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Solar systems that include one or more shade-tolerant wiring schemes

United States Patent Application

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The present invention provides shade tolerant wiring solutions for solar systems. Elements are grouped and wired in parallel within a group such that the total current of a group is substantially the same among multiple groups. Such a wiring scheme can be applied to solar targets (e.g., solar cells), solar , and solar modules.
Baker, James T. (Temple City, CA), Haythornthwaite, Charles R. (Vancouver, CA), Hines, Braden E. (Pasadena, CA), Johnson, JR., Richard L. (Suffolk, VA), Turk, Michael F. (Los Angeles, CA)
12/ 454,319
May 15, 2009
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] The present invention was made with Government support under Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC36-07G017044 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.