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US20130146126 Snow/ice dam bracket for solar panels  
A non-intrusive solar panel bracket for the prevention of the sudden displacement of large amounts of snow and ice from solar panels mounted on a pitched roof, the brackets selectively snap fit...
US20140290742 FRAME STRUCTURE AND SOLAR MODULE HAVING THE SAME  
A frame structure includes a first horizontal board, a second horizontal board, a first vertical board, a third horizontal board, a second vertical board, and at least one support element. The...
US20110120539 ON-WINDOW SOLAR-CELL HEAT-SPREADER  
An optoelectrical device, which may be a luminaire or a photovoltaic concentrator, has a transparent cover plate. A target with an optoelectrical transducer that produces waste heat in operation...
US20150162869 SOLAR CELL, MODULE, ARRAY, NETWORK, AND POWER GRID  
The present invention teaches a solar cell, a solar module, a solar array, a network of solar arrays, and also a solar power grid suitable for providing power for industrial, residential and...
US20150013767 FLOATING ANCHOR CURB MODULE  
A floating anchor curb includes a frame and a wrap member wrapped around the frame. The frame has an inner ballast volume partially filled with water. A tensioning element is disposed in or on the...
US20140144506 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...
US20150048776 Concentrator-Driven, Photovoltaic Power Generator  
A concentrator-driven, photovoltaic power generator system and method for capturing and transmitting electromagnetic radiation utilizing a reflector having a concave reflecting surface for...
US20130319524 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...
US20140102538 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...
US20130098446 Photovoltaic Roofing Elements and Roofs Using Them  
The present invention relates generally to photovoltaic devices, and more particularly to photovoltaic roofing products in which a photovoltaic element is joined to a roofing substrate. In one...
US20080041445 ENERGY CAPTURE SYSTEM  
A solar panel system is disclosed, wherein energy is captured by the solar panel system and stored for re-use in an energy storage device. The solar panel system facilitates a preservation of...
US20130247985 RESTRIPPABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC COATINGS  
Provided are methods for protecting a photovoltaic module, comprising applying a coating to the exterior sun-facing layer of the photovoltaic module, allowing the photovoltaic module to operate,...
US20120279567 Solar Energy System with Automatic Dehumidification of Electronics  
Methods and systems for photovoltaic power generation. Humidity control for the electronics in the power converter is provided by a dehumidifier which exploits the breathing of the electronics...
US20120234386 STRUCTURAL MEMBER TYPE PHOTOVOLTAIC CURTAIN WALL SYSTEM FOR HIGHER RELIABILITY AND SAFETY LEVEL OF SHIPS  
Disclosed is a structural member type photovoltaic curtain wall for improving safety and reliability of a ship, the structural member type photovoltaic curtain wall including: a frame functioning...
US20120273027 INSULATING ROOFING/SIDING  
A roofing/siding material may be formed of a foam material, typically a poly foam, that may formed to look like roofing or siding, but may have increased insulation and sound-proofing properties,...
US20130036909 BREATHING AND DESICCANT REGENERATING CYCLE FOR REDUCING CONDENSATION IN CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES  
A concentrator photovoltaic apparatus for controlling internal condensation includes a light receiving module including one or more photovoltaic cells in a waterproof enclosure, at least one...
US20120111393 INTEGRATED CARTRIDGE FOR ADHESIVE-MOUNTED PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES  
A photovoltaic module mounting cartridge has a frame structure for mounting a plurality of photovoltaic modules thereon, the frame structure having supports for engaging with and supporting an...
US20150101667 CONCENTRATOR FOR POLYCHROMATIC LIGHT  
One example of a solar voltaic concentrator has a primary Fresnel lens with multiple panels, each of which forms a Kohler integrator with a respective panel of a lenticular secondary lens. The...
US20130312811 NON-LATITUDE AND VERTICALLY MOUNTED SOLAR ENERGY CONCENTRATORS  
A solar-energy concentrator optimized for operating in a substantially vertical orientation and method for collecting sunlight with such concentrator. The concentrator includes a photovoltaic (PV)...
US20140332073 SOLAR MODULE HAVING UNIFORM LIGHT  
A solar module having uniform light for assembling on the top of a building to act as a roof is revealed. It comprises a transparent substrate, at least one solar chip, a hot melt adhesive film, a...
US20140130864 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...
US20120204927 Photovoltaic Shingle  
A photovoltaic shingle integrates a photovoltaic assembly within a roofing shingle. The shingle includes a first encapsulating material layer disposed on a substrate followed by the photovoltaic...
US20140090707 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.
US20130037107 ADHESIVE LAYER FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE  
A photovoltaic (PV) module comprising a pressure sensitive adhesive to attach solar cells and a dielectric layer to each other has been disclosed. The use of the pressure sensitive adhesive in the...
US20120174505 Shingle with Photovoltaic Element(s) and Array of Same Laid Up on a Roof  
A shingle having butt and tab portions is provided, wherein the tab portions are exposed when applied to a roof, and wherein active photovoltaic element(s) appear on portions only of the tab...
US20120160324 CONCENTRATING SOLAR MIRROR PANEL ASSEMBLY WITH CORRUGATED STIFFENER  
A concentrating solar mirror panel assembly having a reflective sheet with a reflective major surface and an opposing major surface and a corrugated stiffener having ridges and troughs each having...
US20120006405 PANEL-MOUNTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM WITH FRESNEL REFLECTOR  
A system comprises first and second Fresnel reflectors. Each of the Fresnel reflectors comprises a Fresnel surface with a focus, a radiating surface opposite the Fresnel surface, and a...
