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Title: Bracket for photovoltaic modules

Brackets for photovoltaic ("PV") modules are described. In one embodiment, a saddle bracket has a mounting surface to support one or more PV modules over a tube, a gusset coupled to the mounting surface, and a mounting feature coupled to the gusset to couple to the tube. The gusset can have a first leg and a second leg extending at an angle relative to the mounting surface. Saddle brackets can be coupled to a torque tube at predetermined locations. PV modules can be coupled to the saddle brackets. The mounting feature can be coupled to the first gusset and configured to stand the one or more PV modules off the tube.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1136395
Assignee:
SunPower Corporation (San Jose, CA) GFO
Patent Number(s):
8,757,567
Application Number:
12/772,756
Contract Number:
FC36-07GO17043
Research Org:
SunPower Corporation, San Jose, CA (USA).
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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