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A solar generation system includes a standard solar cell string and a substandard solar cell string. A DC voltage output from the substandard solar cell string is boosted by a booster unit to the level of the DC voltage output from the standard solar cell string, and the DC voltage from the standard solar cell string and the boosted DC voltage are applied to a DC/AC inverter, whereby an AC power is obtained, which is supplied to a utility power supply.

Title
Solar generation system
Application Number
9/842923
Publication Number
6448489 (B2)
Application Date
April 27, 2001
Publication Date
September 10, 2002
Inventor
Kiyoshi Nishida
Yamatotakada
US
Hirokazu Kodama
Gojo
US
Tsukasa Takebayashi
Yamatotakada
US
Hirofumi Nakata
Tenri
US
Fumiya Kimura
Uji
US
Assignee
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
US
IPC
H01L 31/04
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