WO/2015/110356 HIGH-EFFICIENCY FLEXIBLE PHOTOVOLTAIC FILM, MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND USE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/EP2015/050753||JANET, Alain||JANET, Alain|
The present invention relates to a new-generation high-efficiency flexible photovoltaic
film. The flexible photovoltaic
film is obtained by combining a very flexible ultra-thin photovoltaic
film (104) with a very thin prismatic antireflection film (102) that absorbs the energy of solar radiation and rights the angle of solar rays. In the process of the invention the photovoltaic
modules and prismatic film are encapsulated in thin flexible thermoplastic polymer films (103, 105) and fused thermally without resin under vacuum.
WO/2015/110489 VEHICLE SOLAR MODULE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/EP2015/051174||ASOLA TECHNOLOGIES GMBH||SCHULZE, Sven|
The invention relates to a vehicle solar module
(10) with solar cells
which are embedded in a support assembly (124), for securing to an outer bodywork component (22) of a vehicle (20). According to the invention, a support component (14) is provided, said component enabling said module to be easily used in different vehicles. The outer side of said support component is connected to a solar cell
composite (12) consisting of a support assembly (124) and the solar cells
(122), the inner side (141) thereof being adapted to the contour of the outer bodywork component (22). Said support component also comprises at least one holder (16) for connecting to a mounting (25) provided on the outer bodywork component.
WO/2015/110995 PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/IB2015/050513||ARCHIMEDE RESEARCH S.R.L.||TUMMINELLI, Gianluca|
Described herein is a photovoltaic
plant (1; 1 '; 1 "; 1 "') including a plurality of photovoltaic
modules (PV) arranged in arrays (2) spaced with respect to each other, and wherein the photovoltaic
modules (PV) of each array (2) have a first assigned inclination (α-ι) with respect to a reference direction. Each array (2) of photovoltaic
modules (PV) is associated to an array (4; 4'; 4"') of mobile reflection devices (RF) set adjacent thereto, and at least one array (4; 4'; 4"') of mobile reflection devices (RF) is located in a space between successive arrays (2) of photovoltaic
modules. The mobile reflection devices (RF) of each array have a second assigned inclination (a2) with respect to a reference direction. The arrays (2) of photovoltaic
modules (PV) and the arrays (4; 4'; 4"') of mobile reflection devices (RF) associated to one another includes respective front surfaces (12, 14; 14"') set facing one another, and the mobile reflection devices (RF) of each array are orientable by variation of said second inclination (a2) in order to intercept the incident solar radiation (ISR) and reflect the latter (RSR) towards the photovoltaic
modules (PV) of the associated array (2).
WO/2015/111702 SOLAR CELL SEALING FILM AND SOLAR CELL USING SAME||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/JP2015/051848||BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION||YOSHITAKE Akira|
Provided are: a solar cell
sealing film containing a silane coupling agent, an organic peroxide, and an ethylene-α-olefin copolymer polymerized using a metallocene catalyst, wherein a decrease in the adhesive force of the sealing film during storage prior to use is suppressed; and a solar cell
using the solar cell
sealing film. The solar cell
sealing film comprises a composition containing a silane coupling agent, an organic peroxide, and an ethylene-α-olefin copolymer polymerized using a metallocene catalyst, and is characterized by the composition further containing 0.01-0.1 parts by mass of magnesium oxide or magnesium hydroxide for every 100 parts by mass of the ethylene-α-olefin copolymer, and the BET specific surface area of the magnesium oxide or magnesium hydroxide being at least 30 m2/g.
