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9038386 Thermal vector system for solar concentration power plant  
The present invention relates to a thermal vector system for solar concentration plants, in particular for parabolic trough solar concentration plants, both for industrial and domestic use,...
9027546 Improvements for solar collector receiver tubes  
A solar collector receiver tube containing an improved getter system is described. The solar collector receiver tube has a base, pills of getter material that are uniform in height, and a...
8978640 Superheated steam solar receiver  
Superheated steam tower receiver with a well-defined configuration that benefits the transfer of heat between the surface of the component and the working fluid. Composed of at least four...
8944046 Apparatus and method for solar energy collection and conversion  
The present invention relates to a solar energy collector (18) including an outer casing (20) having at least one aperture (22) disposed therein and an absorber (24) disposed within the outer...
8915241 Solar radiation collection system and method  
The invention relates to a radiant energy powered water heating methods and apparatus, particularly, to the open-loop solar radiation collection systems. At least one nozzle is directed against a...
8910624 Solar collector, collector element, building roof, building, and solar energy recovery system  
The invention relates to a solar collector (1) comprising a collector element plane comprising a set of parallel metallic collector elements (2) for collecting solar energy. The collector element...
8893710 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...
8857425 Solar lens water heating system  
A solar water heating system, including: (a) a solar heating collector, having: (i) an array of convex lenses; (ii) a panel disposed below the array of convex lenses, wherein the array of convex...
8789523 Solar-thermal panel and receiver  
Embodiments provide a solar-thermal receiver comprising: (a) a light-absorbing panel comprising: (i) a light-absorbing outer surface; and (ii) an inner volume configured to admit the flow of heat...
8776780 Attic ventilation and heat recovery device for warming swimming pools  
A machine that improves the management of thermal energy for a residence or other building by serving as both a swimming pool 26 water heater and an attic space 22 ventilator. The heating of air...
8757143 Solar powered furnace and furnace array  
In some examples, a first solar powered furnace may be fluidically coupled to a second solar powered furnace by an array interconnect, which may include a first receiver, a second receiver, and an...
8748731 Concentrating solar power with glasshouses  
A protective transparent enclosure (such as a glasshouse or a greenhouse) encloses a concentrated solar power system (e.g. a thermal and/or a photovoltaic system). The concentrated solar power...
8650877 Solar panels that generate electricity and extract heat: system and method  
The present invention is a solar panel that generates electricity and extracts heat. A set of such panels may be assembled into a blind. The blind may have a frame that can be retrofit on an...
8590528 Solar collector system  
A solar collector system is for support in a building opening to furnish heated air to the interior of the building. The solar collector system includes a collector shell supported at the opening...
8573195 Smart device for absorbing solar energy and controling sunlight admission  
The present invention provides a process for absorbing solar energy and, simultaneously having a continuous control of the light admission making it possible to install the device in external...
8555871 Radiation-selective absorber coating and absorber tube with said radiation-selective absorber coating  
The radiation-selective absorber coating for absorber tubes of parabolic trough collectors includes two or more barrier layers (24a, 24b); an infrared reflective layer (21) on the barrier layers...
8490618 Solar receiver  
A solar energy conversion system may include a receiver with a first heat transfer fluid channel having at least two opposite sides. Each side may present an external surface facing in a direction...
8474445 Concentrating solar energy device  
A concentrating solar energy device for use in buildings is configured to share structural elements with a building for cost savings. The device incorporates a shallow cylindrical trough mirror...
8459248 Solar fluid heating and cooling system  
A solar water heating and cooling system including a solar energy collection assembly having a heat absorbing element, a heat exchanger and a shield. The system also includes a cooling assembly,...
8430092 Panel support system for solar boilers  
A boiler for a solar receiver includes a panel support structure. A boiler stay is operatively connected to the panel support structure. A panel stay is slideably engaged to the boiler stay. A...
8365720 Solar concentration plant for the production of superheated steam  
A solar concentration plant which uses water/steam as a fluid, in any thermodynamic cycle for the exploitation of process heat, comprising an evaporation subsystem, where saturated steam is...
8333185 Solar fluid heater and applications for the same  
This invention provides a solar fluid heating assembly that generally increases efficiency by reflecting the sun's energy onto heat generating surfaces that face away from the sun. It also...
8316841 Energy transmitting panel, for invisible incorporation into a building and a cassette comprising such panel  
An energy transmitting solar panel (12, 22, 32, 42, 52, 62) intended for invisible incorporation into a building, a part or component thereof, behind and in thermal contact with a climate shield...
8307820 Systems and methods of generating energy from solar radiation  
A solar reflector assembly is provided for generating energy from solar radiation. The solar reflector assembly is configured to be deployed on a supporting body of liquid and to reflect solar...
8127758 Solar-thermal fluid heating for aerospace platforms  
An aerospace platform includes a structure having a cavity and a light-transmissive portion that exposes the cavity to sunlight. The aerospace platform further includes a fluid heating system. The...
