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8048706 Ablative scribing of solar cell structures  
Provided herein are improved methods of laser scribing photovoltaic structures to form monolithically integrated photovoltaic modules. The methods involve forming P1, P2 or P3 scribes by an...
8049099 Solar cell and solar cell module including the same  
Provided is a solar cell in which a linear n finger electrode and a linear p finger electrode are alternately arranged on a projection plane parallel to a main surface of a substrate, and which is...
8044296 Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same  
A photovoltaic device uses a single crystal or polycrystalline semiconductor layer which is separated from a single crystal or polycrystalline semiconductor substrate as a photoelectric conversion...
8039733 Construction method of solar battery modules  
A construction method of solar battery modules by which solar battery modules are fixed using a fixing member, including: connecting a first frame body of a solar battery module between a pedestal...
8039732 Solar energy trap  
A solar energy trap (10) includes a chamber (11) having inlet post (12), such that solar energy (13) entering the chamber (11) through the inlet port (12) is absorbed and reflected within the...
8035027 Solar module structures and assembly methods for pyramidal three-dimensional thin-film solar cells  
Solar module structures and methods for assembling solar module structures. The solar module structures comprise pyramidal three-dimensional thin-film solar cells arranged in solar module...
8030569 Light receiving or light emitting semiconductor module  
Multiple semiconductor elements in a semiconductor module in which multiple spherical light receiving or emitting semiconductor elements are installed can easily be retrieved, reused, or repaired....
8030119 Integrated method and system for manufacturing monolithic panels of crystalline solar cells  
A method for fabricating a photovoltaic (PV) cell panel wherein all PV cells are formed simultaneously on a two-dimensional array of monocrystalline silicon mother wafers affixed to a susceptor is...
8023266 AC photovoltaic module and inverter assembly  
An AC photovoltaic module includes a DC photovoltaic module for converting solar energy to DC electrical power, and an inverter for converting DC electrical power to AC electrical power, the...
8013239 Electrode for photovoltaic cells, photovoltaic cell and photovoltaic module  
An electrode for contacting an electrically conductive surface of a photovoltaic element includes an electrically insulating optically transparent film, an adhesive layer provided on a planar...
8013237 Integrated photovoltaic modular panel for a curtain wall glass  
An integrated photovoltaic modular panel for a curtain wall glass is used to build integrated photovoltaic material. This invention provides standardized photovoltaic units, so that electrodes in a...
8007306 Electrical connection system  
An electrical connection system 200 comprises a rail 202 and a plurality of electrically conducting posts 204 fixed to the rail 202. The rail 202 is in the form of a tube or rod provided with...
8003882 Methods and systems for asphalt roof integrated photovoltaic modules  
Methods and systems for photovoltaic roofing systems are provided. The system includes a back sheet including a length, L, a width, W, and a thickness, T, the back sheet including an overlap...
8003885 Connection box for solar panel  
A box for connecting a ribbon output conductor of a solar panel with a feed cable has a base mountable on the solar panel and formed with a first hole for the ribbon output conductor and a second...
7999175 Interdigitated back contact silicon solar cells with laser ablated grooves  
Interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells are produced by depositing spaced-apart parallel pads of a first dopant bearing material (e.g., boron) on a substrate, heating the substrate to both...
7999173 Dust removal from solar cells  
A solar panel cleaning device includes a solar panel having a plurality of photovoltaic cells arranged in rows and embedded in the solar panel with space between the rows. A transparent dielectric...
7994417 Optimal cell selection for series connection in Cassegrain PV module  
A solar PV panel has an array of primary mirrors that collects and reflects solar radiation toward an array of dichroic secondary elements. The dichroic secondary elements reflect near-visible...
7994418 Monolithically connected photovoltaic devices on flexible substrates  
A method of monolithically interconnecting electrical devices that isolates and interconnects the contacts of neighboring electrical devices such as thin film PV cells, without damaging the...
7989729 Detecting and repairing defects of photovoltaic devices  
An apparatus for both detecting and repairing a shunt defect in a solar cell substrate. A shunt detection module detects the shunt defect in the substrate, using at least one of lock-in...
7991511 Method and system for selecting between centralized and distributed maximum power point tracking in an energy generating system  
A method for selecting between centralized and distributed maximum power point tracking in an energy generating system is provided. The energy generating system includes a plurality of energy...
7985920 Solar concentrator with self-tracking receiver  
Solar collection systems are provided herein that includes a mobile, self-tracking receiver support member which is suspended from a support beam spanning the two sides of an immobile solar trough...
7982127 Thin film solar cell module of see-through type  
A thin film solar cell module of see-through type and method of fabricating the same is provided. The method includes forming scribe lines in two directions in a first electrode material layer...
7977567 Photovoltaic module and the use thereof  
The present invention relates to a photovoltaic module, comprising at least two component cell groups (SCA) which are connected to each other and disposed on an electrically insulating basic body,...
7977569 Dye sensitized solar cell module and manufacturing method thereof  
A solar cell module is provided with a plurality of dye sensitized solar cells arranged on a plane and connected in series with an intercell region interposed therebetween. A first transparent...
7972177 Slide clip  
These objects are attained by a box for connecting an output conductor of a solar panel with a feed cable and that has a flat base mountable on the solar panel and having a first opening for the...
