||WO||WO/2014/112053 - SOLAR CELL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME||24.07.2014||
||PCT/JP2013/050676||MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION||KARAKIDA, Shoichi|
This solar cell
is provided with: a semiconductor substrate (2) of a first conductivity type, which has, on one surface, an n-type impurity diffusion layer (3) wherein an impurity element of a second conductivity type is diffused; a light receiving surface-side electrode (12) which is formed on the one surface side of the semiconductor substrate (2) and is electrically connected to the n-type impurity diffusion layer (3); a back-side silver sputtering film (8) which is formed on a region of the other surface of the semiconductor substrate (2), has a light reflectance higher than an aluminum electrode that is formed from an aluminum paste, and reflects the light transmitted through the semiconductor substrate (2) from the one surface of the semiconductor substrate (2); and a conductive film (22) which serves as a connection layer for connecting a tab wire that electrically connects the other surface of the semiconductor substrate (2) and another solar cell
(1) with each other, and which is bonded to a region of the other surface of the semiconductor substrate (2), said region being the region other than the back-side silver sputtering film (8).
||WO||WO/2014/111216 - PLATED ELECTRICAL CONTACTS FOR SOLAR MODULES||24.07.2014||
||PCT/EP2013/076771||ATOTECH DEUTSCHLAND GMBH||VOSS, Torsten|
The present invention concerns a plating method for manufacturing of electrical contacts on a solar module
wherein the wiring between silicon solar cells
in a solar module
is deposited by electroplating onto a conductive seed. The wiring between individual silicon solar cells
comprises wiring reinforcement pillars which improve the reliability of said wiring.
||WO||WO/2014/113399 - MOUNTING STRUCTURES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS||24.07.2014||
||PCT/US2014/011513||GLOBAL SOLAR ENERGY, INC.||SCHOOP, Urs|
Mounting systems for PV modules
and assemblies of modules, including apparatus and methods of use. The disclosed systems generally involve mounting a flexible photovoltaic
module in a slight arch, bending it with a large radius around one axis of the module.
||WO||WO/2014/111447 - REFERENCE SOLAR CELL ARRANGEMENT||24.07.2014||
||PCT/EP2014/050765||FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E. V.||BRACHMANN, Stefan|
The invention comprises a reference solar cell
arrangement which has a solar cell
having a first solar cell
main surface and a second solar cell
main surface and a housing (41) in which the solar cell
is enclosed. The housing (41) has a connection panel (2) which can be used to set up an electrical connection which leaves the housing (41) in a manner exiting the solar cell
. Electrical contact is not made with the entire area of the solar cell
on that of the two main surfaces which is not intended to be irradiated with incident light.
||WO||WO/2014/112424 - MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR SOLAR CELL MODULE||24.07.2014||
||PCT/JP2014/050227||HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.||HORIUCHI Takeshi|
This manufacturing method for a solar cell
module forms a solar cell
module by connecting, by means of a wiring member, a plurality of solar cells
each comprising: a substrate; a plurality of finger electrodes that are provided to one surface of the substrate and extend in a prescribed direction; and bus bar electrodes that are provided on each of the surfaces of the substrate and that extend in a direction that intersects with the finger electrodes. This manufacturing method for a solar cell
module comprises a step in which a conductive adhesive tape that has a conductive adhesive layer and is wider that the bus bar electrodes is arranged on the substrate in a direction that intersects with the bus bar electrodes, and the conductive adhesive layer is adhered to the bus bar electrodes.
||WO||WO/2014/109058 - SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL AND SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM||17.07.2014||
||PCT/JP2013/050462||MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION||HIGUMA Toshiyasu|
A solar photovoltaic
panel (9) used disposed in a matrix shape, the solar photovoltaic
panel (9) being provided with: a plurality of antennas (8) for communicating with antennas (8) disposed on adjacent photovoltaic
panels (9); a reception means for receiving a search command via the plurality of antennas (8); a transmission means for transmitting, in response to the received search command, a search command from an antenna (8) other than the antenna (8) that received the search command; and a response means for, when a response signal corresponding to the search command transmitted from the transmission means has not been received, generating a response signal including the panel ID of the solar photovoltaic
panel (9) and transmitting the search command from the antenna (8) that received the command, and for, when the response signal corresponding to the search command transmitted from the transmission means has been received, adding information including the panel ID of the solar photovoltaic
panel (9) to the response signal, and transmitting the search command to the antenna (8) that received the command.
||WO||WO/2014/109784 - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING SOLAR POWER||17.07.2014||
||PCT/US2013/035015||V3SOLAR CORPORATION||LA DUE, Christoph, Karl|
A light energy collection apparatus, comprising a one or more concentrating optics to transfer light energy from a source of the light energy to a target of the light energy. A substrate having a photovoltaic
cell (PVC) deposited thereon is the target. The PVC is to collect the light energy to be transferred from the one or more concentrating optics. A central drive axle is coupled to the substrate and a motor is coupled to the central drive axle to rotate the central drive axle about a fixed axis to position the substrate, and thereby the PVC, near the one or more concentrating optics to collect the light energy to be transferred therefrom.
||WO||WO/2014/110251 - SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THERMALLY MANAGING HIGH- TEMPERATURE PROCESSES ON TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE SUBSTRATES||17.07.2014||
||PCT/US2014/010867||ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.||WOODS, Lawrence M.|
A method for depositing one or more thin-film layers on a flexible polyimide substrate having opposing front and back outer surfaces includes the following steps: (a) heating the flexible polyimide substrate such that a temperature of the front outer surface of the flexible polyimide substrate is higher than a temperature of the back outer surface of the flexible polyimide substrate, and (b) depositing the one or more thin-film layers on the front outer surface of the flexible polyimide substrate. A deposition zone for executing the method includes (a) one of more physical vapor deposition sources adapted to deposit one or more metallic materials on the front outer surface of the substrate, and (b) one or more radiant zone boundary heaters.
||WO||WO/2014/110520 - MODULE FABRICATION OF SOLAR CELLS WITH LOW RESISTIVITY ELECTRODES||17.07.2014||
||PCT/US2014/011331||SILEVO, INC.||HENG, Jiunn, Benjamin|
One embodiment of the present invention provides a solar module
. The solar module
includes a front-side cover, a back-side cover, and a plurality of solar cells
situated between the front- and back-side covers. A respective solar cell
includes a multi-layer semiconductor structure, a front-side electrode situated above the multi-layer semiconductor structure, and a back-side electrode situated below the multi-layer semiconductor structure. Each of the front-side and the back-side electrodes comprises a metal grid. A respective metal grid comprises a plurality of finger lines and a single busbar coupled to the finger lines. The single busbar is configured to collect current from the finger lines.
||WO||WO/2014/108592 - COOLING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR PANELS||17.07.2014||
||PCT/ES2014/070010||FERNANDEZ DE CÓRDOBA SANZ, Fernando||FERNANDEZ DE CÓRDOBA SANZ, Fernando|
The invention relates to a system and method which enabling the temperature of the outer surface of photovoltaic solar panels
to be reduced, hereinafter PV panels
(2), thus maximising the performance thereof and maintaining the surface thereof with constant temperature values that are optimal for the operation thereof (approximately 25 ºC), while also enabling the traces of dust and/or dirt that are on said surface to be cleaned and removed, thus further optimising, if possible, the overall performance of said PV panels