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Title: Solar tracking system

Abstract

Solar tracking systems, as well as methods of using such solar tracking systems, are disclosed. More particularly, embodiments of the solar tracking systems include lateral supports horizontally positioned between uprights to support photovoltaic modules. The lateral supports may be raised and lowered along the uprights or translated to cause the photovoltaic modules to track the moving sun.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1261595
Patent Number(s):
9,391,557
Application Number:
14/063,847
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Okandan, Murat, and Nielson, Gregory N. Solar tracking system. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Okandan, Murat, & Nielson, Gregory N. Solar tracking system. United States.
Okandan, Murat, and Nielson, Gregory N. Tue . "Solar tracking system". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1261595.
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abstractNote = {Solar tracking systems, as well as methods of using such solar tracking systems, are disclosed. More particularly, embodiments of the solar tracking systems include lateral supports horizontally positioned between uprights to support photovoltaic modules. The lateral supports may be raised and lowered along the uprights or translated to cause the photovoltaic modules to track the moving sun.},
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year = {Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
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