Methods, systems, and computer readable media for managing the distribution of power from a photovoltaic source in a multiple-floor building

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9853536
APP PUB NO 20150180230A1
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14139728

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Methods, systems, and computer readable media for managing the distribution of photovoltaic power in a multi-floor building are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method includes determining power requirements for each of a plurality of loads associated with a respective plurality of floors in a multi-floor building, wherein each of the plurality of floors includes a direct current (DC) distribution bus. The method further includes using a PV converter to supply a power output from a PV source to one or more of the plurality of loads via one or more respective DC distribution buses, wherein the power output is supplied to the one or more of the plurality of loads in an order such that each subsequent load is supplied at least a remaining portion of the power output after the power requirements of a previously supplied load is fully satisfied.

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ABB SCHWEIZ AGBRUGGERSTRASSE 66 BADEN 5400

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Arshad, Waqas Raleigh, US 9 77
Li, Jun Cary, US 883 10483
Wang, Zhenyuan Morrisville, US 24 308
Xu, Jing Cary, US 227 1679

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