US20090126794 Photovoltaic Concentrator Module With Multifunction Frame  
The invention relates to a photovoltaic concentrator module with multifunction frame and also to a method for production thereof. The concentrator module has a lens—(1) and a base plate (2),...
US20090205711 USE OF PHOTOVOLTAICS FOR WASTE HEAT RECOVERY  
A device for recovering waste heat in the form of radiated light, e.g. red visible light and/or infrared light includes a housing having a viewing window, and a photovoltaic cell mounted in the...
US20120048368 Textured Micrometer Scale Templates as Light Managing Fabrication Platform for Organic Solar Cells  
A three-dimensional, microscale-textured, grating-shaped organic solar cell geometry. The solar cells are fabricated on gratings to give them a three-dimensional texture that provides enhanced...
US20050016581 Solar power generation system having cooling mechanism  
A solar power generation system having a solar cell provided therein and which is provided with a cooling mechanism, characterized in that the cooling mechanism has a cooling system for cooling...
US20130284267 FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL GENERATORS  
The invention relates to a flexible electrical generator comprising at least one photovoltaic device and a flexible support, wherein said photovoltaic device is attached to the flexible support...
US20120222722 WINDOW  
A window is provided, comprising at least one exterior layers, one or more photovoltaic (PV) cells configured to convert a first portion of solar radiation impinging on the window to electrical...
US20130081671 Sun Tracking Foldable Solar Umbrellas for Electricity and Hot Water Generation  
A lightweight, small volume and highly portable solar electricity collector. The collector may be configured as a solar umbrella made up of components that are able to fold up into a small package...
US20130160850 BLAZED GRATING FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONCENTRATION  
A solar concentrator having a photovoltaic cell in optical contact with a cover. A blazed grating is provided adjacent to and co-planar with the photovoltaic cell for preferentially diffracting...
US20110197949 SOLAR COLLECTOR  
This invention presents a trough-shaped solar collector. The solar collector includes a trough-shaped reflector for concentrating incoming solar rays upon a focal axis. The reflector includes a...
US20130112267 Reinforcing Members For Photovoltaic Modules  
A thin film photovoltaic module that is connectable to a terminal includes a first glass sheet defining a sun facing surface and a second glass sheet defining a back facing surface opposite the...
US20130074931 POLYMER INTERLAYERS COMPRISING EPOXIDIZED VEGETABLE OIL  
An interlayer comprised of a thermoplastic resin, varying amounts of an epoxidized vegetable oil, and, optionally, a conventional plasticizer. The use of a thermoplastic resin, an epoxidized...
US20120291850 CONCENTRATING SOLAR BATTERY, CONCENTRATING SOLAR BATTERY MODULE, CONCENTRATING SOLAR BATTERY SYSTEM, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONCENTRATING SOLAR BATTERY, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONCENTRATING SOLAR BATTERY MODULE  
A concentrating solar battery in which concentrated sunlight is guided to a solar battery cell, the concentrating solar battery including: a substrate on which the solar battery cell is mounted; a...
US20120042944 PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL WITH FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE AND OPTICAL PRISM LAYER  
A photovoltaic panel includes a flexible substrate, an optical prism layer, and a photoelectric layer disposed between the plastic flexible substrate and the optical prism layer. The optical prism...
US20140137941 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...
US20140373901 Optical Concentrator and Associated Photovoltaic Devices  
Disclosed is a transmissive optical concentrator comprising an elliptical collector aperture and a non-elliptical exit aperture, the concentrator being operable to concentrate radiation incident...
US20120174908 SOLAR COLLECTION SYSTEM AND SOLAR COLLECTOR THEREFOR  
A solar collection system is described that includes an elongate central truss angled upward from ground horizontal and mounted on a plurality of ground support legs, a collector subsystem mounted...
US20120186630 Photovoltaic Roofing Elements and Photovoltaic Roofing Systems  
The present invention relates generally to the photovoltaic generation of electrical energy. The present invention relates more particularly to photovoltaic arrays for use in photovoltaically...
US20110132431 OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH BYPASS DIODE  
Optoelectronic devices with bypass diodes are described. An optoelectronic device includes a bypass diode, a heat spreader unit disposed above, and extending over, the bypass diode, and a heat...
US20110017277 Concentration photovoltaic and heating apparatus  
A concentration photovoltaic and heating apparatus including a printed circuit board (PCB), a power generating module, a heat conducting plate and a heat conducting pipe is provided. The power...
US20120006404 SOLAR CELL ASSEMBLY WITH DIFFRACTION GRATINGS  
A solar cell structure using either a dye-sensitized or organic absorber is provided with a diffraction grating on at least one side to enhance the travel of first order diffraction components...
US20050051208 System for transferring heat in a thermoelectric generator system  
Disclosed herein are thermoelectric generator systems dissipating into a foundational element. Detailed information on various example embodiments of the inventions are provided in the Detailed...
US20110120554 ULTRA-LOW REFLECTANCE BROADBAND OMNI-DIRECTIONAL ANTI-REFLECTION COATING  
An anti-reflection coating has an average total reflectance of less than 10%, for example less than 5.9% such as from 4.9% to 5.9%, over a spectrum of wavelengths of 400-1100 nm and a range of...
US20150075615 BACK SHEET FOR SOLAR BATTERY MODULE, PRODUCTION METHOD OF BACK SHEET FOR SOLAR BATTERY MODULE, AND SOLAR BATTERY MODULE  
A back sheet for a solar battery module that is less likely to cause a rise in temperature by irradiation with rays of the sun even though displaying a black color in appearance, and is less...