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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 a...
US20120305051 FLOATING SOLAR POWER PLANT  
A floating solar power plant includes a frame floating at the surface of a water body, where the frame includes at least one cell, which is secured by at least one flexible tie to at least one...
US20120285505 TRANSDUCER AND METHOD USING PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS  
Photovoltaic cells may be distributed upon an inner surface of a perimeter of a tubular structure. The tubular structure may be installed in the roof of a habitable or uninhabitable structure to...
US20120097212 TRANSDUCER AND METHOD USING PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS  
Photovoltaic cells may be distributed upon an inner surface of a perimeter of a tubular structure. The tubular structure may be installed in the roof of a habitable or uninhabitable structure to...
US20130199595 SOLAR CONCENTRATOR COOLING BY VORTEX GAS CIRCULATION  
A convective method is employed to cool a solar concentrator device. The convective method employs formation of a vortex gas circulation inside an enclosure of the solar concentrator device, which...
US20120273025 SOLAR CONCENTRATOR  
The light concentrator having a primary optical element which has an optical axis and a core comprising a rigid body which is co-linear with the optical axis and configured to support the primary...
US20090266403 SOLDER REPLACEMENT BY CONDUCTIVE TAPE MATERIAL  
A method of forming a solar device. The method includes providing one or more photovoltaic cells having a front surface region and a back surface region. The method includes providing a first...
US20110126883 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXTRACTING ENERGY FROM INSOLATION  
Light management systems and related methods disclosed herein are able to re-direct solar insolation. In some embodiments, a system for harvesting insolation may include a solar target, such as one...
US20080083450 Thermal management of concentrator photovoltaic cells  
A concentrated solar energy system includes a photovoltaic cell, an optical concentrator, a heat removal system, and means for providing thermal contact between the photovoltaic cell and the heat...
US20120211053 PHOTOVOLTAICS WITH INTERFEROMETRIC RIBBON MASKS  
An interferometric mask covering a reflective conductive ribbon that electrically interconnects a plurality of photovoltaic cells is disclosed. Such an interferometric mask may reduce reflections...
US20140083481 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE  
A photovoltaic module including a backsheet and a plurality of photovoltaic cells overlying the backsheet is disclosed. The backsheet has open areas not covered by the photovoltaic cells. The...
US20100307566 Photovoltaic Solar Island  
A man-made island [10], adaptable for land-based or sea-based operation, holds an array of photovoltaic solar collectors [421] aligned with an array of linear Fresnel lenses [422], which...
US20100319754 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE CONFIGURATION  
Improvements for a photovoltaic module (PVM) include the use of a micro-embossed, reflective optical film located in areas of the PVM not covered by the solar cells. The optical film is configured...
US20100037934 SOLAR ENERGY SYSYEM  
A solar energy system includes a reflecting unit, a heat absorber and a first solar panel. The reflecting unit having a photovoltaic cell with a first energy band gap and a reflecting surface...
US20140007918 PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE  
A photovoltaic device provided in the present disclosure includes a superstrate, a lower substrate, a plurality of photovoltaic cells and a package structure. The superstrate is light-transmissive,...
US20090250097 Solar-To-Electricity Conversion System  
The invention addresses area utilization and capital efficiency of systems for converting solar energy into electricity. A solid-state solar conversion system includes photovoltaic cells which are...
US20120204938 INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGIES FOR BACK CONTACT SOLAR CELLS AND MODULES  
Methods and systems for interconnecting back contact solar cells. The solar cells preferably have reduced area busbars, or are entirely busbarless, and current is extracted from a variety of points...
US20100018568 Stacked solar cell device  
This stacked solar battery device includes a plurality of solar battery units 4, an enclosure case made of a metal plate to house these solar battery units 4 therein, a cover glass having a partial...
US20080289680 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE WITH IMPROVED HEAT TRANSFER AND RECOVERY POTENTIAL  
A photovoltaic module with improved thermal properties, a method of making same and a structural, thermally improved photovoltaic panel are provided. A plurality of perforations are formed...
US20130008485 SOLAR GENERATOR APPARATUS WITH SUN-TRACKING FUNCTION  
A solar generator apparatus with a sun-tracking function includes a movable module, a first support structure, a connection structure, a second support structure, a carrying structure and a solar...
US20130284235 SOLAR CELL AND SOLAR CELL MODULE  
To provide a solar cell having improved photoelectric conversion efficiency and a solar cell module. A solar cell (10) is provided with a photoelectric conversion portion (20), a light receiving...
US20110079269 NON-PARABOLIC SOLAR CONCENTRATION TO AN AREA OF CONTROLLED FLUX DENSITY CONVERSION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A solar conversion system with a solar collector that is shaped to focus reflected sunlight along an area with a substantially constant flux density. The area shape can be resemble a rectangular,...
US20130139867 CONDENSING LENS, COMPOUND-EYE LENS CONDENSER, AND COMPOUND-EYE CONCENTRATING SOLAR CELL ASSEMBLY  
A condensing lens, compound-eye lens condenser, and compound-eye concentrating-type solar cell assembly. The condensing lens is a convex lens that can reflect mutually parallel incident lights (3)...
US20080190477 Terminal Box for Solar Cell Modules  
A condition of not permitting an increased temperature value of a diode 13 to exceed the junction temperature is satisfied by a simple structure at a low cost. A plurality of countercurrent...
US20130048049 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT OUTPUT USING LAGGING OR LEADING TRACKING ANGLE  
A method and apparatus for operating a tracker to cause a solar module to track a position of the sun at a first angle of incidence, and, in response to identification of a lag or lead trigger...
US20120266940 SOLAR-ENERGY COLLECTOR/CONCENTRATOR WITH CASSEGRAIN-TYPE OPTICS  
The collector/concentrator includes a primary concave reflector (1) supported on a base body (3) obtained by injection moulding, which defines a central support (5) supporting a region around a...
