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Soichiro Kawakami, Kimitoshi Fukae: Multi-cells integrated solar cell module and process for producing the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 22, 1994: US05296043 (66 worldwide citation)

An improved solar cell module is provided comprising a plurality of solar cell elements, each comprising a semiconductor layer and an upper electrode disposed in this order on the conductive surface of a substrate. This plurality of solar cell elements are spacedly disposed on a common, electrically ...


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Nobuyoshi Takehara, Kimitoshi Fukae: Abnormality detection method, abnormality detection apparatus, and solar cell power generating system using the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 23, 1997: US05669987 (60 worldwide citation)

It is an object of the invention to accurately detect a defective photoelectric conversion element regardless of the installation place and indicate the corresponding information. The above object can be achieved by a power generating system having a solar cell array constituted by a plurality of pa ...


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Satoru Shiomi, Kimitoshi Fukae, Yuji Inoue, Ichiro Kataoka, Fumitaka Toyomura, Makoto Sasaoka: Solar cell module, enclosure with solar cells, enclosure installation method, and solar cell system. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 12, 2001: US06245987 (54 worldwide citation)

By providing a non-contact means and/or a non-contact space between electric connecting members and an underlaying material and/or a substrate material and/or a rear material, the temporal degradation of a solar cell module can be prevented which is caused by a contact between the electric connectin ...


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Takeshi Takada, Kimitoshi Fukae, Toshihiko Mimura, Masahiro Mori, Satoru Shiomi: Solar cell module and hybrid roof panel using the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 16, 2000: US06063996 (51 worldwide citation)

A solar cell module according to the present invention includes at least a base material, a first insulating material formed on the base material, a photovoltaic element set including a plurality of photovoltaic elements formed on the first insulating material, and a second insulating material forme ...


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Hidehisa Makita, Kimitoshi Fukae, Tatsuo Fujisaki: Fixing member, a solar cell module array using said fixing member, and a method for installing a solar cell module or a roofing member using said fixing member. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 18, 2003: US06521821 (51 worldwide citation)

A fixing member for fixing a solar cell module or a roofing member with no solar cell onto an installation face, said fixing member comprising a meshing portion to mesh at least a solar cell module or a part of a roofing member with no solar cell; a fixing portion to fix said fixing member to said i ...


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Toshihiko Mimura, Kimitoshi Fukae, Akiharu Takabayashi, Masahiro Mori, Takeshi Takada: Combination solar battery and roof unit and mounting method thereof. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 6, 2001: US06182403 (48 worldwide citation)

A roof unit is constructed in such an arrangement that a plurality of combination solar battery and roof panels, each having flanges at two opposite sides, are placed adjacent to each other with clearance on a joining/fixing member, the adjacent combination solar battery and roof panels are fixed to ...


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Masanari Tamechika, Kimitoshi Fukae, Nobuyoshi Takehara: Power source apparatus with battery and overcharge protection circuit. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 3, 1998: US05714869 (48 worldwide citation)

A power source apparatus includes a power generation device, a battery and an overcharge protection circuit. The overcharge protection circuit includes a shunt circuit, including a switching device for short-circuiting the power generation device when an input signal is at an `L` level. A reverse cu ...


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Hidehisa Makita, Kimitoshi Fukae, Akiharu Takabayashi, Satoru Shiomi, Shigenori Itoyama: Solar battery module arranging method and solar battery module array. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 18, 2003: US06534702 (44 worldwide citation)

To optimally arrange roofing material integrated solar battery modules having a rectangular form and same size on a roof setting surface, an arrangement range in which the solar battery modules can be arranged on the roof setting surface is determined. An arranging direction of the solar battery mod ...


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Toshihiko Mimura, Kimitoshi Fukae, Akiharu Takabayashi, Masahiro Mori, Takashi Ohtsuka: Horizontal-roofing and mounting method thereof. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 5, 2000: US06155006 (40 worldwide citation)

A roof in which an upper-end engaging portion of a downstream roof panel is seam-jointed with a lower-end engaging portion of an upstream roof panel, wherein at least the lower-end engaging portion has flexural rigidity enough to disengage the seam joint.


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Yoshitaka Nagao, Kimitoshi Fukae, Tatsuo Fujisaki, Fumitaka Toyomura, Shigenori Itoyama: Solar cell-bearing roof and method for installing solar cell-bearing roof. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 19, 2003: US06606830 (40 worldwide citation)

A solar cell-bearing roof includes a roof base member provided on a partition wall which partitions a building into an indoor portion and an outdoor portion, a solar cell module provided on the roof base member, and electric wiring with one end portion being electrically connected with the solar cel ...