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US20110061643 SOLAR ENERGY POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A solar energy power generation system generates AC electrical power from solar radiation through the use of parabolic troughs to capture the energy and a fluid turbine to convert the solar energy...
US20120298180 SOLAR CANOPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A solar canopy system includes support towers and an upper canopy suspended therefrom, the upper canopy forming a catenary shape. A method of generating electricity includes deploying mirrors upon...
US20110284055 CONCENTRATING SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTOR  
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity, heat, or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein.
US20120085340 MINI SOLAR ISLANDS FOR HOUSEHOLD NEEDS  
An improved concentrated solar power collector, includes a frame intended to be mounted rotatable to a stand surface, according to a first axis perpendicular to the stand surface,at least one...
US20150168019 SOLAR TRACKING CONCENTRATOR  
The present invention relates to a solar tracking concentrator comprising: an east-west tracking means for tracking the movement of the sun in the east-west direction from the upper part of a base...
US20120073564 AUTO-FOCUSING DEVICE FOR SOLAR HEAT ENERGY POWER GENERATORS AND POWER GENERATOR CLUSTER  
An auto-focusing device for solar heat energy power generators includes a stationary heating unit for absorbing solar energy to make works, a lens unit including a lens and a frame, a first...
US20090211566 Tracking System for Wave Sources  
A tracking system for wave sources comprises a fixed panel (1) for the support of at least one receiving element (2) of incoming waves, which can be oriented with respect to the panel (1).
US20100319678 HYBRID SOLAR HEAT POWER GENERATION DEVICE  
Lower heat-collection efficiency and a much smaller amount of solar heat may result from the providing of only a single receiver on a supporting post to collect lights coming from both heliostats...
US20110088685 SOLAR DISH COLLECTOR SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A solar dish collector system includes a solar dish collector panel for reflecting sunlight, and a conduit adjacent the solar dish collector panel. The conduit includes a supply tube to provide...
US20110023865 Horizontal Solar Tracker Apparatus  
A horizontal solar tracker is provided for solar tracker and solar moduli. The horizontal solar tracker uses a truss device to enhance bending moment endurance. The truss device has good stress...
US20080210220 SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION AND STORAGE SYSTEM  
A solar energy system including a plurality of solar panels mounted at an angle on a flotation device floating on a body of water is provided. A mechanism rotates the flotation device to...
US20090241937 Sunshine tracker  
A machine for tracking the sun's movement and concentrating sunlight consists of a main Frame which pivots in the north and south direction on a base having conduit for a heat medium (a liquid...
US20090320826 Mounting frame for supporting sheet-type solar panels  
The invention relates to a mounting frame for supporting sheet-type solar panels (12) comprising, fitted substantially vertically for anchoring by its lower end (13a) in the ground or by a fixed...
US20100031952 CAMERA-BASED HELIOSTAT CALIBRATION WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHT SOURCES  
Systems and methods of calibrating heliostat parameters for subsequent open-loop sun-tracking, the calibration based on driving artificial light source reflections from one or more heliostats into...
US20080178867 Solid-state sun tracker  
This invention deals with the general topic of adaptive non-imaging tracking of the sun. A transmission-mode electro-optical system is presented for solar energy tracking and collection. The scale...
US20110259319 Solar Energy Absorber  
It aims to provide a solar heat collecting apparatus that can efficiently collect energy from solar light. The solar heat collecting apparatus comprises an opened container part 22 that...
US20100295306 SYSTEM FOR CONVERTING SOLAR RADIATION INTO ELECTRICITY  
A system is provided for converting thermal energy derived from a solar field into electricity. The system is adapted to operate in accordance with at least two modes of operation, depending upon...
US20070034205 Solar parabolic trough, receiver, tracker and drive system  
This invention integrates the receiver as a support with improved performance and rigidity and eliminates moving fluidic components that increase the units overall reliability and lowers...
US20090205636 SOLAR POWER COLLECTORS  
The present invention provides a solar power collector for harnessing the thermal energy of the sun, comprising: a collection system comprising a cone shaped to reflect sunlight to a target where...
US20100059043 Solar Tracking Device and Method for High-Effective Concentration Photovoltaic  
Provided is a high-effective concentration photovoltaic solar tracking device and method; and, more particularly, to a concentration photovoltaic solar tracking device and method, which maximize...
US20090151712 APPARATUS FOR TRACKING SOLAR RADIATION  
The tracking apparatus (2) comprises a frame (4) mounted on a rigid stand that is orientated such that the longitudinal axis (6) of the frame is at an angle above horizontal. The frame (4)...
US20090229264 SOLAR POWER GENERATION WITH MULTIPLE ENERGY CONVERSION MODES  
A multi-mode solar power generation system can include a first energy conversion system that generates electricity from a working fluid heated by a portion of solar radiation focused by a...
US20070227574 Tracking solar power system  
A tracking solar power system is disclosed. The tracking solar power system includes: a solar power substructure and a platform having a first degree of freedom. The solar power substructure is...
US20100065039 SUN TRACING DEVICE  
A sun tracing device includes a power unit having an elevating element, a supporting plate carrying a photoelectric transformation unit, and an adjusting unit coupled to the power unit and the...
US20070283949 Solar radiation modular collector  
The invention relates to the field of solar radiation collectors intended to convert energy of solar radiation into thermal energy, specifically, to the solar radiation collectors constructed as...
