE  
A solar power generation device comprising a power subunit comprising an array configured to collect solar radiation, and a control subunit removably connected to the power subunit and configured...
US20090250095 LOW-PROFILE SOLAR TRACKING MODULE  
An apparatus for distribution of light across a target area has at least one non-shadowing lens. The non-shadowing lens has a plurality of prisms wherein each prism provides an approximately...
US20120285508 FOUR TERMINAL MULTI-JUNCTION THIN FILM PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE AND METHOD  
A multi junction photovoltaic cell device includes a lower cell and an upper cell operably coupled to the lower cell. The lower cell includes a lower glass substrate material, a lower electrode,...
US20140090691 THERMAL TRACKING FOR SOLAR SYSTEMS  
A power generating system is disclosed. The power generating system comprises a solar cell, a support structure coupled to the solar cell and adapted to adjust the position of the solar cell, a...
US20080023062 Holographic imaging passive tracking solar energy filter, concentrator and converter with PV cell cooling means  
An invention to passively track the sun for the purposes of collecting, filtering and concentrating sunlight simultaneously and variously onto a photovoltaic cell, a heat collection device, and a...
US20100024868 SOLAR RADIATION COLLECTOR  
A solar radiation collector comprising a concentrator and a photovoltaic cell, the concentrator comprising at least a prismatic primary portion, the primary portion comprising primary entrance...
US20080314436 Solar augmentation system  
The present invention relates to a solar panel condenser apparatus that includes an optical condenser and a photovoltaic cell. The optical condenser may be two or more stages of Fresnel lenses....
US20080190478 SOLAR ENERGY BOARD  
The present invention discloses an improved solar energy board, wherein a spherical lens is formed on the sealing layer, which encapsulates the substrate and the solar energy chips, to make the...
US20060076048 Photo-sensing photovoltaic with positioning facility  
Photovoltaic cells, systems and methods, as well as related compositions, are disclosed. Embodiments involve providing a photovoltaic facility; associating a photon sensing facility with the...
US20080271776 LIGHT-GUIDE SOLAR PANEL AND METHOD OF FABRICATION THEREOF  
The present invention is that of a solar energy system that uses a light-guide solar panel (LGSP) to trap light inside a dielectric or other transparent panel and propagates the light to one of...
US20120325289 HIGH CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR MODULE  
The present invention relates generally to a high concentrator photovoltaic (HCPV) solar module with a single paraboloidal reflective optic for each solar cell. The point-focus embodiments...
US20110041894 Method and Apparatus to Lower Cost Per Watt with Concentrated Linear Solar Panel  
The present invention proposes a hybrid methodology and apparatus between photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar panels to lower the photovoltaic solar energy production cost....
US20140196762 METHODS FOR FORMING OPTIMIZED LENSES AND DEVICES THEREOF  
This technology relates generally to methods for the fabrication of high performance lenses, in particular, lenses including a glass carrier and an at least partially transmissive layer with one...
US20110120526 Monolithic Low Concentration Photovoltaic Panel Based On Polymer Embedded Photovoltaic Cells And Crossed Compound Parabolic Concentrators  
A concentrating photovoltaic panel including an encapsulating polymer layer, an array of photovoltaic cells, a plurality of first interconnects and an optical layer, each of the photovoltaic cells...
US20090178705 Multi-cores stack solar thermal electric generator  
A solar electric generator is disclosed which utilizes the natural energy of sunlight and converts it directly into DC electricity by means of a solid state thermal electric generator (TEG) at...
US20130048054 System and Method for Collection of Solar Energy for Conversion to Electric Power  
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a solar energy collection system utilizes high efficiency multi junction photovoltaic (PV) solar cells to augment extracted energy obtained...
US20110100429 SOLAR ENERGY ASSEMBLIES  
A solar energy assembly for collecting and converting solar energy. It comprises a plurality of solar energy converters 36 and an equivalent number of solar concentrator lenses 39, each lens being...
US20120298178 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM FOR EFFICIENT SOLAR RADIATION COLLECTION AND SOLAR PANEL INCORPORATING SAME  
A concentrated photovoltaic system includes a photovoltaic cell; a primary light concentrating optic; and a secondary light mixing concentrator. The primary light concentrating optic is arranged...
US20150059827 Torque Tube for Solar Panel System  
A solar panel array system has a torque tube supported on upper ends of vertical posts. The torque tube has an octagonal exterior surface and an octagonal interior surface corresponding with the...
US20110209696 THREE POINT SOLAR TRACKING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A three point solar tracking system and method are provided.
US20120186250 Systems and Methods For Generating Electric Current From Hyperthermal Chemical Reaction  
An electric generator is disclosed that includes a duct configured to direct hyperthermal air molecules toward a source of exothermic fuel, a fuel dispenser configured to dispense fuel into a flow...
US20120186627 ELECTRONIC POWER SOURCE  
An electronic power source is disclosed, which can be used to replace batteries or other power sources. The power source self-generates electrical power, and can be used to replace batteries in...
US20130206210 SOLAR BATTERY MODULE, PHOTOVOLTAIC APPARATUS, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF SOLAR BATTERY MODULE  
A solar battery module includes a device array, a substrate, a first sealing portion, a rear-surface protective member, a second sealing portion, and a light scattering portion. The light...