WO/2015/112569 METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN INTERDIGITATED BACK CONTACT SOLAR CELL||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/US2015/012202||E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY||SCARDERA, Giuseppe|
A method for manufacturing an interdigitated back contact solar cell
, comprising the steps of: (a) providing a silicon substrate doped with a first dopant; (b) doping the rear surface of the silicon substrate with a second dopant in a first pattern; (c) forming a silicon dioxide layer on the rear surface; (d) depositing a silicon-containing paste comprising silicon-containing particles on the silicon dioxide layer in a second pattern; (e) exposing the substrate to a diffusion ambient, wherein the diffusion ambient comprises a third dopant and wherein the third dopant is a counter dopant to the second dopant; (f) heating the substrate in a drive-in ambient; and (g) removing the silicon dioxide layer and the doped silicate glass layer from the silicon substrate, wherein a region doped with the second dopant and a region doped with the third dopant collectively form an interdigitated pattern on the rear surface of the silicon substrate.
WO/2015/111587 SOLAR-CELL INTERCONNECTOR AND SOLAR CELL MODULE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/JP2015/051421||NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD.||TERASHIMA Shinichi|
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a solar
interconnector capable of suppressing internal breakage and detachment from a solar cell
caused by thermal-stress concentration; and a solar cell
module. The present invention makes it possible to provide a solar
interconnector which: is capable of suppressing variations in thickness, because it is possible to thinly form the thickness of an intermetallic compound phase; is capable of avoiding concentrations of thermal stress in comparison to the prior art, because there are no sections in the intermetallic compound phase such as those in the prior art which exhibit severe changes in the thickness thereof; and consequently, is capable of suppressing internal breakage and detachment from the solar cell
caused by thermal stress concentration. The present invention also provides a solar cell
20150206861 LIGHT SOURCE STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME||US||23.07.2015|
||14593993||Valery Dubin||Valery Dubin|
Light emitting diode (LED) package structures employing large area substrates are described. Panel or reel-to-reel substrate processing is utilized in the manufacture of such LED package structures. In some embodiments, electrochemically deposited metal patterns and through substrate vias (TSuVs) are formed through glass substrates and/or interposers. In some embodiments, the metal deposited into the TSuVs offer high thermal conductivity a low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) that is to closely match the CTE of the glass. Singulated LED package structures including a plurality of LEDs arrayed for displays, such as, but not limited to, liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and LED displays or for general purpose LED light sources are described, as are LED package structures including active devices (e.g., ICs) and/or passive devices (e.g., capacitors, inductors, resistors, etc.) integrated with LEDs at the package level.
20150207001 COLORED GLASS AND SOLAR CELL ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME||US||23.07.2015|
||14550542||CHANGZHOU ALMADEN CO., LTD.||Jinxi Lin|
The subject invention is related to a colored glass and a solar cell assembly comprising the same. The subject invention provides a colored glass comprising a glass substrate; and a colored coating formed on the glass substrate, wherein the colored coating comprises an inorganic film-forming material, a pigment and an adhesive. The subject invention also provides a solar cell assembly comprising: a front glass substrate; the aforementioned colored glass; and a photovoltaic cell sealed between the front glass substrate and the colored glass. The colored glass of the subject invention has a good thermal conductivity, improved waterproof performance, mechanical properties and weather resistance such that the colored glass is not only aesthetically pleasing but also useful as a backside protection material of a solar cell assembly for long-term outdoor use.
20150207000 SOLAR CELL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME||US||23.07.2015|
||14602732||INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION HANYANG UNIVERSITY (IUCF-HYU)||Gi Yul HAM|
The inventive concepts provide a solar cell and a method of fabricating the same. The method includes preparing a substrate in a chamber, forming a light absorbing layer on the substrate by setting temperature in the chamber to a first temperature and by supplying a first source into the chamber, forming a buffer layer on the substrate by setting temperature in the chamber to a second temperature lower than the first temperature and by supplying the first source into the chamber, and forming a window layer on the substrate by supplying a second source different from the first source into the chamber.
20150206997 MULTI-JUNCTION SOLAR CELLS WITH RECESSED THROUGH-SUBSTRATE VIAS||US||23.07.2015|
||14672571||SOLAR JUNCTION CORPORATION||ONUR FIDANER|
Multi junction solar cells and methods for making multi junction solar cells are disclosed. Back-contact-only multi junction solar cells having recessed through-substrate vias wherein the side facing the sun, is capable of withstanding environments for use in space are disclosed.