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
PCT/US2004/015016
Publication Number
2004/109196
Application Date
May 14, 2004
Publication Date
December 16, 2004
Inventor
Adriaansen Frans
Thiagarajan Chinniah
Agent
WINTER Catherine J
Assignee
Adriaansen Frans
Thiagarajan Chinniah
General Electric Company
IPC
F24J 02/50
F03G 06/06
F03G 06/04
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