09291696 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 1283 patents.

A photovoltaic system including a photovoltaic cell, and an electronic module connected to the photovoltaic cell. The electronic module is adapted to produce at least one control signal indicative of electrical power being generated by the photovoltaic cells. A tracking controller is adapted to receive the control signal(s) and based on the control signal(s), the controller is adapted to control a tracking motor for adjusting the system so that electrical power generated by the photovoltaic cells is increased. The photovoltaic system may include an optical element, adapted for concentrating solar light onto the photovoltaic cells. The electronic module preferably performs direct current (DC) to direct current (DC) power conversion and maximum power point tracking by electrical power, current, or voltage at either their inputs or their outputs. Alternatively, the tracking controller is configured to also perform maximum power point tracking by increasing to a local maximum electrical power by varying at least one of (i) current or voltage output from the photovoltaic cell or (ii) current or voltage output from the electronic module.

Title
Photovoltaic system power tracking method
Application Number
12/314113
Publication Number
9291696 (B2)
Application Date
December 4, 2008
Publication Date
March 22, 2016
Inventor
Amir Fishelov
Tel Aviv
IL
Yoav Galin
Raanana
IL
Lior Handelsman
Givataim
IL
Guy Sella
Aharon
IL
Meir Adest
Raanana
IL
Agent
Banner & Witcoff
Assignee
Solaredge Technologies
IL
IPC
H02M 1/00
H02J 3/38
H02J 13/00
H02M 7/44
H02M 7/493
H02J 3/46
G01S 3/786
H02N 6/00
H01L 31/00
H01L 31/042
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