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Busbar connection configuration to accommodate for cell misalignment

United States Patent Application

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Interconnection of back contact photovoltaic cells in a photovoltaic module is described. Pre-assembled busbars are connected with a configuration to enable correction for cell misalignment in the module.
Rose, Douglas (Mountain View, CA), Phu, Thomas (Alameda, CA)
11/ 998,507
November 30, 2007
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under ZAX-4-33628-05 awarded by the United States Department of Energy under the Photovoltaic (PV) Manufacturing Research and Development (R&D) Program, which is administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The Government has certain rights in the invention.