7968789 Method and apparatus for eye-safe transmittal of electrical power in vehicles using white light via plastic optical fiber  
An apparatus for transmitting wide spectrum white light having a plurality of plastic optical fibers. The apparatus includes a sheath housing the plurality of fibers. An apparatus for providing...
7963802 External electrical connectors for solar modules  
Provided are low profile, water-resistant and touch safe safe electrical connectors for solar modules. According to various embodiments, the electrical connectors include a low-profile conductive...
7964787 Hybrid solar power generator  
A hybrid means for producing and storing power derived from a photovoltaic source through pneumatic, mechanical and chemical means utilizing pressure tanks, air turbines and batteries. To regulate...
7964786 Solar battery module, installation structure for solar battery module, roof with power generating function of the installation structure, and method of installing solar battery module  
A solar battery module capable of assuring the fluid-tight structure of the roof panels adjacent to each other in lateral direction, realizing a weathering between the modules, eliminating a...
7963074 Fixing device for photovoltaic modules on sloping roofs  
A fixing device for fixing a photovoltaic module on a sloping roof having a roof structure and a roof covering with individual roof covering elements includes a roof-side connecting piece...
7960650 Connection box for solar panel  
A box for connecting an output conductor from a solar panel with a feed cable has a base mountable on the solar panel and formed with a first hole for the panel-output conductor and a second hole...
7960643 Isolated metallic flexible back sheet for solar module encapsulation  
Provided are novel back sheets for solar module encapsulation. According to various embodiments, the back sheets are ungrounded and flexible. In certain embodiments, the back sheets include an...
7960642 CIS based thin-film photovoltaic module and process for producing the same  
A photovoltaic module having long-term durability is obtained at low cost. A CIS based thin-film photovoltaic module 1 is obtained by bonding a cover glass 4 comprising, e.g., a semi-tempered white...
7956337 Scribe process monitoring methodology  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a computer-implemented method for tuning laser scribe parameters during the fabrication of a solar module. The method includes analyzing the...
7955490 Process for preparing sodium hydroxide, chlorine and hydrogen from aqueous salt solution using solar energy  
A process for the production of sodium hydroxide, hydrogen gas and chlorine gas which comprises (1) forming an aqueous solution of sodium chloride,(2) placing the sodium chloride solution in a cell...
7956279 Solar cell module and solar cell array  
A reliable solar cell module is provided whereby the liquid is less likely to stay thereon, thus dirt is less likely to occur on the light receiving surface of the solar cell module even in a...
7952017 Multifocal light concentrator for a device for the conversion of radiation, and in particular for the conversion of solar radiation into electrical, thermal or chemical energy  
A light concentrator is described, for a device for the conversion of solar radiation into electrical, thermal or chemical energy, capable of conveying the radiation towards a surface of the...
7952018 Stacked photovoltaic apparatus  
A stacked photovoltaic apparatus capable of improving the output characteristics is provided. This stacked photovoltaic apparatus comprises a second power generation unit including a second...
7952016 Photovoltaic module comprising a terminal box attached to the rear surface  
This invention provides a photovoltaic module for preventing insulation failure between an outer frame and connection leads. The photovoltaic module comprises: a photovoltaic submodule including a...
7952019 Electrochemical cell structure and method of fabrication  
An electrochemical cell and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The electrochemical cell comprises a first conductive layer; a metal oxide layer formed on the first conductive layer,...
7943845 Solar cells encapsulated with poly(vinyl butyral)  
A solar cell pre-laminate assembly comprising (i) a solar cell component comprising one or a plurality of solar cells and having a light-receiving side and a back side, and (ii) stiff poly(vinyl...
7939746 Solar panels for receiving scattered light  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to solar panels to generate electrical energy. In particular, solar panels configured to efficiently receive scattered light are disclosed.
7939754 Connection box for solar panel  
A box for connecting an output conductor of a solar panel with a feed cable has a base mountable on the solar panel and having a generally planar floor from whose outer periphery a side wall...
7932465 Photoelectric electrodes capable of absorbing light energy, fabrication methods, and applications thereof  
A photoelectric electrode capable of absorbing light energy is provided. The photoelectric electrode at least includes a conductive substrate, one or more semiconductor particle-containing film...
7932404 2,2-bipyridine ligand, sensitizing dye and dye sensitized solar cell  
A dye sensitized solar cell, comprising a-heteroleptic polypyridil complex of Ru, Os or Fe. The donating ligand has an extended conjugated n-system increasing the light absorbance and keeing the...
7928314 Terminal box for a solar battery module and a method for producing such a terminal box  
A terminal box for a solar battery module is provided with a plurality of terminal plates (30) juxtaposed in a box main body (10) and connectable with positive and negative electrodes of the solar...
7928315 Terminal box for a solar cell panel  
A means for effectively preventing the temperature rise of the diode when the bypass diode is operating in a terminal box for a crystalline silicon solar cell panel is provided. The present...
7928316 Solar concentrator backpan  
The present invention is a contoured backpan for a solar concentrator array. The backpan has depressions integrally formed in its bottom surface for seating solar concentrator modules. The...
7923625 Stacked photovoltaic device and method of manufacturing the same  
A back metal electrode, a bottom cell using microcrystalline silicon for a photoelectric conversion layer, a front cell using amorphous silicon for a photoelectric conversion layer, and a...
7923624 Solar concentrator system  
A solar energy concentrator system includes a supporting structure and a plurality of solar modules coupled to the supporting structure. Each module of the plurality of solar modules includes a...