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

Abstract

An alternating current (AC) harness for a photovoltaic (PV) system includes a wire assembly having a first end and a second end, the wire assembly having a plurality of lead wires, and at least one AC connection module positioned at a location along a length of the wire assembly between the first end and the second end. Further, the at least one AC connection module includes a first connection terminal electrically coupled to the plurality of lead wires of the wire assembly and constructed to electrically couple the wire assembly with an output of a first PV module of the PV system. The at least one AC connection module also includes a second connection terminal electrically coupled to the plurality of lead wires of the wire assembly and constructed to electrically couple the wire assembly with an output of a second PV module of the PV system.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1420765
Patent Number(s):
9,893,678
Application Number:
14/055,042
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY) 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; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 42 ENGINEERING

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 AC connections and method of making same. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Cioffi, Philip Michael, Todorovic, Maja Harfman, Herzog, Michael Scott, Korman, Charles Steven, Doherty, Donald M., & Johnson, Neil Anthony. Photovoltaic system with improved AC 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 AC connections and method of making same". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1420765.
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title = {Photovoltaic system with improved AC connections and method of making same},
author = {Cioffi, Philip Michael and Todorovic, Maja Harfman and Herzog, Michael Scott and Korman, Charles Steven and Doherty, Donald M. and Johnson, Neil Anthony},
abstractNote = {An alternating current (AC) harness for a photovoltaic (PV) system includes a wire assembly having a first end and a second end, the wire assembly having a plurality of lead wires, and at least one AC connection module positioned at a location along a length of the wire assembly between the first end and the second end. Further, the at least one AC connection module includes a first connection terminal electrically coupled to the plurality of lead wires of the wire assembly and constructed to electrically couple the wire assembly with an output of a first PV module of the PV system. The at least one AC connection module also includes a second connection terminal electrically coupled to the plurality of lead wires of the wire assembly and constructed to electrically couple the wire assembly with an output of a second PV module of the PV system.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Tue Feb 13 00:00:00 EST 2018}
}

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