US20130047609 Solar Tower System With Carousel Heliostats  
A solar tower system including an array of individually controlled carousel-type heliostats, where each heliostat includes a rotatable D-shaped carousel, a mirror array including horizontal,...
US20110146661 SOLAR MODULE ARRANGEMENT AND ROOF ARRANGEMENT  
A solar module arrangement for, in particular, solar-thermal and/or photovoltaic energy production, comprising at least three solar module elements (2) which are arranged in a substantially...
US20120192857 Heliostat Assignment in a Multi-Tower Field  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on one or more computer storage devices, for collecting solar energy using heliostats arranged about a collection of solar...
US20130092152 Adjusting Device of Solar Tracker for Testing Off-axis Beam Damage of A Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) Module  
An adjusting device is provided for solar tracker. The adjusting device is used for testing off-axis beam damage of a CPV module. A universal transmission unit is comprised for adjustment. Thus, a...
US20110114078 Focused solar energy collection system to increase efficiency and decrease cost  
An efficient and cost effective system for the collection, concentration, and delivery of disperse solar energy to a central location for use in electrical power generation. The system includes a...
US20120042868 SOLAR TRACKING SKYLIGHT SYSTEM FOR ILLUMINATION  
The present invention provides a solar tracking skylight system for illumination, primarily including a light guide, a solar tracking controller, a two-axis tracking mechanism, an energy converter...
US20090235920 Light tracking sensor and sunlight tracking system thereof  
A light tracking sensor and a sunlight tracking system including the same, the light tracking sensor comprises two or more light tunnel devices. One end of the respective light tunnel devices form...
US20110168160 SOLAR ENERGY CONCENTRATOR-COLLECTOR DEVICE  
The invention relates to a solar energy concentrator-collector device including a stationary reflector-concentrator with reflector-concentrator modules joined to a stationary structure forming a...
US20100192940 Sun Following Sensor Unit And A Sun Following Apparatus Having The Same Therewith  
The present invention relates to a sun tracking sensor unit and a sun tracking apparatus having the same. There is provided a sun tracking apparatus, which comprises a sun tracking sensor unit 10...
US20080308090 Solar Concentrator  
A window unit comprising at least one transparent pane, a frame 130 around the perimeter of the at least one transparent pane, at least one rotatable linear concave mirror 110 extending at least...
US20140150845 SOLAR TRACKING APPARATUS AND FIELD ARRANGEMENTS THEREOF  
A solar tracker assembly for mounting one or more solar tracking units, which can be adapted for use with various solar energy modules such as photovoltaic modules and heliostat mirrors, is...
US20100018519 FAULT MONITORING BASED ON SOLAR TRACKING ERROR  
A system may include determination of solar tracking error associated with a solar collector, and determination of a fault associated with the solar collector based on the determined solar...
US20100006088 Tracking Concentrator Employing Inverted Off-Axis Optics and Method  
Solar concentrators are arranged in an array to define an input aperture such that the solar collector is positionable to face the input aperture of the concentrators skyward. An input axis of...
US20110088684 Solar Energy Concentrator  
The invention discloses a solar concentrator that offers a low-cost option dimensioned for supplying energy to a household. The rays of the sun are reflected and concentrated to a point focus by a...
US20100059042 SOLAR TRACKING AND CONCENTRATION DEVICE  
A solar tracking and concentration device, including a reflecting unit, a receiving unit, a controlling device, and a plurality of photo sensors, is provided. The receiving unit is used to receive...
US20090314279 Solar tracking sensor array  
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for solar tracking. The solar tracking sensor array and method so disclosed can be used with any device that requires a specific orientation...
US20110048403 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF TRACKING SOLAR RADIATION  
A solar tracking sensor and methods of tracking the sun. In one embodiment, the solar tracking sensor includes a housing, an inclinometer to output a signal indicative of the angle of the housing...
US20100163014 HIGH GROUND COVER RATIO SOLAR COLLECTION SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, a solar energy collection system that includes an array of collectors to track movements of the sun, each collector having a plurality of reflector panels, a support structure...
US20090249787 Method for controlling the alignment of a heliostat with respect to a receiver, heliostat device and solar power plant  
A method is provided for controlling the alignment of a heliostat with respect to a receiver, wherein an image sensor device is arranged on a mirror device of the heliostat, wherein the heliostat...
US20140116422 SOLAR CONCENTRATING SYSTEM  
A solar concentrating system includes a heliostat having an actuator that adjusts a reflecting direction of a mirror reflector. An anemometer measures wind direction and wind speed. A controller...
US20100154780 Grid Support System for a Tracker-Mounted Solar Panel Array for Rooftop Applications  
A grid support system for tracker-mounted solar panel array for rooftop applications includes a base frame having a plurality of interconnected lateral members which define a generally planar area...
US20130228210 Low Cost High Efficiency Solar Concentrator With Tracking Receivers  
One embodiment of the invention relates to a light concentrator apparatus including a reflector with an open substantially hemispherical reflecting surface characterized by a radius R, and an...
US20110000543 SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTION AND CONVERSION SYSTEM  
A solar energy collection and conversion system includes at least one mirror array, with each array including a multiplicity of mirrors, and each array of mirrors reflecting incident sunlight onto...
US20100212653 Field Level Tracker Controller  
The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for improving the total power output from a field of solar energy systems. The invention provides a field level tracker controller...
US20100018567 Solar power generating system employing a solar battery  
A solar power generating system employing a solar battery includes a two-dimensional reflector comprising a holder and a sheet-like first solar battery held on the holder. The sheet forms a...

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