US20100116317 Inter-Facing Solar Panels  
A method for effectively collecting solar energy, including disposing solar panels substantially inter-facing each other, and reflecting sun light between inter-facing solar panels. A solar panel,...
US20120097217 Functionally Graded Solar Roofing Panels and Systems  
Solar panels and solar heating systems are disclosed. In some embodiments, the solar panels include the following: a top protective layer; a thin-film photovoltaic layer adjacent the top layer; a...
US20120037208 THIN FILM SOLAR CELL STRUCTURE  
A thin film solar cell structure and method of fabricating a thin film solar cell structure. The thin film solar cell structure comprises a photoelectric conversion structure; a grating coupler for...
US20130146123 Solar Panel Tracking and Mounting System  
A method for tracking solar panels includes the steps (a) beginning a tracking cycle substantially at sunrise with adjacent tilting panels all horizontal, (b) tilting the adjacent panels in unison...
US20140034112 OPTICAL CONCENTRATORS AND SPLITTERS  
Apparatus and methods are provided for use with solar energy. An optical concentrator and splitter (OCS) includes a non-planar bottom surface having symmetrical halves, each half defined by an...
US20120247533 REFLECTIVE DEVICE FOR A PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE WITH BIFACIAL CELLS  
The invention relates to a reflective device for a photovoltaic module formed by a plurality of bifacial photovoltaic cells or rows of said cells spaced apart from one another, each cell having an...
US20100139738 Rotating Photovoltaic Cells  
An apparatus is provided that comprises photovoltaic cells provided on a first rotatable member, an electric motor having an axial shaft, and a second rotatable member provided with an impeller....
US20120192919 FRESNEL-FLY'S EYE MICROLENS ARRAYS FOR CONCENTRATING SOLAR CELL  
Optical elements, concentrating photovoltaic devices and methods of forming optical elements are provided. An optical element includes a transparent material including a first surface and a second...
US20070089777 Heatsink for concentrating or focusing optical/electrical energy conversion systems  
The present invention relates to heatsink technology for helping to dissipate thermal energy generated or absorbed with respect to optical focusing and/or concentrating systems such as projectors...
US20110048495 Photovoltaic module containing a metal/polymer stack for enhanced cooling and reflection  
A method and apparatus for efficiently cooling a PV module for converting solar radiation to electrical energy comprises a means for defining a thermally conductive path characterized by a steep...
US20100126553 INVERTER WITH INTEGRATED CONTROL AND REGULATION FOR A TRACKER  
An inverter for converting the direct current provided by a solar generator to alternating current includes a control providing a control signal for a drive of the solar generator, for allowing...
US20100307564 APPARATUS FOR TWO-WAY TRACING AND CONDENSING SUNLIGHT OF ROOF INSTALLATION TYPE  
The direction of sunlight is tracked according to variations of the altitude of the sun to maximize condensing efficiency. An apparatus for tracking and condensing sunlight includes a horizontal...
US20070277868 Apparatus able to track sunlight by three angles for photovoltaic power generation  
Apparatus able to track sunlight by three angles for photovoltaic (PV) power generation includes: a solar cell module; a solar cell holder; an angle-adjustable platform; a driving motor; a holding...
US20090255569 METHOD TO IMPROVE PV AESTHETICS AND EFFICIENCY  
Various embodiments disclosed herein comprise a photovoltaic device of improved efficiency. The photovoltaic device comprises a photovoltaic material, a reflective conductor, a...
US20140007919 HYBRID SOLAR PANEL  
The invention relates to a hybrid solar panel comprising: photovoltaic elements (1) having a front face and a rear face; a heat exchanger (E) arranged opposite the rear face of said photovoltaic...
US20110197951 SOLAR BATTERY MODULE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A solar battery module includes a wiring substrate having connection wiring on a front surface, a plurality of solar battery cells, a sealant sealing the plurality of solar battery cells mounted on...
US20100051089 LIGHT COLLECTION DEVICE WITH PRISMATIC LIGHT TURNING FEATURES  
A light collection device includes a light guide body and a plurality of spaced-apart slits. The slits are formed by undercuts in the light guide body. Sides of the slits form facets that redirect...
US20100051086 REDUNDANT ARRAY OF SINGLE AXIS TRACKING SOLAR PANELS  
An array of independent single-axis tracking solar panel assemblies is provided which, compared to prior-art “ganged” tracking assemblies, can reduce production, installation, and operation cos...
US20100326493 PHOTOVOLTAIC APPARATUS UTILIZING INTERNAL REFLECTION  
A photovoltaic apparatus comprising: a semi-transparent photovoltaic panel to absorb a portion of the photons and to produce electrical energy, wherein the panel has a first conducting surface on...
US20120152311 COMPONENTS OF A TWO-AXIS TRACKING ASSEMBLY IN A CONCENTRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM  
Methods and apparatus are described for a two axis tracking mechanism for a concentrated photovoltaic system. Two or more paddle structures containing multiple CPV modules are installed onto each...
US20130220402 COATINGS FOR OPTICAL COMPONENTS OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS  
The present application is directed to a method of providing a coating to a surface of an optical element of a solar energy conversion system. The method comprises coating the surface of the...
US20090283134 Concentrating photovoltaic solar panel having one or more concentrator modules or module groups that articulate in place  
The present invention relates to photovoltaic power systems, photovoltaic concentrator modules, and related methods.
US20090065044 CONCENTRATOR-BASED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM BY PARALLIZING AND SPLITTING THE HIGH INTENSITY LIGHT  
The present invention is a high-intensity-light split-based photovoltaic system. More particularly, it is a photovoltaic system that utilizes the sunlight according to the frequency band via...