WO/2015/056399 SOLAR CELL MODULE||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/004663||PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.||ISHIGURO, Tasuku|
A solar cell
module (10) is provided with: a plurality of solar cells
(11); a first protective member (12) that is provided to the light-receiving surface side of the solar cells
(11); a second protective member (13) that is provided to the rear surface side of the solar cells
(11); an output wiring material (16) that passes through the rear surface side of the solar cells
(11) and that is drawn to the rear surface side of the second protective member (13); a terminal section that is provided to the rear surface side of the second protective member (13) and to which the output wiring material (16) is connected; a first filler (14a) that is provided between the solar cells
(11) and the first protective member (12); a second filler (14b) that comprises a different material than the first filler (14a) and that is provided between the solar cells
(11) and the second protective member (13); and a third filler (14c) that comprises the same material as the first filler (14a) and that is provided between the solar cells
(11) and the output wiring material (16).
WO/2015/056396 MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR SOLAR BATTERY MODULE||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/004629||PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.||GOTO, Ryo|
A mounting apparatus (12) provided with: a first affixing part (21) that is arranged below a roofing material (101) and is affixed to a roof board; a metal fitting (20) that extends above an upper surface of the roofing material (101) and that has a second affixing part (22) that is used for affixing a solar battery
module (11); and a recessed-part-including roofing material (30) that is a roofing material arranged adjacent to the roofing material (101) and that has formed on an upper surface thereof a recessed part (31) that houses the metal fitting (20).
WO/2015/058105 METHODS TO INTRODUCE SUB-MICROMETER, SYMMETRY-BREAKING SURFACE CORRUGATION TO SILICON SUBSTRATES TO INCREASE LIGHT TRAPPING||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/US2014/061178||STC.UNM||HAN, Sang, Eon|
Provided is a method for fabricating a nanopatterned surface. The method includes forming a mask on a substrate, patterning the substrate to include a plurality of symmetry- breaking surface corrugations, and removing the mask. The mask includes a pattern defined by mask material portions that cover first surface portions of the substrate and a plurality of mask space portions that expose second surface portions of the substrate, wherein the plurality of mask space portions are arranged in a lattice arrangement having a row and column, and the row is not oriented parallel to a  direction of the substrate. The patterning the substrate includes anisotropically removing portions of the substrate exposed by the plurality of spaces.
WO/2015/055943 METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/052614||COMMISSARIAT À L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES||BETTINELLI, Armand|
The invention relates to a method for producing a photovoltaic
cell including the following consecutive steps: i) providing a substrate (1) including a photovoltaic
p-n junction covered by, in order, a conductive transparent oxide layer (6) a first layer made of an electrically insulating material and a second metal layer (3); ii) carrying out a localized laser irradiation heat treatment under conditions which make it possible to locally cause the electrically insulating material and the metal material to react so as to form a seed layer (4) made of a metal-filled vitreous compound, said seed layer (4) being electrically connected to the p-n junction by means of the conductive transparent oxide layer (6); iii) collecting of the second layer (3) made of metal material; and iv) forming, by electrochemical deposition, an electrical contact (5) on the seed layer (4).
WO/2015/057885 PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS INCLUDING HALIDE MATERIALS||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/US2014/060760||OMNIPV, INC.||KENNEY, John|
cell includes: (1) a front contact; (2) a back contact; (3) a set of stacked layers between the front contact and the back contact; and (4) an encapsulation layer covering side surfaces of the set of stacked layers. At least one of the set of stacked layers includes a halide material having the formula: [ΑaBbΧxΧ'x'Χ"x"Χ"'x'''] [dopants], where A is selected from elements of Group 1 and organic moieties, B is selected from elements of Group 14, X, X', X", and X"' are independently selected from elements of Group 17, a is in the range of 1 to 12, b is in the range of 1 to 8, and a sum of x, x', x ", and x "' is in the range of 1 to 12.
WO/2015/055750 PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/EP2014/072179||DAS ENERGY GMBH||DRIES, Christian|
panel (1) comprising at least one solar cell
(2) which is covered with a transparent composite material (5a, 5b) at least on its side (3) directed towards the light and its opposite side (4) directed away from the light, the composite material (5a, 5b) being a plastic (7a, 7b) based on an acrylate that contains epoxy groups and reinforced with glass fibres (6a, 6b).
WO/2015/056934 SOLAR CELL MODULE||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/KR2014/009545||LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.||SUNG, Myoung Seok|
The solar cell
module according to the present invention comprises: a supporting substrate; a back electrode layer arranged on the supporting substrate; a light absorbing layer arranged on the back electrode layer; a front electrode layer arranged on the light absorbing layer; and a busbar arranged to be in contact with the top and side surfaces of the back electrode layer. In the solar cell
according to an embodiment, the busbar is arranged to be in contact with the top and side surfaces of the back electrode layer, which enables charge transfer both in the direction of the top surface and in the direction of the side surface, thereby facilitating the transfer of charge moving on the back electrode layer in the direction of the busbar. Accordingly, the solar cell
module according to an embodiment can increase the amount of charge transfer from the back electrode layer to the busbar, thereby improving the efficiency of the solar cell
WO/2015/057071 ASSEMBLY OF PHOTO-VOLTAIC CELLS||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/NL2014/050724||STICHTING ENERGIEONDERZOEK CENTRUM NEDERLAND||JANSEN, Markus Johan|
In an assembly of photo-voltaic cells, the cells are arranged in a matrix and connected in series. Bypass diodes are connected in parallel respective parts of the series connection. In each of these parts, the cells are arranged in a sub-matrix, for example of 4x4 cells. The matrix contains rows of sub- matrices that have identical first sub-matrix connection patterns, except at the edge of the matrix, where sub-matrices with a second sub-matrix connection pattern are used. Each first sub-matrix connection pattern extends over a plurality of rows of photo-voltaic cells of the matrix, running back and forth along successive columns through the plurality of rows. Each second sub-matrix connection patterns extends over a plurality of columns of photo-voltaic cells of the matrix, running back and forth along successive rows through the plurality of columns. The second sub-matrix connection patterns, connect first sub-matrix connection patterns at ends of pairs of the rows of first sub-matrix connection patterns.
WO/2015/056775 MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR THIN FILM SOLAR CELL MODULE||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/077678||SOLAR FRONTIER K.K.||KANBARA Tatsuji|
[Problem] To provide a mounting structure that makes it possible to easily and reliably perform mounting and that is suitable for mounting a flexible thin film solar cell
module to a variety of installation surfaces or to a mounting member that is fixed to an installation surface. [Solution] A mounting structure in which a flexible thin film solar cell
module (10) is mounted to an installation surface (R1) or to a mounting member that is fixed to the installation surface (R1) and the rear surface of the thin film solar cell
module and the installation surface (R1) or the mounting member are fixed together and mounted using an adhesive (3).
09012771 Solar cell receiver subassembly with a heat shield for use in a concentrating solar system||US||21.04.2015|
||12764657||John Nagyvary||John Nagyvary|
Solar cell receiver subassemblies for use in a concentrating solar system that concentrates the solar energy onto a solar cell for converting solar energy to electricity. The subassemblies may include an optical element defining an optical channel and forming an optical path. The subassemblies may also include a solar cell receiver comprising a support and a solar cell mounted on the support adjacent to the optical element and in the optical path of the optical channel. The solar cell may include one or more III-V compound semiconductor layers and may be capable of generating in excess of 20 watts of peak DC power. The subassemblies may also include a heat shield mounted over and peripherally adjacent to exterior sides of the optical element to cover and block concentrated light from reaching a surface of the support adjacent to the solar cell.