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US20090255527 SOLAR-POWERED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING UTILITIES  
A solar-powered system and method for producing a utility, such as electricity, hot water, and/or potable water is disclosed. The system may be configured to produce the utilities alone or in...
US20140305490 Solar energy harvesting  
An solar energy harvester and method for controlling the solar energy harvester, in which an insolation collector is formed of one or more elements each having two opposite major sides, a first...
US20150096551 Solar Thermal Lamps and Globes for Heating Water in a Water Tank  
A solar thermal lamp used for heating water inside a tank. The thermal lamp includes a transparent glass bulb with a threaded male coupling for attaching to a female coupling in the tank. The lamp...
US20120210999 SOLAR HEATING SYSTEM FOR A HOT WATER HEATER  
A solar heating system for a hot water heater. The system has at least one solar heating unit that heats water contained therein and is fluidly connected to a water storage tank. The water storage...
US20140034042 TROUGH SOLAR COLLECTOR MODULE  
A concentrating solar collector module includes improvements in performance and assemblability. In one configuration, the module includes a reflector having a reflective front surface shaped to...
US20100326425 Dish reflector concentrator structure  
In a reflector dish, a small quantity of elongate mirror-surfaced reflector panels are structurally integrated with a support framework that is configured to enable convenient shipping and on-site...
US20110056484 SELF-ERECTING GIMBAL MOUNTED SOLAR RADIATION COLLECTORS  
A solar radiation collector system may includes a gimbal with a rim that supports a solar radiation concentrator or collector assembly passing through the plane of the rim, and foundation...
US20130092155 FOCAL DISPLAY PANEL FOR VISUAL OPTIMIZATION OF SOLAR COLLECTION  
A focal display panel is situated in a parabolic solar energy collection array having reflective surfaces and a tube containing a working fluid to be heated. The panel comprises a target area to...
US20120090323 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...
US20150083112 HELIOSTAT DRIVE-STRUCTURE MECHANICAL INTERFACE  
A mechanical interface between the drive and support structure of a heliostat assembly for use in concentrated solar power applications. The heliostat drive is mounted to the support structure by...
US20110108019 HELIOSTAT JOINT  
A heliostat includes a joint with a range of motion in both elevation and azimuth of more than 90 degrees.
US20140216440 TRACKER SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR SOLAR SENSOR  
Tracker support system (1) for solar sensor comprising:—a fixed structure (2) for anchoring to the ground exhibiting several anchoring points (21) defining an anchoring plane and separated from...
US20110100354 NON-ELECTRICALLY-POWERED SUN-TRACKING SOLAR SYSTEM  
A non-electrically-powered sun-tracking solar system has a shaft, a solar panel, two roll drivers, a roll transmitter, two pitch drivers and a pitch transmitter. The shaft has a lower shank and an...
US20110162637 LIGHTWEIGHT LOW-COST SOLAR CONCENTRATOR  
Disclosed is a Lightweight low-cost solar concentrator comprising two sheets which are connected or sealed to each other on their outer periphery to define a gasproof chamber which is inflated...
US20140174503 ENERGY CONVERTOR/CONCENTRATOR SYSTEM  
The invention relates to an energy convertor/concentrator system (4) for directly converting solar energy into electric and/or thermal energy, containing at least one energy convertor. The aim of...
US20120006317 Solar Tracker  
A free-standing solar tracker comprises a base, a support frame, a panel assembly comprising one or more solar panels, and an actuator to rotate the panel assembly to track the movement of the...
US20130220305 CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER WITH GLASSHOUSES  
A protective transparent enclosure (such as a glasshouse or a greenhouse) encloses a concentrated solar power system. The concentrated solar power system includes one or more solar concentrators...
US20130220304 CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER WITH GLASSHOUSES  
A protective transparent enclosure (such as a glasshouse or a greenhouse) encloses a concentrated solar power system. The concentrated solar power system includes one or more solar concentrators...
US20130192585 CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER WITH GLASSHOUSES  
A protective transparent enclosure (such as a glasshouse or a greenhouse) encloses a concentrated solar power system. The concentrated solar power system includes one or more solar concentrators...
US20140251307 Tilt-able planar reflectors to heat a solar smelter's thermal mass  
A tilt-able-central-planar-reflector, a tilt-able-auxiliary-left-planar-reflector, and a tilt-able-auxiliary-right-planar-reflector are hingely attached to a solar-absorbing-thermal-mass. The...
US20100223807 Solar And Electric Energy Dryers  
Solar and electric energy dryers use the sun as a main energy-generating product, and electric power as an additional energy-generating product. Dryer has a single pipe system of fluidity of...
US20110203573 Solar Collector  
The invention relates to a solar collector. The collector has a heat regulating medium which defines a cavity therein. An aperture communicates with the cavity so as to allow solar energy incident...
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...
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.
