Solar cell module and hybrid roof panel using the same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6063996
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08890334

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A solar cell module according to the present invention includes at least a base material, a first insulating material formed on the base material, a photovoltaic element set including a plurality of photovoltaic elements formed on the first insulating material, and a second insulating material formed on the photovoltaic element set. The base material has an L or W shape. In one embodiment, the base material has an L section shape, and a bent portion is formed in a portion where no photovoltaic element is arrange. In another embodiment, the photovoltaic element set includes a wiring material for electrically connecting the photovoltaic elements, and a bent portion is formed in a portion where the wiring material is arranged. Power generation and heat collection efficiency are increased, and optical deterioration of a non-single-crystal semiconductor are decreased in the present solar cell modules. By incorporating the present solar cell modules into a heat collecting panel, a hybrid roof panel with effective power generation and heat use is obtained.

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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHATOKYO44623

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fukae, Kimitoshi Nara, JP 51 2160
Mimura, Toshihiko Nara, JP 57 1563
Mori, Masahiro Kyoto, JP 133 2043
Shiomi, Satoru Kyotanabe, JP 20 546
Takada, Takeshi Kyotanabe, JP 53 1146

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