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PV/thermal solar power assembly

United States Patent

January 13, 2004
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A flexible solar power assembly (2) includes a flexible photovoltaic device (16) attached to a flexible thermal solar collector (4). The solar power assembly can be rolled up for transport and then unrolled for installation on a surface, such as the roof (20, 25) or side wall of a building or other structure, by use of adhesive and/or other types of fasteners (23).
Ansley; Jeffrey H. (El Cerrito, CA), Botkin; Jonathan D. (El Cerrito, CA), Dinwoodie; Thomas L. (Piedmont, CA)
Powerlight Corporation (Berkeley, CA)
09/ 966,387
September 28, 2001
The U.S. Government has a paid-up license in this invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by the terms of PVBonus Contract DF-FC36-97G010247 awarded by the Department of Energy.