A solar energy conversion device (10) comprises a solar collector (14) configured to collect solar energy. The solar collector (14) comprises a plurality of roof panels (22). Each of the panels (22) comprises at least one roof sheet (24) comprising at least one wall. The pre-stressed and pre-curved roof sheet (72) further comprises a substantially transparent thermoplastic polymer.

Title
Polymer roof panel solar energy conversion device
Application Number
200480012901
Publication Number
1788183
Application Date
May 14, 2004
Publication Date
June 14, 2006
Inventor
Thiagarajan Chinniah
Adriaansen Frans
Agent
wang jinggang wang dan
Assignee
Gen Electric Company A New Yor
IPC
F24J 02/50