US20110155216 SOLAR POWER COLLECTING DEVICE  
A solar power collecting device including a parabolic concentrating unit, a light-guide pillar positioned on the parabolic concentrating unit, a solar cell positioned on the light-guide pillar and...
US20130180570 DISH RECEIVER SYSTEM FOR SOLAR POWER GENERATION  
A solar reflective assembly includes a plurality of reflective segments radially configured to collectively at least partially define a dish-shaped reflector having a center axis, each reflective...
US20130008486 PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION ELEMENT MODULE  
Disclosed herein is a photoelectric conversion element module including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements between two base materials. Each of the photoelectric conversion elements...
US20090014057 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES WITH INTEGRATED DEVICES  
One photovoltaic module includes a plurality of photovoltaic cells and at least one device selected from a sensor, a data storage device and an indicator. Another photovoltaic module includes a...
US20140137923 Composite photovoltaic device with parabolic collector and different solar cells  
Proposed is a composite photovoltaic device with parabolic collector and different solar cells, wherein the high photoelectric conversion efficiency is achieved along with significant material...
US20130056045 SI CELLS WITH III-V MULTIJUNCTION CELLS  
A solar conversion assembly comprises: a) a type III-V multiple cell stack solar cell device b) a silicon solar cell device c) a band splitting device located relative to the type III-V solar cell...
US20120152317 HIGH CONCENTRATION PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE  
A high concentration photovoltaic module, including a plurality of Fresnel concentrating lenses, serving as lenses for solar radiation concentration, which form a group or array arranged on a ā€œVā€...
US20150107650 MONOLITHIC BROADBAND ENERGY COLLECTOR WITH DETECTOR POSITION DEPENDING ON WAVELENGTH  
A solar energy collector includes a prism coupled waveguide and a cladding material layer coextensive with the waveguide core. Photovoltaics (PVs) are disposed within the cladding layer, with the...
US20100307563 Sub-Module for Photovoltaic Concentration Modules, Photovoltaic Concentration Module, Solar Power Installation, Packing Method and Position Calibration Method for Photovoltaic Concentration Modules  
The invention relates to a photovoltaic concentration submodule (1) for photovoltaic concentration modules, including solar energy concentrators which are used to capture solar radiation and which...
US20150122310 Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) Cell Module  
A concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) cell module, comprising: a shell; a Fresnel lens set, provided on top of said shell; a first solar cell, provided on bottom of said shell and opposite to said...
US20130233373 Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) Cell Module  
A concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) cell module, comprising: a shell; a Fresnel lens set, provided on top of said shell; a first solar cell, provided on bottom of said shell and opposite to said...
US20140007920 SPACE MACHINE  
A technique which can reduce a cost of a space machine installed with a solar cell. The space machine is composed of a light collecting unit and the solar cell. The light collecting unit is...
US20120297704 Alternative energy structure  
An alternative energy structure is disclosed, defined by an upper section and a lower section, wherein at least part of the upper section is solar transparent. A panel track traverses the upper...
US20110271999 RECEIVER FOR CONCENTRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC-THERMAL SYSTEM  
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein. Examples of solar energy receivers are...
US20110114154 RECEIVER FOR CONCENTRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC-THERMAL SYSTEM  
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein. Examples of solar energy receivers are...
US20110017267 RECEIVER FOR CONCENTRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC-THERMAL SYSTEM  
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein. Examples of solar energy receivers are...
US20080185033 Solar electric module  
A solar electric module having a layered construction including a light reflecting layer and light transmitting materials that encapsulate the solar cells of the module. The solar electric module...
US20120037205 Solar Cell Concentrator  
In this presentation, we have shown new methods, devices, and systems, to concentrate the light for the solar cells, using refractive index variations, light funnels, liquid crystals, and other...
US20080041441 SOLAR CONCENTRATOR DEVICE FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY GENERATION  
A solar energy concentrator lens is formed by a prism array. Each prism is designed to deflect the incident solar rays and fully illuminate a rectangular photovoltaic cell with uniform intensity....
US20130146121 SOLAR LIGHT CONCENTRATION PHOTOVOLTAIC CONVERSION SYSTEM USING A WAVELENGTH SPLITTER AND LAMBDA-SPECIFIC PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS OPTICALLY COUPLED TO LAMBDA-DEDICATED FIBERS ILLUMINATED BY RESPECTIVE SPLIT BEAMS  
A solar light concentration photovoltaic conversion system, uses a solar light collector to focus collected light onto a termination of at least one multi-fiber cable. A wavelength splitter is...
US20120180847 METHOD FOR IMPROVING SOLAR ENERGY CONDENSATION EFFICIENCY IN SOLAR ENERGY CONDENSATION ELECTRIC POWER FACILITY  
A method for improving the solar energy condensation efficiency in the solar energy condensation electric power facility is provided. A corresponding twice condensing prism (11) is provided under...
US20150136201 DEVICE FOR REGULATING THE LEVEL OF MOISTURE IN A CONCENTRATING SOLAR MODULE AND SOLAR MODULE COMPRISING AT LEAEST ONE SUCH DEVICE  
A concentrating solar module comprising a device (D) for managing the moisture contained in a casing (2) of the module (M). The device comprises a housing (12) one of the walls (14) of which is...