8122879 Roof mounted solar collector devices with connection piping movable from protected to installation position  
A solar collector device for mounting on the outside of a support structure and including a fluid circuit for receiving a fluid for heating by solar radiation, the device further comprising a...
7931019 Self-powered pump for heated liquid, fluid heating and storage tank and fluid heating system employing same  
A self-powered pump for heated liquid is provided. The pump includes an airtight container for containing the heated liquid. A heated liquid inlet pipe extends upwardly into the container such...
7913684 Solar heat transfer system (HTPL), high temperature pressurized loop  
Delivering heat from modem high temperature solar collectors to hot water storage tanks is more effectively done using unpressurized when cold, self-pressurized on heat up, automatic air...
7896000 Integrated thermal and photovoltaic solar collector and method for operation and mounting an array of solar collectors  
An integrated, modular solar collector comprising an array of solar collection devices, wherein the array of solar collection devices is mounted in a frame providing for air flow, piping and/or...
7882832 Solar pump systems and related methods  
Various embodiments of a fluid displacement system are disclosed. The system may include a reservoir containing a fluid in a liquid state and a first chamber hydraulically connected to the...
7856974 Solar chimney with internal solar collector  
A solar chimney includes a solar collector which heats air in the chimney, producing updrafts which can be harnessed to perform useful work. The solar collector may be located inside or outside...
7798140 Adaptive self pumping solar hot water heating system with overheat protection  
Solar collectors heat and self pump heat transfer fluid at reduced system pressure without mechanical intervention for heat exchange with hot water in a storage tank. Slugs of hot fluid are pumped...
7766007 Solar energy collector  
A solar collecting apparatus for collecting solar energy in a heat transfer fluid includes an upper header member, a lower header member, and a plurality of collector tubes, each collector tube...
7753048 Solar air conditioning device  
A solar air conditioning device (100) comprises a solar collector assembly (30), an inlet assembly (10) at an entrance of the solar collector assembly, and an outlet assembly (50) at an exit of...
7669592 Solar power plant  
A collector for solar energy is disclosed having a closed hollow partially spherical container with a window for permitting solar energy to enter the container. The container has a reflective...
7665459 Enclosed solar collector  
A solar collector includes a plurality of elongated parabolic reflectors mounted within a glass-topped enclosure for pivotal movement such that each reflector is incrementally pivoted throughout...
7661422 Solar air conditioning device  
A solar air conditioning device (100) comprises a solar collector assembly (30), an inlet assembly (10) at an entrance of the solar collector assembly, and an outlet assembly (50) at an exit of...
7549418 Method and device for capture, storage and recirculation of heat energy  
A heat generation and storage device supplements building heating and hot water systems. A roof cap including an air passage is connected to air outlets disposed within the roof structure of a...
7484507 Method and apparatus for mounting an array of solar collectors  
An integrated, modular solar collector comprising an array of solar collection devices, wherein the array of solar collection devices is mounted in a frame providing for air flow between the devices.
7055519 Solar collector and method  
An apparatus and method for collecting solar energy are provided. The apparatus is a trough-type solar collector having one or more mirrors and lenses for directing solar radiation toward a...
6922908 Vegetable product drying  
A dryer is constructed and arranged to dry vegetable product, such as coffee beans. The dryer includes a thermal collector that is constructed and arranged to convert solar energy to heat energy,...
6857425 Solar energy collector system  
A solar energy collector system for reducing heating, air conditioning and power consumption of a building structure. The solar energy collector system includes a housing structure, a collector...
6837236 Solar energy conversion system  
A solar-powered fluid heating system, having a thermal collector, a unitary water conducting assembly, and heat retention and efficiency components that are all included in a framework so as to...
6827082 Reaction chamber with a protected surface  
A reaction chamber has a surface to be protected and a longitudinal axis transverse to this surface. For the protection of the surface, a method is used comprising introducing a primary flow of...
6712069 Solar energy collection and storage system  
A solar energy collection and storage system uses the radiation from the sun to heat a liquid in a collector and uses an enclosure with a vacuum to contain the collector, pump, pipes and storage...
6630622 Combined solar electric power and liquid heat transfer collector panel  
An apparatus for converting solar energy to thermal and electrical energy including a photovoltaic grid for converting the concentrated solar energy into electrical energy mounted on a copper...
6568386 Solar heat harnessing system  
The present invention was achieved in order to provide a solar thermal system, wherein using a small amount of water as a medium, solar thermal energy can be largely and efficiently collected as...
6494200 Device for transferring heat between a panel heated by solar radiation and a wall  
A device for transferring heat between a panel heated by solar radiation and a wall surface, including an insulating plate mounted parallel between the panel and the wall surface, to define a...
6472593 Hybrid roof covering element  
A hybrid roof covering element, which suitable for simultaneously heating a medium and generating electricity, and which comprises a single or multiple transparent layer, a flexible thin film...
6407328 Photovoltaic device  
A photovoltaic device for converting radiation energy into electric power, includes a front side exposed to radiation from a radiation source, a backside; and a cooling unit having a liquid...

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