Electrical routing structures for building integrable photovoltaic arrays

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8613169
APP PUB NO 20130174885A1
SERIAL NO

13345040

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Provided are electrical routing structures for installing on buildings and for interconnecting adjacent rows of building integrable photovoltaic (BIPV) modules at the ends of these rows. The electrical routing structures may be also used for sealing interfaces with other building components, such as asphalt shingles. An electrical routing structure may include a base, top flap, side flap, and one or two connectors. After the structure is installed, the base is aligned with photovoltaic portions of BIPV modules in one row and bridges a gap between photovoltaic portions of BIPV modules in two adjacent rows. The connectors may be used to interconnect BIPV modules positioned at the ends of two adjacent rows.

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BEIJING APOLLO DING RONG SOLAR TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.BEIJING, CN94
MIASOLESANTA CLARA, CA, US42

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Corneille, Jason S San Jose, US 7 58
Meyers, Michael San Jose, US 16 48
Sherman, Adam C Newark, US 14 25

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