WO/2015/026536 INTERCONNECTION OF SOLAR CELLS IN A SOLAR CELL MODULE||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/US2014/050192||SUNPOWER CORPORATION||RIM, Seung|
A solar cell
module includes serially connected solar cells
(200). A solar cell
(200) includes a carrier (107) that is attached to the backside of the solar cell
(200). Solar cells
(200) are attached to a top cover (301), and vias are formed through the carriers (107) of the solar cells
(200). A solar cell
(200) is electrically connected to an adjacent solar cell
(200) in the solar cell
module with metal connections (304) in the vias.
WO/2015/025314 PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/IL2014/050721||RAMOT AT TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY LTD.||PATOLSKY, Fernando|
cell device is disclosed. The device comprises: an active region having a plurality of spaced-apart elongated nanostructures aligned vertically with respect to an electrically conductive substrate, wherein each elongated nanostructure has at least one p-n junction characterized by a bandgap within the electromagnetic spectrum, and is coated by an electrically conductive layer being electrically isolated from the substrate.
WO/2015/025234 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING PARTICLES IN A GAS FLOW TO A WORKPIECE||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/IB2014/063311||SOMONT GMBH||BLASZCZAK, Wlodzimierz|
The invention relates to an application nozzle (1) for flux. The nozzle is beneficially used for soldering ribbons to solar cells
and can apply a flux agent to an elongated area on the cell in time parallel. The nozzle (1) uses centrifugal as well as electrostatic forces to move the agent (5) toward the workpiece (2). The charge difference between the cell and the agent make the latter stick to the surface of the workpiece.
WO/2015/026483 USING AN ACTIVE SOLDER TO COUPLE A METALLIC ARTICLE TO A PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/US2014/048322||GTAT CORPORATION||PRABHU, Gopal|
Methods include providing a metallic article that is configured to serve as an electrical conduit within a photovoltaic
cell. The processes further include providing a semiconductor substrate that includes a coating at a top surface of the semiconductor substrate, where the coating is a dielectric anti-reflective coating, a transparent conductive oxide or an amorphous silicon. The metallic article is coupled to the top surface of the semiconductor substrate, including soldering a first surface of the metallic article to the top surface of the semiconductor substrate using an active solder.
WO/2015/027228 PHOTOVOLTAIC TEXTILES||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/US2014/052418||PARENT, Donald, G.||PARENT, Donald, G.|
A tape structure and related circuit configurations for textile systems to establish electrical characteristics of textiles. The textiles incorporate charge carrying components, such as photovoltaic
components, in contact with conductive layers in a single tape structure to improve electrical properties without compromising physical characteristics of the textiles. The textiles include photovoltaic
tapes, each having an optically transparent layer, a photovoltaic
layer, a first electrically conducting layer, a second electrically conducting layer and an insulating substrate located between the first electrically conducting layer and the second electrically conducting layer.
WO/2015/024045 A DEVICE HAVING AN ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLABLE OPTICAL PROPERTY||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/AU2014/000812||TROPIGLAS TECHNOLOGIES LTD||VASILIEV, Mikhail|
The present disclosure provides a device having an electrically controllable optical property. The device comprises a panel that is at least partially transmissive for visible light. The panel has a receiving surface for receiving incident light and is arranged such that a portion of the incident light is redirected towards regions that are at edges or side portions of the panel. Further, the device comprises at least one photovoltaic
element for generating electricity, the at least one photovoltaic
element being arranged at the side portion or edge of the device. The device also comprises a control layer that has an electrically controllable optical property for controlling an optical property of the device. The device is arranged such that at least a portion of the incident light is redirected towards the at least one photovoltaic
element to generate electricity and at least a portion of the generated electricity can be provided for the control layer.
WO/2015/024046 A DEVICE FOR GENERATING ELECTRIC ENERGY||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/AU2014/000814||TROPIGLAS TECHNOLOGIES LTD||VASILIEV, Mikhail|
The present disclosure provides a device for generating electric energy. The device comprises a panel that is at least partially transmissive for visible light. The panel has a receiving surface for receiving incident light and is arranged such that a portion of the incident light is redirected towards regions that are at edges or side portions of the panel. The device further comprises a plurality of photovoltaic
elements positioned at or in the proximity of the edges or side portions of the panel. Each of the plurality of photovoltaic
elements is electrically parallel connected to another one of the plurality of photovoltaic
elements and the device is arranged to generate the electricity from at least a portion of the redirected incident light.
WO/2015/026575 HERMETICALLY SEALED GLASS PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/US2014/050740||SIVA POWER, INC.||BECK, Markus, E.|
In various embodiments, photovoltaic
modules are hermetically sealed by providing a first glass sheet, a photovoltaic
device disposed on the first glass sheet, and a second glass sheet, a gap being defined between the first and second glass sheets, disposing a glass powder within the gap, and heating the powder to seal the glass sheets.
WO/2015/025834 FLEXIBLE WIRING BASE, WIRING SUBSTRATE, SOLAR CELL MODULE AND IC CARD||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/071617||TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.||KUDO Shigeki|
This flexible wiring base comprises: a base material; an adhesive layer that is formed of one or more layers and is laminated on the base material; and a metal foil that is bonded to the base material with the adhesive layer being interposed therebetween. The Vickers hardness of each layer constituting the adhesive layer is lower than the Vickers hardness of the base material, and at least one layer among the layer(s) constituting the adhesive layer has a Vickers hardness of 1 or more.
WO/2015/024064 LIGHT HARVESTING ARRAY||WO||26.02.2015|
||PCT/AU2014/000834||FLUROSOL INDUSTRIES PTY LTD||FALBER, Alexander|
The invention relates to a light harvesting array or dye comprising an acceptor linked to a donor, wherein at least one of the acceptor or the donor is an oligomeric unit comprising a first optionally substituted rylene linked via a linker group to a second optionally substituted rylene, the first optionally substituted rylene is linked to the acceptor or the donor and the second optionally substituted rylene is capable of energy transfer to at least one of the first optionally substituted rylene, the acceptor or the donor. The invention also relates to compounds which may be used as light harvesting arrays, methods for their manufacture, and devices and materials comprising the light harvesting array or dye, for example, chromophoric materials, light guides, photobioreactors, photoluminescent algae systems, photodetectors, photovoltaic
devices and luminescent/fluorescent solar concentrators.