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Solar collector array

United States Patent

June 9, 2015
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A method and apparatus for efficient manufacture, assembly and production of solar energy. In one aspect, the apparatus may include a number of modular solar receiver assemblies that may be separately manufactured, assembled and individually inserted into a solar collector array housing shaped to receive a plurality of solar receivers. The housing may include optical elements for focusing light onto the individual receivers, and a circuit for electrically connecting the solar receivers.
Hall; John Champlin (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Martins; Guy Lawrence (Downey, CA)
The Boeing Company (Chicago, IL)
13/ 193,058
July 28, 2011
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FC36-07G017052 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.