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.
US20120186251 SOLAR POWER PLANT  
The present invention provides a novel solar steam generator comprising solar steam boiler compartment carrying water surrounding an internal superheater compartment. The boiler compartment is...
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...
US20130112189 SOLAR STEAM GENERATION  
Systems and methods for solar steam generation are described. The systems and methods include moving at least one frame mounted optical focusing lens to track the sun in two axes and disposing a...
US20130042903 SOLAR ENERGY GENERATOR  
An auto-tracking sun solar energy power generator. The power generator includes an eight-diagram-shaped photovoltaic power generator of 8.8 multiples, an eight-diagram-shaped thermal energy...
US20120266865 Solar Collecting System Using a Rock Mass  
A solar collecting system is incorporated into a natural rock mass having an upright face with a substantially direct exposure to the sun, for example a south facing granite cliff. A solar passage...
US20140208746 STEAM OR VAPOUR CONDENSING SYSTEM  
A steam or vapour condensing system (10) for use with radiant solar energy collecting apparatus (17) of the type having solar energy concentrators (20) and in which steam or vapour is generated...
US20120103322 Man Made Island With Solar Energy Collection Facilities  
A man-made island adaptable for land-based operation holds solar energy collection facilities and is rotatable to optimize the angular orientation thereof relative to the position of the sun. A...
US20120279486 Heliostat for collecting sunlight and method of controlling the same  
[Object] To provide a heliostat which is capable of collecting light with high efficiency and whose manufacturing cost and installation cost are reduced and also to provide a method of controlling...
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...
US20060044511 Tracker drive system and solar energy collection system  
A tracker drive system is provided for rotatably driving one or more objects, for example solar panels or other equipment. The system comprises a torque element mounted for rotation about a...
US20110232630 SOLAR COLLECTOR/WIND DEFLECTOR CONVERSION OF A SOLAR AND WIND CONVERTER  
An integrated solar and wind hybrid energy generating system is capable of converting a solar collector to a wind deflector to increase wind catching area for the wind turbine during the nighttime...
US20150214408 SOLAR WATER-COLLECTING, AIR-CONDITIONING, LIGHT-TRANSMITTING AND POWER GENERATING HOUSE  
A system for collecting solar energy and fresh water may be disclosed. The system may include one or more assemblies of collector modules, each of which module may contain a photovoltaic cell and...
US20130092153 Direct Solar Steam Generation  
Solar energy generates steam in a “once-through” configuration without recirculation, with closely managed steam quality, to produce wet steam from high-contaminant feed water without scaling or...
US20140251314 Solar Oven Positioning  
A positioning system is attached to radiation collection device such as a solar oven. The positioning system is attached to an outside of a building structure, allowing the collection device to be...
US20140216523 CONCENTRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC-THERMAL SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTOR  
Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein. Examples of solar energy receivers are...
US20120152307 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...
US20130312734 SOLAR HEAT COLLECTING PIPE  
[Problem] To present a solar heat collecting pipe capable of enhancing the heat collecting efficiency by suppressing the dissipation of energy transmitted to the heat medium passing through the...
US20130098355 Parabolic Trough Solar Reflector With An Independently Supported Collector Tube  
A parabolic trough solar collector system has a parabolic reflector used with an independently supported collector tube. The parabolic reflector has a reflective surface formed on a reflective...
US20130061845 Radiant energy driven orientation system  
An autonomous passive solar tracker having a thermal actuator that is connected through a cable and pulley and drum to a spring. The drum and spring are mounted on a cross beam of the tracker...
US20120111317 Seasonally Adjusting Apparatus for Collecting Solar Thermal Energy  
The seasonally adjusting apparatus for collecting solar thermal energy comprises a solar thermal collector, a top panel, a bottom panel, and a frame. The solar thermal collector absorbs sunlight...
US20110180058 SOLAR AIR HEATING DEVICE  
A solar air heating module is provided including an air entrance situated proximate to a bottom of the module and an air exit situated proximate to the top of the module; a back film, having a...
US20110017273 Concentrated Solar Heating  
A system for concentrating solar energy comprising a collector consisting of a number of reflective panels, a receiver which absorbs reflected energy, a working fluid which absorbs the energy, a...
US20130192226 Cavity Receivers for Parabolic Solar Troughs  
A tubular heat-absorbing element partly enclosed in an insulating layer or jacket, has absorbing surface that is accessible to solar radiation. The thermal insulation is designed to provide entry...
US20150207452 SINGLE AXIS SOLAR TRACKER  
A single axis solar tracker assembly for supporting and controllably rotating a plurality of solar panels is provided. The solar tracker assembly includes a plurality of sub-assemblies which are...
US20110226310 SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTION SYSTEM  
In one aspect of the present invention, a solar energy collection system will be described that includes a collector row and at least one stand that supports the collector row. Multiple...

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