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Title: Photovoltaic system with improved DC connections and method of making same

Abstract

A micro-inverter assembly includes a housing having an opening formed in a bottom surface thereof, and a direct current (DC)-to-alternating current (AC) micro-inverter disposed within the housing at a position adjacent to the opening. The micro-inverter assembly further includes a micro-inverter DC connector electrically coupled to the DC-to-AC micro-inverter and positioned within the opening of the housing, the micro-inverter DC connector having a plurality of exposed electrical contacts.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1364408
Patent Number(s):
9,685,904
Application Number:
14/055,024
Assignee:
General Electric Company DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:
EE0005344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Cioffi, Philip Michael, Todorovic, Maja Harfman, Herzog, Michael Scott, Korman, Charles Steven, Doherty, Donald M., and Johnson, Neil Anthony. Photovoltaic system with improved DC connections and method of making same. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Cioffi, Philip Michael, Todorovic, Maja Harfman, Herzog, Michael Scott, Korman, Charles Steven, Doherty, Donald M., & Johnson, Neil Anthony. Photovoltaic system with improved DC connections and method of making same. United States.
Cioffi, Philip Michael, Todorovic, Maja Harfman, Herzog, Michael Scott, Korman, Charles Steven, Doherty, Donald M., and Johnson, Neil Anthony. Tue . "Photovoltaic system with improved DC connections and method of making same". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1364408.
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